FAOLEX is a database of national legislation, policies and bilateral agreements on food, agriculture and natural resources management. It is administered by the Development Law Service (LEGN) of the FAO Legal Office and it is constantly updated, with an average of 8,000 new entries per year. It currently contains legal and policy documents from more than 200 countries in over 40 languages.
Dr Eva Chatzinikolaou and Dr Vasilis Gerovasileiou participated in the 1st Dahlem-type Workshop organised by the LifeWatch ERIC Internal Joint Initiative (IJI), in Seville during 13-18 October 2019. The topic of the meeting was the "Current and future challenges of Non Indigenous Species (NIS) in Europe". Needs in terms of data, scientific and management knowledge, as well as VREs development were discussed during the workshop.