Past events

  1. 24 Jun 2008
    27 Jun 2008

    Growing global deployment of GM crops in agricultural production and trade has led to increasing complexity in identity preservation operations of diverse agricultural commodity production supply chains within progressively more complex and evolving market demands.

  2. 3 Mar 2014
    6 Mar 2014

    The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in Rome will host the second international conference on the collection and interpretation of traditional and non-traditional fishery dependent data.

    Comprehensive and reliable fisheries data and information is needed to provide sound scientific advice, feeding into fisheries management and policy frameworks in order to ensure sustainability in the fisheries sector and future profitable exploitation of fish stocks.

  3. 29 Oct 2014
    31 Oct 2014

    The theme of the 3rd International Conference on Biodiversity and the UN Millennium Development Goals, organised by the French CNRS Institut Ecologie et Environnement (InEE) and the German Leibniz Association (WGL), is "Biodiversity and Food Security – From Trade-offs to Synergies".

  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. 18 Sep 2015
    19 Sep 2015

    The JRC is co-organising a two-day workshop on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Security Nexus, to be held in the CNR Research Area MI1 (18 September 2015) and the EU Pavillion on the EXPO site (19 September 2015).

  6. 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 of agroecology and ecological intensification in EU agriculture.

  7. 18 Nov 2014
    21 Nov 2014

    The training will cover methods and procedures in the application of gamma-ray spectrometry to environmental and food samples.

  8. 30 Sep 2015

    Resilience determines the capacity to successfully deal with difficult events and to adapt and overcome adversity, and in a changing world creates stability, which in turn promotes job creation, economic growth and environmental sustainability.

    Science plays a key role in this continuous process of building a resilient, stable, competitive and prosperous Europe.

  9. 24 Sep 2014
    26 Sep 2014
    The workshop will highlight the challenges related to the determination of food and feed contaminants using sufficiently characterised method that allow a sound judgement of the analytical results obtained.
  10. 3 Jun 2015
    4 Jun 2015

    This, the ninth edition of European Development Days, will be held in Brussels from 3-4 June 2015. 2015 is the European Year for Development (EYD2015) and European Development Days (EDD15) will be its flagship event. The focus for EDD15, organised by DG DEVCO, echoes the motto of the European Year for Development - ‘Our world, our dignity, our future’. This year’s programme will be structured around 4 themes and 12 topics.