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New opportunities for health in European food & agricultural policies

WEBINAR

Organised by the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) and European Public Health Association (EUPHA)

11 May 2020

 

14.00 – 15.30 CET

 

Health will be a new objective of the EU Common Agricultural Policy and the ‘Farm to Fork’ Strategy for sustainable food aims to design a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system.

This webinar, organised as part of the European Public Health Week 2020, explored how health organisations can make use of these opportunities and add a stronger public health dimension to national food and agricultural policies.

Event materials

WEBINAR REPORT

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BACKGROUND BRIEF

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14.00 - 14.05 I Introduction – Why this webinar?

Nikolai Pushkarev, Policy Coordinator on Food Systems & NCD Prevention, European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

14.05 - 14.20 I What is the 'Farm to Fork' Strategy for sustainable food systems?

Rada Chehlarova, European Commission, DG SANTE

Q&A

14.20 - 14.35 I What is new for health under the revised EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)?

Alisa Tiganj, European Commission, DG AGRI

Q&A

14.35 - 14.50 I In-depth: rapid review of public health policy recommendations for European agriculture

Urška Erklavec, Food and Nutrition Section, European Public Health Association (EUPHA)

Q&A

14.50 - 15.25 I Adding a stronger health dimension to your country's CAP implementation plan

– What are the main components of a national CAP strategic plan?

Aurélie Catallo, Coordinator, Plateforme Pour une autre PAC (France)

– How to shape national CAP strategic plans to pursue environmental health objectives? An example.

Célia Nyssens, Policy Officer for Agriculture, European Environmental Bureau

– How to shape national CAP strategic plans to pursue nutrition objectives? An example.

Nikolai Pushkarev, Policy Coordinator on Food Systems & NCD Prevention, European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

Q&A

15.25 - 15.30 I Conclusions

Dr. Christopher Birt, Food and Nutrition Section, European Public Health Association (EUPHA)

Organised with the support of Fondation Daniel & Nina Carasso.

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