Current portal location

Website content


The European Commission aims to have a transparent and accountable trade policy based on consultations with all parts of European civil society. More information on the European Commission framework for dialogue with civil society is available on the Transparency Register website.

Meetings RSS

The European Commission maintains a Civil Society Dialogue consisting of regular meetings between civil society and European Commission officials to discuss aspects of Europe's trade policy.

Update on TiSA talks, 15 September 2015


Taking part in the Trade Civil Society Dialogue

If you represent a not-for-profit civil society organisation and wish to attend a meeting, you must register your organisation. When you receive your login and password, you can sign up for the meetings of your choice.

Contact group

Contact groups act as facilitators and sounding boards for DG Trade. They contribute to transparency in both directions and help to circulate information to a wider group of constituencies. These groups also propose topics for discussion and advise on organisational matters.


All the practical details you need to participate in the civil society dialogue process.