Human Heritage footprints on food and health challenges

Organised by

CEFood Congress, ECPD and EFTN Declaration Ambassadors’ Network


Novi Sad, Hotel Park

22nd & 23rd May 2012


The Forum HUMAN HERITAGE FOOTPRINTS ON FOOD AND HEALTH CHALLENGES is organised by EFTN Declaration Ambassadors’ Network and will be held on 22nd & 23rd May 2012 in Novi Sad, Serbia. The forum is supported by Central European Food Congress (CEFood) and European Centre for Peace and Development (ECPD).


The Round table discussion: Impact of declarations on food practice and education (planed as part of CEFood Congress program and it is going to take place on 23rd May, 2012 from 18:00 until 19:30 in Park Hotel, Novi Sad. Team which will conduct the round table will be selected during the forum meeting held on 22nd of May.




Mr Janez Podobnik, ECPD Director will attend the 1st Danube Financing Dialogue, 22/23 March 2012

At the 1st Danube Financing Dialogue in Vienna, international experts will gather to discuss vital issues concerning the financing of SME projects in the Region. Furthermore the event will serve as a matchmaking opportunity for regional SMEs and Financial Institutions. SME representatives will have the unique opportunity to identify suitable financing sources for investment projects and present their projects to participating representatives of Financial Institutions. In turn, Financial Institutions will have the opportunity to identify new fields of business.

Participation will be by application only. Participants will include:

- SMEs with eligible investment projects. Conditions: relevance to the priorities of the EUSDR and one or more policy fields (transport, energy, culture, environment, technologies, education or security) and a financing volume of 1 to 25 million EUR.

- Financial Institutions

- EUSDR representatives

The 1st Danube Financing Dialogue offers two different ways of matchmaking: 

1. Face-to-face meetings between representatives of SMEs and Financial Institutions:

SME representatives will have the possibility to schedule a face-to-face meeting with financiers in order to present their project and to discuss financing possibilities. As for the Financial Institutions, - the conference provides the opportunity to present financial instruments to potential clients in face-to-face meetings. Therefore, the Financial Institutions will each set up a stall to present their institution and products. 

2. Poster Session:

SMEs will have the opportunity to present their projects to the invited financiers on a poster, in the so-called  “market place”. The Poster session will provide an overview of selected projects to the Financial Institutions.

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Draft agenda


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