Stop the uncontrolled spread of genetically engineered organisms: EU countries should take the lead

International Conference in South Korea - a starting point?

Wednesday, 24. September 2014

On 29 of September an international Conference of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol will start in South Korea. Amongst others it will deal with the issue of unintended transboundary movements of genetically engineered organisms. A broad coalition of organisations are calling for initiatives to stop the uncontrolled spread of genetically engineered organisms into the environment. Testbiotech is demanding that the EU Member States take the lead in initiatives.

Video-Dokumentation: "Gentechnik - Pflanzen: Risiko ohne Kontrolle?"

Vorträge der Veranstaltung von Testbiotech online

Am 7. Mai 2014 fand in Berlin die Tagung zum Thema "Gentechnik - Pflanzen: Risiko ohne Kontrolle?" statt. Die Video-Aufzeichnungen der Vorträge von Professor Dr. Elena Álvarez-Buylla, Wolfgang Koehler, Dr. Thomas Kyris, Andreas Bauer-Panskus und Dr. Broder Breckling sind jetzt online: http://vimeo.com/testbiotech.

Heated controversy around post of Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission intensifies

Civil society organisations send a further letter to Jean-Claude Juncker

19 August 2014 Several organisations including Testbiotech have again criticised the creation of the post of chief scientific adviser (CSA) to the European Commission. In the letter published today concerns are voiced that the position of CSA is “fundamentally problematic as it concentrates too much influence in one person”.

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