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29 November 2022, 15:30-17:00

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UNDROP in the Future EU Seed Marketing Reform: The Perspective of Denmark

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This online workshop aims to raise awareness about the upcoming changes to the European Union (EU) seed marketing legislation and to explore pathways to align it with the right to seeds recognized by the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP).

UNDROP’s holistic approach to the right to seeds entails legislative changes at the EU and national levels in various policy fields.

This online workshop will focus on the impacts of rules that govern the marketing of seeds in the EU – currently undergoing a reform process with an EU Commission proposal expected in spring 2023. It will specifically look into what UNDROP and the EU reform mean in the Danish context, and how positive aspects of the national legislation could feed the reform or, alternatively, suffer from new and more restrictive rules.

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The programme of the workshop is available here.

Get ready: Relevant Links

You can find more background information on the relevant UNDROP provisions and their implementation in our Practical Manual on the Right to Seeds in Europe, as well as in our shorter Research Brief.

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