Follow us

Generic filters
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Generic filters
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
6 Sep, 2023

Joint open letter on the need to publish the EU legislative framework for Sustainable Food Systems before the end of this Commission’s mandate

Picture with the title: We are 160 organisations urging President von der Leyen to publish an ambitious sustainable food systems law"

Together with 160 organisations and recognised academics, COFACE Families Europe has sent a letter to Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, urging her to comply with her own working programme and publish an ambitious Framework for Sustainable Food Systems.

Such commitment should be reflected in the letter of intent presented by the European Commission in the State of the European Union speech which will be give on 13th September 2023.

The Sustainable Food System Framework is essential to set the basis towards a greener and healthier Union, as well as to place Health at the heart of the next food-related legislation, especially on food environments – with the consequent Non-Communicable Disease prevention.

Read the full letter here.

Related Posts

NewsOpinions
OPINION – Digital Services Act: New EU rules to protect and empower minors online

OPINION – Digital Services Act: New EU rules to protect and empower minors online

We can show kids and teens the path and we can even make it safer for them, but we can’t always be there to hold their hands nor keep them from going out into the world - and the world wide web. The environments that children are growing up in today are drastically different from the ones that we have known in the past. However, one thing is still the same: children and teens want to follow their curiosities, learn who they are and connect with other kids. Today they can do this from the palm of their hands.

Read More

News
Guidelines on European Accessibility Standards

Guidelines on European Accessibility Standards

The European Accessibility Resource Centre has recently published comprehensive guidelines outlining Accessibility Standards at the European level. 

This document provides information on why standards related to accessibility matter, no matter if you are a person with disabilities, an expert on accessibility, a legislator, a procurer, a manufacturer or a service provider.

Read More