Agriculture and Fisheries Council of 25 July 2023

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Indicative programme

All times are approximate and subject to change

Chair: Luis Planas Puchades, Spanish Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and food

From 8.15
Arrivals (live streaming)

+/- 8.30
Doorstep by Luis Planas PuchadesSpanish Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and food (live streaming)

Beginning of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting (roundtable)

Adoption of the agenda

Approval of ‘A’ items

+/- 10.15
Work programme of the Presidency (public session)

+/- 10.35
Market situation in particular following the invasion of Ukraine

Any other business:

  • +/- 10.35
    The continuing difficult situation on agricultural markets as a result of the Russian aggression against Ukraine and the necessity of prolonging the EU preventive measures for certain products originating in Ukraine beyond 15 September 2023
  • +/- 12.35
    Difficulties farmers are facing due to the war in Ukraine, drought/adverse weather conditions and high input prices – request for derogation (public session)
  • +/- 13.05
    Fifth African Union-European Union Agriculture Ministerial Conference (Rome, 30 June 2023)

+/- 13.25
Lunch break

After the lunch break (+/- 14.55) press conference in live streaming.

+/- 15.25
Regulation on the sustainable use of plant protection products – study complementing the impact assessment (public session)

+/- 16.55
Regulation on plants obtained by certain new genomic techniques and food and feed products (public session)

Any other business

  • +/- 18.25
    Current legislative proposals: Regulations on the production and marketing of plant and forest reproductive material (public session)

Arrangements for the press conference

The press conference will take place in a hybrid format: EU accredited journalists will be able to participate and ask questions either remotely or in person at the Europa building press room.

If you have not registered for previous press events of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council, please use this link to do so and have the possibility to ask questions remotely.

  • Deadline for registration: Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 14.00

Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants shortly after the deadline.

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