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ECVC at the DG AGRI European journalists’ conference on the CAP reform -Brussels, 06/12/2011

7 December 2011

Genevieve Savigny represented European Coordination Via Campesina at this conference, as speaker on panel 2: "From global to local – getting farmers organised to play on all markets". The video on panel 2 with the the speech of Geneviève Savigny is available at: http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/videoplayer.cfm?ref=81755.

European journalists' conference on the CAP reform" -Brussels, 06/12/2011- The European Commission's Agriculture and Rural Development Directorate-General has organised the AG-Press.eu Annual Network Event 2011 in Brussels on 6 December 2011. Three specialist panel discussions were organized in the morning, on the following issues: • Competitive and productive farming: to green or not to green? • From global to local: getting farmers organised to play on all markets. • The territorial challenge: agriculture as a key element of rural growth. ECVC was invited to participate in panel 2 and Genevieve Savigny, member of the Coordination Committee, represented ECVC. The video on panel 2 with the the speech of Geneviève Savigny is available on the following link:http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/video/videoplayer.cfm?ref=81755 In the afternoon, the EU Commissioner Dacian Ciolos responded to the participants’ questions on the three panel issues. The video is available at: http://ec.europa.eu/avservices/player/streaming.cfm?type=ebsvod&sid=191951 More general information on the conference are available at: http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/events/ag-press-2011_en.htm

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