Meeting of the Working group Agriculture and Rural Development, Food Safety, Veterinary and Phytosanitary Policy, Fisheries of the National Convention on the EU was held on November 20th in Belgrade. The meeting was attended by H. E. Mr Franc But, Ambassador of Republic of Slovenia, who presented Slovenian experience from the negotiation process with the EU on chapters Agriculture and Rural Development, with focus on protection of products' origin and indigenous production processes and products in negotiation process with the EU.
Mrs Ana Marušić Lisac, BSc. Eng. Biotechnicon poduzetnički centar Ltd, Zagreb, shared Croatian farmers' experiences in the field of protection of origin of the product and indigenous production processes and products in negotiation process with the EU.
Ms Mirela Bošković, the Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia, talked about the protection of collective trademark – label of geographical origin for agricultural and food products in negotiation process between Republic of Serbia and the EU.
Mr Branislav Raketić from the Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection spoke about the protection of geographical origin of agricultural and food products in negotiation process with the EU.