Navigation path

Login   |   Register

Advanced search Search in:    Audio    Photo    Video    Shotlist


OR










Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on GMO cultivation

Tonio Borg, Member of the EC in charge of Health, gave a press conference following the ruling delivered on the 26 September 2013 by the General Court of the European Union, stated that the Commission failed to act on a GMO cultivation request which had been submitted twelve years ago in 2001. In line with this ruling, the Commission reacted by referring the cultivation request to the Council of Ministers on 6 November 2013. It is now up to the Ministers to take a position by qualified majority on this request. The Commission requested a discussion with Member States during the Environmental Council which will meet on 13 December 2013.
In parallel, the Commission requested a fresh debate in the Council of Ministers of its so-called "cultivation proposal" on which the EP already adopted its opinion which would allow Member States to restrict or prohibit cultivation of GMOs on their territory on grounds other than those relating to risks to health and the environment.
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on GMO cultivation
Tonio Borg
Reference: P-024333
Date: 06/11/2013
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on GMO cultivation
Tonio Borg
Reference: P-024333
Date: 06/11/2013
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on GMO cultivation
Tonio Borg
Reference: P-024333
Date: 06/11/2013
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on GMO cultivation
Tonio Borg
Reference: P-024333
Date: 06/11/2013

Related photos

Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on GMO cultivation
Press conference by Tonio Borg, Member of the EC, on GMO cultivation
Ref: 024333
Date: 06/11/2013



Related videos

03:49 Extracts from the press conference by Tonio Borg, on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Extracts from the press conference by Tonio Borg, on Genetically Modified ...
Ref: I-083348
Date: 06/11/2013
18:58 Press conference by Tonio Borg, on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Press conference by Tonio Borg, on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
Ref: I-083347
Date: 06/11/2013




You don't find what you are looking for? Ask us!


Fri 22/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: On Wednesday, 4 October 2017, the European Commission has scheduled toadopt its monthly infringements package. These decisions seek to enforce EU law across Europe so that citizens and businesses can benefit fully from the internal market.
Mon 11/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: The European Union will host the fourth edition of Our Ocean conference in Malta, 5 - 6 October 2017. Our Ocean conference aims to inspire joint solutions and ambitious commitments in managing seas and oceans – which cover 75% of our planet.
Mon 18/09
European Commission - Upcoming events The news: As part of the process started with the publication of the Reflection Paper on the Future of EU finances, the Commission is organising on 25 September 2017 a conference on the challenges ahead of the European Union budget and the ways to address...
Mon 25/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 September 2017 The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers.
Mon 25/09
European - Fact Sheet Commission Brussels, 25 September 2017 The European Commission has entered into further discussions with trade unions and employers' organisations at EU level on how to modernise the rules on employment contracts, in order to make these contracts fairer and more predictable for all types of workers.
Mon 25/09
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 25 / 09 / 2017 Brussels, 25 September 2017 Commission welcomes Council decision to close Excessive Deficit Procedure for Greece The Commission welcomes the Council decision to close the Excessive Deficit Procedure (EDP) for Greece adopted at today's meeting of the General Affairs...
Fri 22/09
European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities Brussels, 22 September 2017 (Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine) Déplacements et visites   Lundi 25 septembre 2017 General Affairs Council (GAC), in Brussels President Jean-Claude Juncker receives the members of the European Affairs Committee of the Dutch Senate.
Fri 22/09
European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 September 2017 The European Union will organise a second Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region in spring 2018. This was announced yesterday by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini during a high-level event on the Syria crisis, hosted by the EU in the...
Fri 22/09
European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 22 September 2017 EU - US Agreement on insurance and reinsurance 1. THE AGREEMENT Why is the EU signing this Agreement? The Agreement will principally benefit EU reinsurers active in the USA by progressively removing collateral requirements.
Fri 22/09
European Commission - Daily News Daily News 22 / 09 / 2017 Brussels, 22 September 2017 Une eau potable plus saine et plus accessible en Roumanie grâce aux investissements de l'UE 129 millions d'euros du Fonds de Cohésion sont investis dans six projets pour garantir un meilleur accès à l'eau...

Go to useful links page Useful links


Go to rss page Go to EU Tube page Go to twitter page Go to facebook page Go to contact page