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2 February 2021, 13:30-15:30

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Opportunities and Obstacles to the Implementation of the Right to Seeds in Romania

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This online event – co-organized with The Eco Ruralis Peasant Association – will discuss the opportunities and obstacles in implementing the right to seeds enshrined in the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP) in Romania.

Representatives of peasant organizations, academia and relevant public institutions will debate about the opportunity offered by UNDROP to protect peasant seeds, agrobiodiversity and the livelihood of millions of peasants in Romania.

Panelists will also discuss the initiatives of production, distribution and exchange of peasant's seeds, which have developed in Romania, extremely popular among peasants and all those concerned about healthy food.

Online

This event will take place online, benefiting from interpretation in Romanian and English.

For more information, as well as to confirm your participation, the contact person is Raluca Dan (Eco Ruralis Association), email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Time

The event starts at 14:30 (EET)  – 13.30 (CET)

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Opportunities and Obstacles to the Implementation of the Right to Seeds in Romania

This online event – co-organized with The Eco Ruralis Peasant Association – discussed the opportunities and obstacles in implementing the right to seeds enshrined in the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP) in Romania.

Location

Online event

Access

This event will take place online, benefiting from interpretation in Romanian and English.

For more information, as well as to confirm your participation, the contact person is Raluca Dan (Eco Ruralis Association), email: ecoruralis@gmail.com or raluca@ecoruralis.ro

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