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On 16-17 December 2014 G-TwYST organised a worskhop in Vienna to discuss draft study plans with stakeholders. Some 700 stakeholder contacts representing

Competent Authorities, both at the EU and the national level of all 28 Member States, industry, farming and professional organisations, civil society organisations (CSOs) and scientists in received a safe-the-dat note in September 2014 followed by a more detailed invitation with a preliminary agenda in October. Participation in the workshop was open to anyone representing one of the stakeholder categories mentioned above

 

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41 stakeholders from 14 Member States, USA and Norway participated in the workshop. The graphic indicates the participation of the different stakeholder groups.

 

Stakeholders were encouraged to submit written comments after the workshop. We received a total of more than 100 comments. All comments were carefully considered and replied to by members of the G-TwYST team.

 

This has resulted in a number of documents that are  available for download:

 

G-TwYST presentations held on 16 & 17 December 2014 in Vienna:

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G-TwYST Conclusions & Recommendations

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