CEUREG FORUM XIV | History of the Ceureg Forum

History of the Ceureg Forum

CEUREG FORUM is a traditional meeting of experts which was established on Hungary’s initiative and Hungarian Government provides financial support for its operation.

Forum Centre – BUDAPEST

Ceureg Forum Major Organizers:

  • dr Zoltán Ocskó – Hungary
  • dr Josef Švařiček Czech Republic
  • dr Edward Czaplicki – Poland

FIRST FORUM

11-13 OCTOBER 1994

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • OECD PROGRAMS ON PESTICIDES
  • PESTICIDE REGISTRATION IN EU
  • FAO FOR SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES
  • EPPO AND PESTICIDE REGISTRATION
  • ECPA VIEW ON REGISTRATION
  • COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS

RESULTS

  • CEUREG IS CONSIDERED A REGIONAL TECHNICAL FORUM FOR THE FUTURE
  • THE FORUM INITIATES THE HARMONIZATION OF PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCT  REGISTRATION IN THE REGION
  • THE FORUM IS THE PLACE OF REGULAR INFORMATION EXCHANGE
  • THE FORUM SUPPORTS PARTICIPATION IN ACTIVITIES BY OTHER INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
  • HUNGARY SERVES AS THE COORDINATOR OF THE FORUM

SECOND FORUM

17-19 APRIL 1996

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • OECD ACTIVITY ON PESTICIDES
  • COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS
  • FAO CODE OF CONDUCT
  • DATA PROTECTION, CONFIDENTIALITY
  • LONDON GUIDELINE/ PIC PROCEDURE
  • REGIONAL COMPUTER NETWORK

RESULTS

  • BUDAPEST IS THE ADMINISTRATIVE CENTRE OF THE FORUM
  • TWO-WAY EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION
  • CONSENSUS ON THE NECESSITY OF COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF THE PIC PROCEDURE IS RECOGNIZED

THIRD FORUM

20-21 OCTOBER 1997

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • AUTHORIZATION OF PESTICIDES IN GERMANY, IMPLEMENTATION OF EU DIRECTIVES.
  • FAO PESTICIDE CODE OF CONDUCT – COUNTRY PROGRESS REPORTS.
  • PESTICIDE REGISTRATION IN SWEDEN, THE WAY TO THE EU

RESULTS

  • USEFUL INFORMATION EXCHANGE ON GERMAN AND SWEDISH PESTICIDE REGISTRATION SYSTEM.
  • FURTHER DEVELOPMENT ON IMPLEMENTATION OF FAO CODE OF CONDUCT
  • REGISTRATION OF GENERIC PRODUCTS  SHOULD BE DISCUSSED.
  • ELECTRONIC DATA SUBMISSION IS OF SPECIAL INTEREST OF THE FORUM

FOURTH FORUM

14-15 OCTOBER 1998

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • AUTHORIZATION OF PESTICIDES IN DENMARK, IMPLEMENTATION OF EU DIRECTIVES (DANISH EPA)
  • PESTICIDE REGISTRATION IN USA (US-EPA)
  • COUNTRY PRESENTATION ON PESTICIDE REGULATION
  • PESTICIDE REGISTRATION IN UK
  • ROTTERDAM PIC CONVENTION ? FAO

FIFTH FORUM

19-20 OCTOBER 1999

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • REGISTRATION OF GENERIC PRODUCTS
  • FAO SPECIFICATIONS
  • PESTICIDE STATISTICS (PSD ? UK)
  • PESTICIDE REGISTRATION IN AUSTRIA
  • ROTTERDAM PIC CONVENTION ? UNEP

SIXTH FORUM

17-18 OCTOBER 2000

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS ON PESTICIDE ACTIVITY
  • CEUREG PROGRAMME FOR ACTIVE INGREDIENTS ? DATABASE
  • PESTICIDES AND HUNGARIAN CHEMICAL ACT
  • PESTICIDE AND ENVIRONMENT (HUNGARY)

SEVENTH FORUM and FIRST CEUREG WORKING GROUP

24-26 OCTOBER 2001

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • TAIEX MISSION (COMMISSION EU)
  • DOSSIER GUIDANCE AND MONOGRAPH (EU)
  • QUALITY CONTROL OF PESTICIDES (POST-REGISTRATION STUDIES ? HUNGARY, POLAND)
  • NEW COUNTRY PRESENTATIONS ON PLANT PROTECTION ACTS

EIGHTH FORUM and SECOND CEUREG WORKING GROUP

15-18 OCTOBER 2002

HEADLINES FROM THE AGENDA:

  • NEW DEVELOPMENT ON EU REGISTRATION OF PESTICIDES
  • PARALLEL IMPORTANT, REGISTRATION STATUS OF EXISTING CHEMICALS
  • PESTICIDE RESIDUE MONITORING (EU)
  • QUALITY CONTROL
  • PESTICIDE REGISTRATION SYSTEM IN US
  • FATE AND BEHAVIOUR OF THE PESTICIDES IN THE ENVIRONMENT (US-EPA)
  • MONITORING OF THE PESTICIDE RESIDUES (US-EPA)
  • INSPECTIONS OF PLANT PROTECTION IN US
  • DISPOSAL OF CONTAMINATED CONTAINERS

CEUREG FORUM IX and CEUREG WORKING GROUP III

29-31 OCTOBER 2003

  • EU REGULATION REPLACING DIR.. 91/414/EEC
  • EUROPEAN FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY (EFSA) AND NATIONAL FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITIES
  • TWINNING PROGRAMS UPDATE REPORTS
  • EU/US EPA REGISTRATION AND WORK SHARING

CEUREG FORUM X

19-20 OCTOBER 2004

  • ROTTERDAM CONVENTION REGION COUNTRIES STATUS REPORTS
  • EU/OECD DOSSIER FORMAT COMPARISON
  • EU MEMBER STATES STATUS

CEUREG FORUM XI

24-25 OCTOBER 2007

  • EU REGULATION REPLACING DIR.. 91/414/EEC
  • PARALLEL IMPORT OF PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS
  • RULES FOR AERIAL APPLICATION OF PPPs
  • REGULATION OF PPPs FOR AMATEUR USES
  • RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE EUROPEAN
  • COMMISSION AND THE COUNCIL OF THE EU

CEUREG FORUM XII

16-17 October 2008

  • CURRENT CROP PROTECTION ISSUE – RAGWEED PROBLEM
  • REGULATION REPLACING DIRECTIVE 91/414/EEC
  • CONTROL OF PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS PLACED ON THE MARKET
  • PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS COMPOSITION ANALYSIS AND CONTROL
  • OTHER INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

CEUREG FORUM XIII

15-16 October 2009

  • New EU pesticides regulations – State of the Art
  • Pesticide usage and sale statistics.
  • Efficacy studies of plant protection products – GEP rules
    • Mutual recognition
    • Zonal system
  • Other international developments
    • Global Harmonization System
    • Control of parallel import
    • Data protection
    • Counterfeiting of plant protection products
  • Country presentations on main topics