Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Labbé Law colloquium – Assessment and prospects: towards zero pesticides in non-agricultural areas ?

On the 25th of October, PAN Europe was invited by French Senator Joël Labbé and Noé Association to participate in a colloquium on the 2014 Labbé Law, which prohibits the use of pesticides by municipalities since 2017 and by non-professionals starting from 2019.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Civil society and beekeepers join forces to ask the European Parliament to protect bees from toxic pesticides!

Since the 2018 ban on neonicotinoids, many citizens might think that bees are now fully protected from toxic pesticides in the EU. Unfortunately, this is not the case.

Monday, September 2, 2019

"Free from pesticides, Italy begins with municipalities": the conference giving voice to mayors

On June 12th, at Sala Aranciera of the Orto Botanico in Rome, a number of Italian mayors told the stories of local communities that have taken action to protect the health of citizens and the environment from the dangers posed by synthetic agrochemicals, starting from c

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

SUD implementation still lamentably inadequate: how linking it to the CAP could help

The European Commission’s Progress Report on the implementation plan to increase the availability of low-risk plant protection products and accelerate implementation of integrated pest management in Member States.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Pesticide Action Week 2019- together for a pesticide free future!

Pesticide Action Week is a grassroots initiative orchestrated by Générations Futures, Pan Europe member organisation in France, taking place during the first ten days of every spring (20th-30th of March) when usually the spraying of pesticides resumes.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Marching for a pesticide-free Italy

On Sunday 19th of May, despite adverse weather conditions, hundreds of people across the Italian regions of Trentino, Veneto and Emilia Romagna joined peaceful protests in what now, in its third year running, is officially known as the Marcia Stop Pesticidi.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

New developments on glyphosate

While soon in Europe we will be discussing again the renewal of the glyphosate, on the other side of the Atlantic, the second Roundup cancer trial in San Fransisco’s Federal court concluded that Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide (the most popular glyphosate-based herbicide)

Sunday, May 5, 2019

Bees continuously threatened

Bees are still under threat despite the EU ban on three highly bee-toxic neonicotinoids.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

NGOs call on EU regulators to protect Europeans from endocrine disruptors

As PAN Europe, we’re very disappointed with the lack of commitment in the recent Commission’s communication “Towards a comprehensive European Union framework on endocrine

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

EU Member States continue putting bees at risk

Inspired by UN’s World Charter for Nature, the precautionary principle represents one of the cornerstones of EU’s environmental legislation[1].

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