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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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)
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