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COMMON FORUM Springtime meeting 2019
Lëtzebuerg, Luxembourg
May 8-10, 2019

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Documents & Presentations

Meeting Agenda
(PDF file - 1.526 KB)

Meeting Report
(PDF file - 484 KB)

Session 1 - Welcome and setting the scene

Welcome and setting the scene
Dietmar Müller-Grabherr
(PDF file - 542 KB)

(Contaminated) Soil management -
Legal and organizational framework in Luxembourg

Sophie CAPUS
(PDF file - 759 KB)

Session 2 - Background concentration / values

The role of background concentration in the Luxembourgish context
(PDF file - 1049 KB)

ISO 19258 (2018) and selected national approaches
Dietmar Müller-Grabherr
(PDF file - 475 KB)

United Kingdom (video conference)
Paul Nathanail
(PDF file - 1746 KB)

Diffuse pollution/contamination
Esther Goidts and Christiane Wermeille
(PDF file - 597 KB)

Session 3 - Towards strenghtening european soil policy

“The need for soil protection legislation at EU level” - Position paper of the German Environment Agency, motivation, intention, intended progress and perspective
Jörg Frauenstein
(PDF file - 616 KB)

Is the Soil Thematic Strategy still addressing all relevant political and technical aspects of 2019 with regard to soil and land - The attempt for a reality check
Dr. Ralph Bodle
(PDF file - 220 KB)

Session 4 - What's on - countries, networks & initiatives

Recent developments at EU level
Bavo Peeters
(PDF file - 129 KB)

Cooperation NRC Soil (ETC/ULS) & COMMON FORUM
Rainer Baritz
(PDF file - 1351 KB)

OVAM: White paper for emerging contaminants
Johan Ceenaeme
(PDF file - 1351 KB)

Operational Programme Quality of Environment and contaminated sites in Slovakia
Vlasta Jánová, Katarína Paluchová
(PDF file - 741 KB)

Soilover - Soil and Land Research Funding Platform for Europe
Yvonne Ohlsson
(PDF file - 818 KB)

CF-mirror-group “Minamata Convention”
V. Guerin
(PDF file - 750 KB)

Diffuse soil pollution – study & questionnaire in Flanders
Griet van Gestel
(PDF file - 1578 KB)

CF diffuse pollution initiative
Esther Goidts and Christiane Wermeille
(PDF file - 575 KB)

Session 5 - COMMON FORUM 2030 – What do we want to achieve?

COMMON FORUM 2020-2030 – mission & organisational structures
Dietmar Müller-Grabherr
(PDF file - 243 KB)


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