EU Commission needs to take action regarding the alliance between FAO and CropLife International
Dear Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen,
(Cc. Vice-President Timmermans),
The EU being an important member of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations (UN), we are writing to you concerning the unacceptable partnership that FAO has established with CropLife International, the umbrella organisation of the world's biggest pesticide companies.
Pesticides - Confirmation information on Propyzamide - Commission acts against Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009
Dear Commissioner Kyriakides,
PAFF July meeting (A. 06, point 1) - Confirmation information on Propyzamide - Call upon Member States to reject the amended review report
Dear members of the PAFF committee,
Call to adopt without delay the Implementing Regulation harmonising the content and format of the pesticide use records
Dear representatives of national governments, members of the PAFF Committee,
Dear Chair of the PAFF Committee,
Derogations to CAP conditionality in 2023 are unacceptable
Dear Executive Vice-President, Dear Commissioners,
We are writing to express our deepest concern in relation to the possibility of the European Commission granting derogations on two basic conditionality standards of the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
No further delay of the Nature Protection Package
The European organic movement, together with the organizers of the European Citizens' Initiative Save Bees and Farmers (signed by 1.2 million Europeans calling for a 80 percent reduction of synthetic pesticides by 2030 and a phase-out by 2035) fully support the European Commission's aim of releasing the "Nature Protection Package" on 22 June 2022, without any further delay.
Civil society and Indigenous Peoples’ appeal to the FAO Council to rescind the FAO partnership agreement with CropLife International
Dear Member State Representatives of the UN FAO Council,
We would like to take the opportunity to urge you to bring forth in the discussion of the Strategy for Private Sector Engagement in the upcoming 170th FAO Council Session (13-17 June 2022) the strong recommendations of civil society, Indigenous Peoples and the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food for the FAO to review and rescind its existing partnership agreement with CropLife International (CLI).
Call to President von der Leyen for a commensurate reply to the rising presence of the most hazardous pesticides in the EU
Dear President von der Leyen,
Pesticide Action Network (PAN Europe) asks the European Commission to stick to its ambitions and timetable in the context of the revision of the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive (SUD).
Réponse à votre accusation de propagation de “propos intentionnellement malhonnêtes” par PAN Europe le 25 mai 2022 devant la Chambre des représentants
Monsieur le Ministre,
Joint Statement: Urgent need for precise public data on the use of pesticides across Europe
More than 60 organisations, including Eureau, EFFAT and SumOfUS express their deep concerns about the direction the negotiations within Trilogues are taking on the reform of the agriculture statistics regulation (SAIO). To ensure that European agriculture shifts away from pesticide-intensive practices, we need precise public data on what pesticides are used where, when, on which crops and in what quantities.