Conference “Agriculture and Rural Development – 5 Years Since Poland’s Accession To The European Union

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The Conference took place on 28-29 April 2009 in Warsaw. The aim of the Conference was to present the changes which took place in the agriculture and rural areas in the five years since Poland’s accession to the EU. Moreover there were discussed the challenges facing European agriculture and rural areas in the context of the ongoing public debate on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU.

DAY 1 | TUESDAY 28 APRIL 2009

Welcoming Address | Marek Sawicki, Ph.D., Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Republic of Poland

PART 1 FIVE YEARS OF MEMBERSHIP IN THE EU FROM DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES | PLENARY SESSION

PART 2 THE CONDITION OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AREAS IN POLAND AND IN THE EUROPEAN UNION | PANEL SESSIONS

Panel session |
PANEL 1 MULTIFUNCTIONALITY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL AREAS IN AN ENLARGED EUROPEAN UNION | moderator - prof. Jerzy Wilkin, Warsaw University

PANEL 2 CHALLENGES FACING AGRI-FOOD SECTOR IN A TIME OF UNCERTAINTY
| moderator Roger Waite, AgraFacts, Brussels

PANEL 3 THE EUROPEAN UNION OF TWO SPEEDS? - POST-ACCESSION EXPERIENCE
| moderator Zofia Krzyżanowska, Ph.D., Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Poland

PART 3. SUMMARY | PLENARY SESSION

Odnośnik otwierany w nowym oknie Summary of Panel 1 | prof. Jerzy Wilkin (.pdf 66.5 kB)

Odnośnik otwierany w nowym oknie Summary of Panel 2 | Roger Waite (.pdf 112.18 kB)

Odnośnik otwierany w nowym oknie Summary of Panel 3 | Zofia Krzyżanowska, Ph.D. (.pdf 138.28 kB)

DAY 2 | WEDNESDAY, 29 APRIL 2009

Welcoming Address | Marek Sawicki, Ph.D., Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Republic of Poland

EU EASTERN ENLARGEMENT – CURRENT PERSPECTIVES | CHALLENGES AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY | PLENARY SESSION