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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 edward.mcmillan-scott@europarl.europa.eu

 

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.