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22.03.2022 : Webinar Sustainability

Designed and operated by the former ERA-trainee Dr.Violena Nencheva/Bulgaria and technically supported by the former Mexican trainee Arturo Herrera the first ERA Webinar was opened by ERA-President Prof.Dr.B.Hallier and Nobel Laureate Prof.Dr.R.Chung/Korea about the topic of Sustainability.


Also further trainees participated with lectures : Jitka Volfova/Czech Republic, Dr.Alina Pukhovskaya/Russia and Nora Tineva/Bulgaria. A new potential trainee from Finland clicked in to get to know the ERA-network and the way of vocational training ; and additional Dr.Ioan Matei Purcarea/Romania who had participated Prof.Hallier's seminars at the RAU in Bucarest now in return contributed an excellent lecture about the impact of IT on sustainability.

21.02.2022 : Power from VSE

Based on the traditional relations between Prof. Dr. B. Hallier and the VSE Prague/CZ in 2007 the Annual Meeting of ERA was organized in Prague by VSE. Among the students participating from the Czech side was Jitka Odehnalova/Volfova who continued her new connection also to visit in Germany the EHI headquarter and the EuroShop exhibition. One of the results of her discussions with Prof. Hallier was a study-period of one year at the Shanghai University and one year at the Shanghai JiaoTong University both Shanghai/China.


Her new competences could be used very well at the Czech pavillion of EXPO Shanghai in 2010 . Returning to Prague she finished her PhD and attended several times the USUE Pre-Events for the Eurasian Economic Youth Forum in Yekaterinburg/Russia - also using the opportunity teaching at those occasions as an Assistant Professor. At her home university in Prague she holds mainly courses on Cross-cultural Management and Business Negotiation. She is also a certified professional coach . In 2022 Jitka now is participating as the CZ-representative in the first global ERA-Webinar which is focussed on sustainability and the UN Goals 2030.

24.12.2021 : Promoting UN Sustainability Goals

It is worth mentioning that already in May 2013 student delegates from the Eurasian Economic Youth Forum on the way from Yekaterinburg/Russia to Nur Sultan/ Kazakhstan drafted a declaration under the leadership of Prof.Dr.M.Fedorov/USUE and Prof.Dr.B.Hallier/ERA for more attention of "green issues". This paper was signed at the Forum also from the 2007-Nobel Laureate Prof.Dr.R.Chung/Korea as the first external professor - and followed by the launch of designed by the ERA-trainee Dr.Alina Pukhovskaya/Russia.


Now again a new tool to promote "sustainability" is developed by the ERA-trainee Dr.Vilena Nencheva/Bulgaria who created the idea of a first ERA-Webinar being launched at March 18/19th 2022. After greeting words by Nobel Laureate Prof.Dr.Chung the other participating speakers will be B.Hallier/ERA and the European Buying Director from CHEP, E.Benzes.More info about free access of the Webinar by .

10.10.2021 : From Trainee to Coordinator

GLOBALG.A.P. takes part in the Fifth National Brand Conference at the Zhengzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center in China on October 15, 2021. I Love Private Label and GLOBALG.A.P. will host the “Love Private Brand Show” – a GLOBALG.A.P. China Day focusing on cooperation projects, the importance of sustainable farming certification, an introduction to the GLOBALG.A.P. standards, and global agricultural development trends towards certification collaborate in many areas.

Glopbalgap was started under the name of Eurepgap as a pro-active food-security initiative for fruit and vegetables at the hype of the BSE-crisis by Prof.Dr.B.Hallier as a managing director of EHI Retail Institute and Dr.Kristian Möller as a Secretary General of this project. Xin Zhou from China had been in those early stages already trainee in the Cologne headquarter of EHI - now being Globalgap's Chinese coordinator.

25.09.2021 : VUA Youth Session

The 8th VUA Youth Session will be hold online at Nov.26th 2021 under the auspices of the Visegrad University Association and organized by the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences in Gödöllö.


"The aim of this conference is to provide an international forum for bachelor-, master- and PhD-students " Prof.Dr.B.Hallier explained. " It is an excellent chance to build new professional relationships across borders with the hot topic of Sustainability which is also a high priority for the UN Goals 2030". More : "link".

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