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WORKSHOP ON THE CARIFORUM-EC ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT : A FIRST LOOK AT OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

  • Date: 13/02/2008, 9:30 - 18:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Lord Roy JENKINS, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 08/02/2008 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 13/02/2008, 9:30 - 18:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Lord Roy JENKINS, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 08/02/2008 12:00

AGENDA

9.30 - 11.00: Views from the negotiators

    E. Humphrey, Ambassador of Barbados to Belgium and the EU and Vice-Dean of the CARIFORUM College of Negotiators
    F. Cuello, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Belgium and the EU and CARIFORUM Lead Negotiator for Services and Investment
    K.-F. Falkenberg, Deputy Director General of DG Trade, European Commission and EC Principal Negotiator
Comment
    G. Dantin, President of the ACP-EU Follow-up Committee of the European Economic and Social Committee
11.00 - 12.45: Open discussion

14.15 - 14.45: Rules aspects
    P. Mavroidis, Professor of Law at the University of Neuchâtel, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, and CEPR
14.45-15.15: Open discussion

15.15-15.45: Market access aspects
    M. Gasiorek, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Sussex
15.45 - 16.15: Open discussion

16.15 - 16.45: Views from civil society
    P. Lewis, Senior Fellow, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Comment
    L. Bartels, University Lecturer in International Law and Fellow of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge
16.45 - 17.15: Open discussion

17.15 - 17.30: CARIFORUM-EC EPA: A template for the EPAs?
    K.-F. Falkenberg, Deputy Director General of DG Trade
17.30 - 18.00: Open discussion

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Ms Natalia ALONSO , OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Ms Flavia Bernardini, CAOBISCO
  • Mr Markus Beyrer, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Dr San Bilal, European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Mrs Chloé Calvignac, EURODOM
  • Ms Eleonora Catella, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Mr Nicolaj Christoffersen, Danish Meat Association
  • Mr Sergi Corbalan, World Fair Trade Organization
  • Mr Barbaros Corekoglu, Comité du commerce des céréales, aliments du bétail, oléagineux, huile d'olive, huiles et graisses et agrofournitures de l'U.E.
  • ms claire courteille, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Ms Sandra Derocle, Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Mr. Jose Fonseca, Grupo Empresarios Agrarios (GEA) (funded)
  • Mr Jean-Jacques GRODENT, SOS Faim Action pour le développement
  • Dr Pierre Gröning, Foreign Trade Association
  • Mr Jose Luis Gutiérrez-Aranda, Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Mr Nicolas Gérard, Groupe de Recherche pour une Stratégie Economique Alternative
  • Mr Louis Hinzen, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Ms Lise Andreasen Høyer, Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Mrs. Melissa Julian, European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Mr Pascal KERNEIS, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Mr Dr. Christoph Klein, Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Mrs Freya Lemcke, EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Mr Marc Maes, Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Ms Eva Majuntke, ARD Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Mr Johann MARIHART, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Dr Mareike Meyn, Overseas Development Institute (funded)
  • Mr Emmanuel Montanié, Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Mrs. Joyce NAAR, EPA-NIEUWSBRIEF
  • Mr Patrick PAGANI, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Mr Harald Past, EuroCommerce
  • Ms Ulrike Schmülling, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Mr. Dalindyebo Shabalala, Center for International Environmental Law (funded) NO SHOW
  • Ms Sharon Shemesh, OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Mr. Soren Stecher-Rasmussen, Red UE-CAN
  • Mr Volker STEIDEL, EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF COTTON AND ALLIED TEXTILES INDUSTRIES
  • Dr Christopher Stevens, Overseas Development Institute
  • Ms Karin Ulmer, ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Mr Leander Van Laerhoven, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Ms Christina Wührer, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber