flag de flag gb flag fr
Legal notice | RSS     European Milk Board ASBL | Rue du Commerce 124 | B-1000 Bruxelles

News Details

PDF-Icon Icon-Print Tip A Friend Icon

04.11.2013

No more business as usual

 

Invitation for a debate, action & celebration to launch the Alternative Trade Mandate (ATM) on 26-27 November 2013, Brussels

The current trading system isn’t working. Tons of food – often unsafe – get thrown away while millions of people go hungry. EU trade policy has played a significant role in causing and exacerbating the current crises in our economy, food, energy and the environment. But the recent launch of the EU-US trade negotiations shows that the EU wants more of the same, namely destructive trade agreements which eliminate social and environmental safeguards in pursuit of corporate profit.

The Alternative Trade Mandate Alliance, a group of almost 60 civil society groups from across Europe – among them the EMB – has developed an alternative vision for European trade policy – one that puts people and the planet before big business.

Join us on 26 - 27 November in Brussels, shortly before the summit of the World Trade Organisation in Bali, when we will present this alternative to the world and outline our plans for a powerful campaign in the run-up to the European elections which will help to make our vision a reality.

 

Programme:

26 November 2013

13:30-18:00 Gathering with activists from Europe and the global south, to present and discuss our alternatives and our campaign in the run-up to the European elections in 2014

18:00-22:00 Delicious food & drink and live music

 

27 November 2013

10:00-12:00 Joint action: walk of resistance and alternatives through the EU quarter

13:00-15:30 Alternative Trade Mandate Alliance meeting to discuss the EU election campaign

 

For further information, please have a look at the ATM website at: http://www.alternativetrademandate.org/


More News

Category: General 28.01.2015

Hearing “The Milk package and the prospects for the dairy sector”

On the 27th of January, a public hearing took place in the European Parliament. All experts were of the opinion that the Milk package had failed in its attempt to bring real improvements in the market position of milk producers. Also the ‘soft landing’ measures were regarded as failed. MEPs, experts and farmers took the floor....

Category: Press, General 27.01.2015

Farm Minister Council in Brussels

On January 26, farm ministers discussed market impact of the Russian embargo. Farm Commissioner Hogan reiterates that the EU’s dairy sector “is not in the state of a crisis”. Hogan expressed his openness to examine how the Milk Market Observatory could be strengthened further. For the German delegation, the measures taken by...

Category: Press, General 15.01.2015
Category: Press, General 05.01.2015

Press invitation: End of the quotas 2015 – What lies in store for the milk producers?

Dear Media Representatives,

 

2015 will decide the fate of European dairy farmers. With the abolition of the milk quota at the end of March all the indications are that production will rise. Supply already exceeds demand, and milk prices are in free fall throughout Europe. If the milk quotas turn out to be the last limit...

Category: Belgium / Luxembourg / Netherlands, General 19.12.2014

D19-20 Alliance blockades EU summit in Brussels

On 19 December, the D19-20 Alliance has mobilised forces with tractors and about 1,000 demonstrators against austerity policy and specifically against the TTIP.

The Belgian alliance of citizens, farmers, trade unions and NGOs intended to blockade the meeting of heads of state and government in Brussels and give a clear...

Displaying results 16 to 20 out of 385

< Previous

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Next >