Europäische Konferenz der gentechnikfreien Regionen, für lebendige Vielfalt und ländliche Entwicklung

Am 4. und 5. September 2012 fand in Brüssel die 7. Konferenz der gentechnikfreien Regionen mit 200 Teilnehmern aus 33 Ländern statt. Nach intensiven Workshops und Vorträgen sowie der traditionelle GMO-free Party im "mundo b" am ersten Tag, folgten Debatten und Präsentationen im Europäischen Parlament. Mehr Informationen gibt es hier.

GMO free Europe 2012

The 7th European GMO Free Regions Conference welcomed 200 participants from 33 countries on the 4th and 5th of September 2012 in Brussels. Key issues were the question of national bans for the cultivation of GMO crops and  EFSA risk assessment. Sofia Gatica and Maria Godoy, two mothers from Argentina, called upon European politicians to stop the import of GM soybeans. Conference proceedings

GMO Free Europe 2010

300 people from 37 countries joined the 6th European Conference of GMO-Free Regions in Brussels and Ghent, 16-18 September 2010, including EU-Commissioner John Dalli, heads of supermarkets and leaders of the GMO Free movement inside and outside Europe.  Conference proceedings and audiovisuals











Food and Democracy 2009

More than 260 regions, over 4500 municipalities and other local entities and tens of thousands of farmers and food producers in Europe have declared themselves "GMO-free" expressing their commitment not to allow the use of genetically modified organisms in the agriculture and food in their territories. Since 2005, the movement of GMO Free Regions in Europe holds an annual meeting. Proceedings

Planet Diversity 2008: Local, Diverse, GMO-Free

At the occasion of the UN Convention of Biological Diversity's meeting in Bonn, Germany, more than 700 representatives from 100 countries around the world gathered on April 12 to 16 in Bonn, Germany, to celebrate gmo-free agricultural diversity. A global festival, demonstration and 3 day conference with guests from all around the world marked the GMO Free Regions event 2008.

Conference 2007

300 participants from 37 countries gathered at the European Parliament in Brussels, 19-20 April 2007 to discuss strategies of the GMO free regions movement as well as burning issues such as the impacts of agro-fuels on sustainable agriculture. Proceedings



GMO-free Regions 2006

250 representatives of regional governments, municipalities, companies, farmers unions, consumer and environmental organisations and initiatives from 35 countries met in Berlin on January 14 - 15, 2006, for the 2nd GMO Free Regions conference.