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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12292

10 July 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 24 / 36
EXTERNAL ACTION / Wto
Authorisation of pesticides in EU leaves more than 100 members critical of European legislation
Brussels, 09/07/2019 (Agence Europe)

On Monday July 8, in Geneva, more than 100 WTO members called on the European Union to reconsider its approach to pesticide regulation, which is considered excessively restrictive in terms of trade. However, the EU considers that when it comes to the level of health protection for its population, there can be no compromise.

Among these members, the 79 African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries considered that the EU's approach would cause them disproportionate harm, stating that...

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