Key documents for the greening of Europe

This page includes Task Force documents and correspondence, aside from relevant third-party articles and papers.

Legal Opinion by Arnold & Porter regarding a fast-track procedure for microbial PPPs (25th February 2022)

Proposal for a European Commission 'Communication', based on the Legal Opinion of Arnold & Porter (25th February 2022)

Task Force Position Paper as sent to the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee (4th June 2021)

Statement by Ms Diana Lenzi, President of the European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA), during a Task Force press conference, (31st March 2022)

Letter from the Cabinet of European Commission's Executive Vice President Mr Frans Timmermans (10th December 2021)

Letter from Senior European Commission Functionary to the MPPP Task Force/PA International (6th April 2022)

Response letter by the MPPP Task Force/PA International to Senior European Commission Functionary (23rd May 2022)

Response letter of Senior European Commission Functionary to the MPPP Task Force/PA International (27th June 2022)

Response letter by the MPPP Task Force/PA International to Senior European Commission Functionary (12th July 2022)

Letter from the Danish Ministry of the Environment (12th July 2022)

Letter of Dutch Minister of Agriculture Henk Staghouwer to the Dutch Parliament,25 January 2022 

Letter to DG SANTE Director General Ms Sandra Gallina (23rd March 2021)

Letter to Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms Ms Elisa Ferreira (28th April 2021)

Letter to Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Ms Stella Kyriakides (21st May 2021)

Letter to Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Mr Virginijus Sinkevičius (21st May 2021)

Letter to the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee (4th June 2021)

Invitation to attend the webinar: 'Biological Plant Protection Products and the Future of Europe’s and the World’s Green Deal’ on 30th August 2021 at 16:00-17:30 CEST (6th August 2021)

Second invitation to attend the webinar: 'Biological Plant Protection Products and the Future of Europe’s and the World’s Green Deal’ on 30th August 2021 at 16:00-17:30 CEST (19th August 2021)

 Booklet: "Pesticides use in the EU- Presence of Candidates for Substitution, Low-Risk Substances and Low-Risk Microbial Substances: Statistics and Maps" (21 October 2021)

 

Critique of the European Commission documents on Regulations 283/2013 and 284/2013 (20 November 2021)

Letter of Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, unofficial English translation (28 September 2021)

Task Force response letter to the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (8 October 2021)

Pesticide Atlas by PAN Germany (18 January 2022): for complete German version click here; for summary English translation click here 

Article: "Probing for a Pesticides link to Parkinson's disease", EUObserver (16 February 2022)

Study: "Pesticides: a model that's costing us dearly", Le Basic (30 November 2021)