Events

  1. 12 Nov 2015
    13 Nov 2015

    The workshop with key experts will explore which non communicable disease prevention areas are 1) more amenable to public health economics studies and 2) more likely to provide better and faster return.

  2. 14 Sep 2015
    15 Sep 2015

    Excessive alcohol consumption is considered as the third-leading risk-factor for disease and mortality in EU and E&IA countries. Bringing together experts from behavioural sciences, representatives of NGOS and public administration, this workshop will present new interventions and policies to reduce overconsumption of alcohol.

     

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  3. 13 Jul 2015
    14 Jul 2015

    The Monitoring Agricultural Resources (MARS) Unit of the Institute for Environment and Sustainability is organising a workshop on agroecology and ecological intensification for a sustainable food future, which will be held at the EXPO site in Milan and at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) in Ispra.

    The workshop aims to discuss the role agroecology and ecological intensification in EU agriculture.

     

  4. 20 May 2015

    The 2015 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) Global Event, co-organised by DG DEVCO and the JRC at the JRC Ispra site in the context of EXPO Milan 2015, aims to raise awareness on IPC, present key scientific outputs, get feedback from policy makers on innovations for chronic food insecurity and nutrition classification, and showcase the link between IPC and decision-making.

  5. 8 May 2015

    This high level conference will be the official launch of a series of discussions that the EU Scientific Steering Committee for Expo will follow during the course of the six months of the Expo. It will set in motion a process which will lead to a set of recommendations for decision makers on future priorities for research, development and innovation in the food and agricultural sector. This process will also indicate how the recommendations can best be implemented both within the EU institutions and beyond after the EXPO.