Register for the Organic Cities Network Europe conference “ORGANIC CITIES WIEN IS(S)T NACHHALTIG” on 9 November 2021.
Participation is free of charge. The entire conference will be translated simultaneously into German, English, French and Italian. Please use the following link or scan the QR code to register for the online conference:
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Date: Tuesday, 9 November 2021, from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. with optional networking from 3.30 to 5 p.m.

How: Online via Zoom.

Organic Cities Network Europe conference


  • Inauguration of the event

by Jürgen Czernohorszky (City Councillor for Climate, Environment, Democracy and Personal), Josef Taucher (Vienna City Council member and Organic Cities Network President) and
Claudio Serafini (Organic Cities Network Director)
  • Presentation:

Best practice overview on ORGANIC PRODUCTION in Vienna
Vienna ensures resilience, health and climate protection through a closed-loop economy and organic production: Insights into research, organic production and urban agricultural strategies
  • Panel discussion

How can cities learn from each other in a more efficient manner? What conditions are required to enable cities to become drivers of organic production?
With Cecilia del Re (Councillor for the Environment of the City of Florence), Nina Abrahamczik (City Council member, chair of the Administrative Group Climate, Environment, Democracy and Personnel, Vienna), Elena Panichi (EU Commission), Ronny Meyer (State Councillor for Transport and the Environment, Bremen, spokesman of the German “Bio-Städte” Network), Raschad Al-Khafaji (Director of the FAO Liaison Office with the European Union), Eduardo Cuoco (Director IFOAMOrganics Europe, Head of Secretariat). Audrey Pulvar, Deputy Mayor of Paris in charge of sustainable food, agriculture and short circuits, Moderator: Ilse Huber (radio Ö1)
  • Presentation:

Best practice overview on ORGANIC CONSUMPTION in Vienna
Public interest and broad-based supply: Insights into communal catering, direct marketing of organic produce, awareness creation, participation as well as insights into practical activities
  • Final statements and perspectives for the network

Afternoon networking opportunity:

  • 3.30-5 p.m.: ONLINE MARKET PLACE for networking and sharing of experiences forestry and agriculture


A permanently accessible and constantly growing online map of best practices is being created as a networking tool for the Organic Cities Network Europe