Konferencja "Przyszłość Obszarów Wiejskich w Europie" - wersja angielska

The Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, with the support from Dutch and British government, organized the International Conference of Directors “Future of European Rural Development in Europe” in Krakow. The meeting took place from the 29thof November to the 1st of December, 2005. Representatives of EU Member States and applicant countries participated in the event as well as Polish regional authorities.

Goals of the Conference

The conference gave an opportunity to exchange experiences, opinions and proposals on the best practise with regards to support of rural development.
The main goal of the meeting was to take advantages of the views of different countries to make new European rural policy more successful. The conference focused on key points regarding RD e.g.: national strategic plans, implementation issues, agriculture and environment, and Leader.
Speeches and presentations that were given during the conference have been made available for you to download. PLENARY SESSION
European Commission
“New approach of Rural Development support under CAP”
Mr Dirk Ahner - Deputy Director-General, DG for Agriculture and Rural Development,
Polska
“Perspectives of Rural Development in Poland”
Mr Dariusz Nieć - Director of the Department of Rural Development, Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Sweden
“A new approach to programming, the Swedish view”
Mr Thomas Bengtsson, Swedish Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Sami Affairs Division.
Lithuania
“Rural Development in Lithuania from 2004-2006 to 2007-2013”
Ms Jurgita Stakėnienė, Head of Division, Rural Development Department and Structural Support Coordination Division, Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania

The Netherlands
“The Second rural development plan in The Netherlands”
Mr Kees de Ruiter, Director Department Rural Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality,

Germany
“The new EU Regulation on Rural Development Support by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and its implementation in Germany”
Mr Dieter Schweizer, Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture,
Hungary
“ Rural development in Hungary”
Mr Miklós Maácz, Deputy Head of Department, Department of Managing Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development,

Italy
‘Italian experience in 2000-2006 programming and challenges for new generation of RDPs”
Mr Giuseppe Blasi, Head of Rural Development Unit, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry,

Greece
“ The Rural Development in Greece during the 4th Programming Period”
Mr Ioannis Panagos, Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food – Special Secretary for 3dCSF,
United Kingdom
“Water Framework Directive and Agriculture”
Ms Jane Brown Rural Director – DEFRA, WORKSHOPS


Session 1 “Leader”
Presentation 1
Gianluca Bagnara Provincia di Forlì-Cesena, Italy
Presentation 2
Franco Mantino National Institute of Agricultural Economics, Italy
Presentation 4
Anna Dmitruk Department of Rural Development, Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Poland Session 2 “Agriculture and Enviroment”Presentation 1
Thomas Nielsen WWF EPO BXL
Presentation 2
Árpád Nagy, Hungary Presentation 3
Annemie Burger Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, The Netherlands Presentation 4
Maria Szemplińska Department of Rural Development,
Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Poland Session 3 “National Strategy”
Presentation 1
Martin Nesbit Head of Conservation, Uplands and Rural Europe Division, DEFRA, United Kingdom Presentation 2 Miklos Maacz Deputy Head, Department of Managing Authority, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hungary
Presentation 3
Marie-Agnès VIBERT Chef de la mission Europe et regions, France Presentation 4
Magda Nowicka Department of Rural Development,
Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Poland Session 4 "Implementation Issues"

Presentation 1
Donald Coleman Director, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Ireland
Presentation 2
Ignaz Knoebl Director, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management, Austria
Presentation 4
Grażyna Kupis Department of Rural Development,
Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Poland