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28-06-2018 - PEST Hearing on authorisation of plant protection products by Member States

PEST 04-10-2018 - 10:16
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On 28 June 2018, the PEST Committee held a public hearing on the “Authorisation of plant protection products by Member States”. At the hearing, representatives of the respective national competent authorities from Belgium, Romania and Spain, as well as the Secretary General of COPA-COGECA and Mr Mesnage of King's College London answered questions raised by Committee members.

Location : JAN 4Q2


      Maarten Trybou - Belgian Ministry of Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
      José Maria Cobos Suarez - Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
      Paulina Gabor - Romanian Phytosanitary Authority
      Robin Mesnage - King's College London
      Statement Pekka Pesonen - COPA-COGECA

Experts' CV's

      CV Maarten Trybou
      CV José Maria Cobos Suarez
      CV Paulina Gabor
      CV Ramona Nichifor
      CV Robin Mesnage
      CV Pekka Pesonen

Verbatim transcriptions

      Verbatim PEST hearing 28.6.2018 - OR
      Verbatim PEST hearing 28.6.2018 - EN
      Verbatim PEST hearing 28.6.2018 - FR
      Verbatim PEST hearing 28.6.2018 - DE