Pesticide Free Towns: European policies, local strategies and future perspectives

Hosted by MEP’s Nicola Caputo (ENVI Committee), Eric Andrieu and Pavel Poc (PEST Committee) Where: European Parliament, Brussels, Room A3H1

Where: European Parliament, Brussels, Room A3H1
When: September 27th, 9:00-12:00
Simultaneous interpretation: IT, FR, EN


Welcome and introductory remarks (9h00-9h20)

MEP Nicola Caputo and PAN Europe - Henriette Christensen

European policies and perspectives on Pesticide Free Towns (9h20-10h00)

MEP Eric Andrieu - “Latest pesticide policy developments in the PEST Committee”

MEP Pavel Poc -“Where are we now? Implementing the EU regulations”

MEP Jytte Guteland - “Status of implementation of the Directive on the sustainable use of pesticides”

Koen Hertoge, Member of promotion team Mals Pesticide-free village - “Why EU regulations matter at local level: the case of Mals/Malles

French Senator Joel Labbe -“EU-wide non-agricultural pesticide ban and current situation inFrance

Local strategies by European Municipalities (10h00-11h00)

Davide Diegoli, Vice Mayor of Occhiobello - “Pesticide Free Towns in Italy, opportunities and problems in the sustainable management of green spaces

Mep Marco Affronte -“Political challenges for banning pesticides in public areas in Italy

Olivier Deleuze, Mayor of Watermael Boitsfort – “From national to local: a good practice example from Belgium"

Ivan Stomeo, President of Borghi Autentici d’Italia - “Flourishing villages: how greening including going pesticide free can support local economy

Luís Newton, President of the Parish Council of Estrela (Lisbon) – “Life after glyphosate: Estrela Borough Experience

Coffee break (11h00)

Round table (11h10- 12h00)

MEPs Nicola Caputo, Eric Andrieu, Pavel Poc, Jytte Guteland, Marco Affronte, French Senator Joel Labbe, Klaus Berend - DG SANTE, Vittorio Veronelli - IBMA, Municipality of Bologna, Bolzano, Zagreb, Lozzolo, Pratola Peligna, Occhiobello, Belluno, Limana, Limatola Loro Ciuffenna, Valfabbrica, Estrela, Claudio Serafini - Organic Cities Network Europe, Julien Ruelle - Bruxelles Environnement, Ivan Stomeo - Borghi Autentici d’Italia, Members of the Committee of Regions, Mario Catizzone - Angeli del Suolo.






Workshop: training gardeners for Pesticide Free Management

October 16th 2017

Watermaal-Bosvoorde, gemeentehuis

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La gestion sans pesticides des espaces verts et ses métiers

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