CEUREG FORUM XX | 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

Organizer: Institute of Plant Protection – National Research Institute, Poznań, POLAND

  • 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

CEUREG FORUM XIV

7-8 October 2010

Organizer: State Phytosanitary Administration – Plant Protection Products Section
Zemědělská 1a, Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

  • Regulation 1107/2009/EC Replacing Directive 91/414/EEC
    • Stage of progress
    • Stage of progress of Related Regulations and Guidance documents
    • Mutual recognition of authorisations
    • Comparative assessment of plant protection products containing candidates for substitution
    • Border line cases (seed treatment, …)
  • Directive 2009/128/EC on sustainable use of pesticides
    • National Action Plans
  • Other International, Regional and States Developments since CEUREG Forum XIII.
    • Quality control of plant protection products
    • Outcomes of the OECD Seminar Risk Reduction through the Prevention, Detection and Control of the Illegal International Trade in Agricultural Pesticides
  • Country presentations on main topics

CEUREG FORUM XV

6-7 October 2011

Organizer: Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic, Dobrovičova 12, Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

  • Regulation 1107/2009/EC Replacing Directive 91/414/EEC
    • Stage of progress
    • Experiences with the application in EU MSs
  • Directive 2009/128/EC on sustainable use of pesticides
    • Experiences with the application in National Action Plans in EU MSs
    • Risk indicators
  • Overview of the current situation in the CEUREG Region States as to the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Organic Farming
  • International, Regional and Countries Developments since CEUREG Forum XIV.
    • Outcomes of the 11th International HCH and Pesticides Forum
    • The OECD Pesticides Programme
    • Regulation of „Other Products“ („Auxiliary Products“, Non-PPPs) in CEUREG Region States
  • Country presentations on main topics

CEUREG FORUM XVI

15-16 October 2012

Organizer: Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety GmbH – AGES, Institute for Plant Protection Products, Spargelfeldstrasse 191, 1220 Vienna, AUSTRIA

  • European Union PPPs Legislation Current Issues – Regulation 1107/2009/EC and Directive 2009/128/EC
    • Experiences with the application in EU MSs including zonal approvals and work sharing
    • Harmonization of risk assessment, efficacy evaluation and administrative procedures
    • Progress of National Action Plans in individual EU MSs, harmonization of risk indicators
  • National Systems for PPPs Controls and Actions against Counterfeited Products and the Illegal Trade, Enforcement, Sampling and Laboratory Analyses – Current Situation and EU perspective
    • Regulation 1107/2009/EC, Article 68 Monitoring and controls
    • Necessity for harmonized „Regulation on Control of PPPs Placed on the Market“
  • CEUREG Region Network of Experts for Co-operation in the Area of PPPs Controls and Actions against Counterfeited Products and the Illegal Trade, incl. Enforcement, Sampling and Laboratory Analyses (incl. based on PPPs „identicality“)
    • Practical experience and information exchange
    • National contact points
  • Other International, Regional and Countries Developments since CEUREG Forum XV.
  • Country presentations on main topics

CEUREG FORUM XVII

14-15 October 2013
Organizer: National Food Chain Safety Office (NÉBIH), Directorate of Plant Protection, Soil Conservation and Agri-Environment, Budapest, HUNGARY, and Ministry of Rural Development, Division of Plant Protection and Soil Conservation, Department of Food Chain Control, Budapest, HUNGARY

  • Session I – Regulation 1107/2009/EC Current Issues
    • Stage of progress
    • Experiences with the application in EU MSs including zonal approvals, minor uses, non-professional uses, generic products
    • Legal aspects of parallel trade
    • Situation concerning the effects of PPPs on honey bees in the MSs
  • Session II – Other products, yield enhancers, biostimulants
  • Session III – Directive 2009/128/EC Current Issues
    • Stage of progress
    • Risk indicators
  • Session IV – Other International, Regional and Countries Developments since CEUREG Forum XVI.
  • Session V – Regulation on control of PPPs placed on the market
    • Regulation on official controls replacing Regulation 882/2004/EC and Implementing Regulation replacing third subparagraph of Article 68 of EC Regulation 1107/2009 – stage of progress, position of EU MSs, proposal for establishing expert group
    • control of faked products, including recent developments in the net-working between MSs and EC in order to fight against illegal trade

CEUREG FORUM XVIII

16th–17th OCTOBER 2014 – POZNAŃ, POLAND
Organizer: Institute of Plant Protection – National Research Institute, Poznań, Poland
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Warsaw, Poland

  • Session I – Regulation 1107/2009/EC Current Issues
    (stage of progress; experiences with the application in EU MSs including zonal approvals, minor uses, emergency uses, generic products; legal aspects of parallel trade; situation concerning the effects of PPPs on honey bees in the MSs; comparative assessment)
  • Session II – Regulation of Biological Control Agents for Plant Protection
    (microbials, botanicals, semiochemicals and macrobials/beneficials/invertebrates registration, placing on the market and availability)
  • Session III – Directive 2009/128/EC Current Issues
    (stage of progress, experiences with the application in EU MSs, risk indicators)
  • Session IV – Official Controls
    (proposal on application technique controls – stage of progress; draft Regulation on Official Controls replacing Regulation 882/2004/EC – stage of progress, provisions related to PPPs placed on the market as to the changes of Regulation 1107/2009/EC and Directive 2009/128/EC, position of EU MSs, proposal to establish expert group; controls of implementation of IPM)
  • Session V – Other International, Regional and Countries Developments since CEUREG Forum XVII
    (EU membership candidates progress reports; non EU CEUREG region countries progress reports)

CEUREG FORUM XIX

5th–6th NOVEMBER 2015 – ZAGREB, CROATIA
Organizer: Ministry of Agriculture, Directorate of Food Quality and Phytosanitary Policy, Sector of Phytosanitary Policy, Service for Plant Protection Products, Zagreb, Croatia

  • Session I – Regulation 1107/2009/EC Current Issues
    (Article 50 – comparative assessment, first experiences with implementation in EU MSs; Article 53 – emergency situations in plant protection; news in legal aspects of parallel trade)
  • Session II – Directive 2009/128/EC Current Issues
    (training of professional users in EU MSs; EC Report on evaluation of NAPs, sprayers testing; IPM implementation; risk mitigation measures; experiences with the application in EU MSs etc.)
  • Session III – Official Controls
    (draft Regulation on Official Controls replacing Regulation 882/2004/EC – stage of progress, post-registration control of PPPs; actions taken against counterfeited products)
  • Session IV – Other International, Regional and Countries Developments since CEUREG Forum XVIII.
    (EU membership candidates progress reports; potential candidates to EU progress reports; EU CEUREG region countries progress reports)