WUWM Highlights & Achievements
- WUWM Board Meeting held in The Hague, the Netherlands.
- WUWM Board of Directors initiates WUWM S.W.O.T analaysis
WUWM Secretary General, Maria Cavit, acknowledged for her 20 years of service to WUWM.
2016 WUWM Market Awards launched. Theme: ‘Effectiveness in Reducing Food Loss & Food Waste on the Market’.
WUWM/CIRPS 2015-2016 Market Photo Competition: winners announced by WUWM and the Royal Photographic Society (Italian Chapter)
WUWM ‘Love Your Local Market’ (LYLM) committee meeting, Brussels, Belgium.
WUWM expert panel reviews FAO publication: "Guide for understanding municipal markets in the context of systems: meeting urban food needs."
WUWM participates in European Parliament Roundtable Debate on the Impact of the EU referendum on rural businesses, Brussels, Belgium
WUWM participates in 9th Forum for the Future of Agriculture, Brussels, Belgium.
2016 ‘Love Your Local Market’ (LYLM) Global Campaign held throughout the month of May, incorporating more than 2,534 wholesale and retail markets in 15 countries globally.
Official ‘European launch (with MoU) of the global LYLM Campaign with the Mayor of Paris in the Paris Town Hall, France.
WUWM Conference held in Lublin, Poland. Hosted by the Lublin Wholesale Market JSC in Elizówka. Theme: "Fresh Markets: Permanent Evolution In Times of Change".
WUWM Board of Director elections held. A new Chairman, vice-Chairman and several Directors are elected.
WUWM 2016 Market Award Ceremony held, winners announced. Theme: ‘Effectiveness in reducing food loss and food waste on the market".
WUWM produces for FAO a number of wholesale market ‘Fact Sheets’, detailing the market role and its uses/needs, These fact sheets are primarily aimed at local government decision-makers
WUWM ‘Love Your Local Market’ (LYLM) committee meeting held in Paris, France
WUWM 30th Congress held in Changsha, China. Hosted by the Chinese Wholesale Market Association (CAWA). Theme: "Integration & Innovation – Intelligent Development of Wholesale Markets".
WUWM participates with a delegation and speaker in the FAO-WHO Nutrition & Food Systems Symposium, Rome, Italy
WUWM European Chairman participates in European Commission DG Agriculture & Rural Development 2016 EU Agricultural Outlook Conference, Brussels, Belgium
WUWM Secretariat moves into new office premises in The Hague.