Hélène Ryckmans


Hélène Ryckmans is MP for the ECOLO party in the parliaments of Wallonia, of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, and the federal Senate since 2014.

In the ECOLO team, she is in charge of Agriculture, Employment & Professional training, International Relations and Gender mainstreaming. In the parliaments she is involved into the fight to stop CETA, TTIP and other treaties or FTA.



Other speakers in this session

Stina Bergström

I have been a member of the Green Party since the middle of the 90s. I have my roots in the environmental movement (Friends of the Earth). I am the party spokesperson for the environment, climate and agriculture. Member of the Committee on Environment and Agriculture in the Parliament.

Sanya Smith

Sanya studied economics and law and she analyses the implications of trade and investment agreements on various laws, policies and sectors including agriculture.

Tim Lang

Tim Lang is Professor of Food Policy at City, University of London’s Centre for Food Policy. He was a hill farmer in Lancashire UK in the 1970s which confirmed his interest food as a link for health, environment, culture and political economy.

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Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool
Kings Dock, Liverpool L3 4FP, United Kingdom

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30 March - 2 April 2017

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