Implementing the Nagoya Protocol by national legislation in the countries of Europe, statement, asking the European Commission and the Member States to support the adoption of uniform legislation across Europe for the exchange and use of Plant Genetic Resources by applying the multilateral system enshrined in the FAO International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA). In this way these resources would be subject to the standardized material transfer agreement procedures, which are considered of key importance to sustain future research and breeding activities.
- The European Commission published the third countries participation anticipated for Horizon Europe, incl. e.g. Israel, Norway, Serbia, Ukraine and UK. Swiss project partners will be funded by Switzerland 13/07/2021
- ISE position on Horizon Europe identifies three areas of intervention: Interdisciplinarity, Widening participation, Balancing Research and Innovation Actions 12/07/2021
- PBE 2021 – The Plant Biology Europe joint conference of EPSO and FESPB will start on Monday 28 June and offer an exciting programme until 1 July. 25/06/2021