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IPC Global Reach:  Europe



  • Joachim von Braun: Director, Center for Development Research and Professor of Economics and Technical Change, University of Bonn (Germany)
  • Piet Bukman:Formerly Dutch Minister of Agriculture, Minister of Trade, Minister of Development Cooperation, and former President, Dutch Farmers Union (The Netherlands)
  • Csába Csáki: Member, Monetary Board, Hungarian National Bank (Hungary)
  • Franz Fischler: Former Commissioner for Agriculture, European Union (Austria)
  • Eckart Guth:  Former Ambassador of the EU to the WTO (Germany)
  • Charlotte Hebebrand:  Director General, International Fertilizer Industry Association (U.S./Germany)
  • Sarah Hull;  Head, Global Public and Government Affairs, Syngenta Crop Protection AG (Switzerland)
  • Nicolas Imboden:  Executive Director, IDEAS Centre (Switzerland)
  • Hans Jöhr: Corporate Head of Agriculture, Assistant Vice President, Nestle Company (Switzerland)
  • Timothy Josling: Senior Fellow and Professor Emeritus, Institute for International Studies, Stanford University (United Kingdom)
  • Gerrit Meester:  Former Deputy Director of International Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (The Netherlands)
  • Michel Petit: Professor, Institut Agronomique Méditerranéen de Montpellier; Former Director, Rural Development, World Bank (France)
  • Lord Henry Plumb: Former President, European Parliament; Former President, National Farmers Union (United Kingdom)
  • Stefan Tangermann: Professor Emeritus at Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development at the University of Göttingen (Germany)
  • Carlo Trojan: Former Ambassador of  the European Commission to the WTO (The Netherlands)


Events and Seminars

Food & Environmental Security: The Role of Food and Agricultural Trade Policy
42nd IPC Seminar
Salzburg, Austria
May 10-11, 2009


Sustainability in Food and Agriculture: The Role of the Private Sector and Government

40th IPC Seminar
Stratford-Upon-Avon, England
October 15-16, 2007


Joint Congress with COCERAL
37th IPC Seminar
Budapest, Hungary
May 11-12, 2006

Agricultural Trade Negotiations: Politics and Prospects
33rd IPC Seminar
Brussels, Belgium
May 17, 2004

Agricultural Policy Reform and the WTO — Where are we Heading?
Capri, Italy
June 23- 25, 2003

Joint Congress with COCERAL
30th IPC Seminar (with IAMA World Forum)
Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
June 7-11, 2002

Assessing Uruguay Round Agreement
13th IPC Seminar
Seville, Spain
May 8-11, 1994

Agriculture, Trade and the Environment - Conflict of Cooperation
10th IPC Seminar
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
September 5-8, 1992

Mechanics of Agricultural Policy Reform
9th IPC Seminar
Moscow, Russia
April 26-May 1, 1992

Studies that Focused on Europe

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