XXIII
14th – 15th - BUDAPEST, HUNGARY
Venue: Danubius Hotel Helia, Conference Centre, Kárpát utca 62-64, H-1133 Budapest, Hungary.
Organizer: National Food Chain Safety Office - NÉBIH, Directorate of Plant Protection, Soil Conservation and Agri-Environment, Budaörsi út 141-145.,H-1118 Budapest, Hungary,
and Ministry of Agriculture, Division of Plant Protection and Soil Conservation, Department of Food Chain Control, Kossuth Lajos tér 11., H-1055 Budapest, Hungary.
The meeting is a technical conference for pesticides regulation experts from Central and East Europe. Over the past twenty five years the Forum has been organised by experts from the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture and National Food Chain Safety Office - NÉBIH, Directorate of Plant Protection, Soil Conservation and Agri-Environment in Budapest in a close cooperation with the colleagues from the Plant Protection Products Division of the Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture, Brno, Czech Republic, and the Polish Institute of Plant Protection - National Research Institute from Poznań.
On CEUREG Forum XI. Visegrad Group countries (i.e. Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) and Austria agreed on the rotational principle for Forum organization, being applied first in 2009, when CEUREG Forum XIII. was organized by the Institute of Plant Protection in Poznań.

In 2015 the Forum was exceptionally organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Croatia to commemorate two years of Croatia EU membership.

Thus this is the second time after the rotational principle was agreed, the Forum is held again after six years in Hungary and organized by the National Food Chain Safety Office - NÉBIH, Directorate of Plant Protection, Soil Conservation and Agri-Environment, in Budapest.

The Forum provides an opportunity to exchange information and experiences between regulatory agencies in charge of placing plant protection products on the market in the Central and East European Countries. The most important objective of the Forum activities is to help reduce the risk of pesticides use. It is about: cooperation, transfer of information, learning from each other
  • to initiate common approach to different issues related to pesticide regulation,
  • to promote international cooperation,
  • to share information