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The SCOPE Newsletter is produced 4 - 6 times yearly by CEEP and seeks to promote the sustainable use of phosphates through recovery and recycling and a better understanding of the role of phosphates in the environment. The March edition of the Newsletter was dedicated to the European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference and its outcomes. Download the Newsletter here.

Speeches, presentations, key messages, the joint declaration and all cartoons and photos of the European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference are now online on this website. Go to ESPC2013 or the Downloads page. Here you can also find the video that was made during the first day of the Conference. The coming weeks this website will be regularly updated with new outcomes of ESPC2013.

Two days of conference resulted in more than 400 photos. We have put them all together in a web album on our Facebook page. Even if you do not have a facebook account you can view the album. Please note that the photos are not free of copyright.

Africa Interactive made a very nice video impression of the first day of the European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference 2013.

EU commissioner Janez Poto─Źnik hopes to release the green paper on Phosphorus later this month. This was his answer to the urgent message of the European companies and other stakeholders present at the first European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference, held on March 6 and 7, in Brussels.

The last interactive sessions have ended and al participants are now enjoying a network drink before going to dinner. The first European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference is halfway. Over 300 delegates from 33 different countries kicked of ESPC2013. For an impression of this first day we published a photo report.

The following article has been pubished by ENDS Europe, Europe's environmental news and information service.

A delayed EU green paper on the sustainable management of phosphorous should be published as soon as possible, says the Dutch representation in Brussels.

The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS) is an independent think tank, helping governments, non-governmental organizations and the private sector to understand the fast-changing environment. HCSS seeks to anticipate the challenges of the future with practical policy solutions and advice. The latest HCSS report investigates Risks and Opportunities in the Global Phosphate Rock Market and provides 'robust strategies' in times of uncertainty.

On february 1 2013, the pre-registration for ESPC2013 will be closing. Only a few places are left. Please visit the conference web page at or lick here to register directly.



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