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Open letter to the Commission on new genetic engineering methods

Publication | January 27, 2015 at 16:06

A cohalition of eight NGOs wrote to EU Commissioner Andriukaitis flagging their concerns that the European Commission might consider exempting new genetic engineering techniques from GM rules. The signatories called on the Commission to reject...

EU Parliament to adopt new GM crop national opt-out law

Publication | January 12, 2015 at 12:17

MEDIA BRIEFING - On Tuesday, the European Parliament is expected to adopt a new law allowing EU countries to ban the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops. The law is expected to come into force in the coming weeks, after rubberstamping...

Smart breeding: The next generation

Publication | December 1, 2014 at 16:51

While genetic engineering is in the public spotlight but has progressed little, a silent transformation in conventional plant breeding has taken place through the use of marker assisted selection (MAS).

How to preserve scientific advice from corporate lobbying

Publication | November 19, 2014 at 14:07

The position of Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission has been discontinued, and the Juncker Commission says it is now reflecting on how to organise independent scientific advice.

Parliament expected to make breakthrough on countries’ right to ban GM crop cultivation

Publication | November 6, 2014 at 11:11

MEDIA BRIEFING - On Tuesday 11 November, the European Parliament will vote on a new law on national bans of genetically modified (GM) crops.

Symposium “Feeding Europe with fewer pesticides”

Publication | October 29, 2014 at 11:03

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Greenpeace contribution on ISDS

Publication | September 12, 2014 at 16:51

Greenpeace’s contribution to the European Commission’s public consultation on “Investment protection and investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP)”.

NGO letter on EU chief scientific advisor

Publication | July 25, 2014 at 12:00

Addressed to Commission president-elect Jean-Claude Juncker

Italian presidency to tackle EU energy future and genetically modified crops

Publication | June 6, 2014 at 12:33

Italy will take over the six-month presidency of the council of the European Union in July 2014. During these months, a number of important environmental and energy issues will be at the heart of European politics.

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