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European Parliament’s Sustainable Food Conference: The Commission's imminent food policy: Sustainability or standing still?

2 April 2014, 09:00-11:30

European Parliament, Brussels, P5B001


Organised by EU Food Sense, the European Parliament’s Cross-Party Sustainable Food Steering Group with the help of the food waste campaign Feeding the 5000.


We are delighted to invite you to a conference to discuss the European Commission’s upcoming sustainable food communication and hear expert recommendations on how policy makers should act to bring about a balanced system, which respects health, environmental and agricultural concerns.


The event will be opened with a speech and Q&A from the UN’s Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, followed by food waste campaigner Tristram Stuart and a panel of expert speakers, including European Commission representatives.


If you wish to register for the event, please RSVP by 27 March to


If you require access to the European Parliament, please include your full name, date of birth, nationality and passport/ID number.

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This conference is held in conjunction with the Feeding the 5000 food waste event, where the team will be serving up a delicious free lunch. This will take place on 1 April from 12:00-16:00 at Marché Aux Herbes near the Grand Place, Brussels.