European Commission Civil Dialogue Group (CDG) on international aspects of agriculture

General information

The role of this civil dialogue group will be to assist the Commission in maintaining a regular dialogue on all matters related to the international aspects of agriculture, including trade and development issues.

The civil dialogue groups’ general tasks pursuant to the Commission decision will be:

  • (a) to maintain a regular dialogue on all matters relating to the common agricultural policy, including its implementation and new measures the Commission may be called on to take; 
  • (b) to exchange relevant experience and good practice;
  • (c) to advise the Commission on relevant policy;
  • (d) to deliver relevant opinions on request of the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development or on their own initiative; 
  • (e) to monitor relevant policy developments

In 2015, oriGIn has secured one seat in the CDG on International Aspects of Agriculture

Through this Group, oriGIn monitors all the EU Agreements impacting on GIs



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