NGTs event under Czech presidency of EU Council
NGTs in plant breeding – What will be their role in the transition to more sustainable agri-food systems?
Co-organised by Plants for the Future ETP, Czech NTP (CTP P4F), MEP Michaela Šojdrová and MEP Marlene Mortler
Event type: Roundtable discussions (morning) and high level event (afternoon)
Date and time: 9 to 16:00 CET, 16th November 2022
Location, venue: Brussels, COMET Louise (Place Stephanie 20, 1050 Brussels)
Short outline of event: The event was organised in the context of the Czech presidency to the EU
Council, with the aim to provide an open platform for discussions between stakeholders and
policymakers with diverse opinions on plant breeding and NGTs, enabling the sharing of views and
perspectives on the overarching needs and common goals for the transition towards more sustainable
agri-food systems. The morning session was aimed at agri-food stakeholders and took the form of
roundtable discussions. The afternoon session included the morning participants, policymakers and
additional stakeholders. Following several remarks and presentations, a summary of the morning
discussions was given, followed by a panel and open floor discussion.