Briefings

November 2019

PAN Europe's reaction to European Commission publication of Harmonised Risk Indicators (HRI) for pesticides

Brussels 15 November 2019

The European Commission misleadingly claims a 20% reduction in risks posed by pesticides in the EU

September 2019

PAN Europe position on precision farming

 

Factsheet: Contribution to the EU survey on precision farming technologies  

 

“If biodiversity is to be restored in Europe and opportunities are to be created for crop production utilizing biodiversity-based ecosystem services such as biological pest control, there must be a Europe-wide shift towards farming with minimum use of pesticides over large areas”

(Geiger, F. et al. 2010)

 

July 2019

How the EU Common Agricultural Policy impacts on knowledge exchange and advisory activities

 

Factsheet: How does EU’s Common Agricultural Policy impact on knowledge exchange and advisory activities

 

“If biodiversity is to be restored in Europe and opportunities are to be created for crop production utilizing biodiversity-based ecosystem services such as biological pest control, there must be a Europe-wide shift towards farming with minimum use of pesticides over large areas”

(Geiger, F. et al. 2010)

 

July 2019

European Commission’s Fitness Check roadmap on Endocrine Disruptors - PAN Europe’s feedback

European Commission’s Fitness Check roadmap on Endocrine Disruptors[1] - PAN Europe’s feedback

 

Background

July 2019

Position on CAP Reform for the Incoming AGRI Committee

Joint Position by PAN Europe, Arche Noah, and BeeLife on CAP Reform for the Incoming AGRI Committee

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June 2019

Chlorpyrifos residues in fruits

Chlorpyrifos residues in fruits

The case for a Europe-wide ban to protect consumers

Chlorpyrifos is one of the most widely used pesticides in Europe. Exposure to this pesticide, even in small doses, can harm children’s brain development and function of their hormonal system.

May 2019

Inspiration Paper: Green Architecture of the CAP

INSPIRATION NOTE: TO MOVE FORWARD IN THE EU’S COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY

How Member States should use the new strategic plans to seriously reduce dependency on pesticides  

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March 2019

Voting Recommendations for the EP’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI) on the CAP Strategic Plans’ Proposal ( 28 March 2019)

March 2019

PAN Europe and PAN Germany position concerning the current review of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and its Daughter Directives

Against the backdrop of several shortcomings in the implementation and application of the WFD, PAN Europe and PAN Germany urge Member States as well as the European Commission to put in place a more consistent approach to fulfil the legal requirements for the protection of our aquatic ecosystems. At this stage, there is no need to revise the WFD, but there is an urgent need to better implement its provisions. The collapse of biodiversity is taking place at a worrying pace and strong measures need to be taken to protect European waters. 

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December 2018

PAN position on the EC proposal for the establishment of 'Harmonised Risk Indicators' on pesticides

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