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EPAs - State of Play

  • Date: 01/07/2008, 15:00-17:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-3C, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2008 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 01/07/2008, 15:00-17:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-3C, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2008 12:00

Lead participants:
Directorate-General External Trade: Mr Peter Thompson, Director of Development & EPAs Unit; Mr Fabien Gehl, Services & Investment Unit.  Directorate-General Development: Mr Luis Riera Figueras, Director of Development Policy; Mr Willem Olthof,  
Sustainable Management of Natural Resources Unit
 
Moderator: Ms Manuela Geleng, coordinator of civil society dialogue, Directorate-General External Trade
 
Purpose of meeting: to discuss the state of play of EPAs.
 
AGENDA
 
1. state of play and progress towards conclusion of full EPAs.
2. development cooperation.
3. trade in goods and possible instruments to deal with rising food prices.
4. trade in services, including cultural cooperation protocols.

Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to the guidelines here.

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Ms Natalia ALONSO , OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Prof. EDUARD ARRUGA I VALERI, SOCIETAT CATALANA D' ECONOMIA (funded)
  • Ms Tzvetelina Arsova, Christian Aid
  • Ms Francesca Bignami, European farmers
  • Mr. ROBERTO BRUNI , Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Mrs Zhuohua Chen, EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Mr Pierre COMMERE, Association des entreprises de produits alimentaires élaborés
  • ms claire courteille, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Ms Liesbeth Dejonghe, Pearle*-Live Performance Europe (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe)
  • Mr Silvio Dorati, OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Ms Lotte Drieghe, Centre for EU Studies, Ghent Univeristy
  • Ms Egle Eimontaite, Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Ms Clara Eugenia Fernández Fernández, Long Distant Waters Regional Advisory Council
  • Ms Laura Girol Balanyà, European Association of Sugar Traders (ASSUC)
  • Mr Jean-Jacques GRODENT, SOS Faim Action pour le développement
  • Mr Bernd Gruner, Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Mr Louis Hinzen, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Ms Lise Andreasen Høyer, Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Mr. Burghard Ilge, Both ENDS
  • Ms Suvi Kilpeläinen, WIDE network
  • Ms Muriel Korter , CAOBISCO
  • Ms Sylvie Mamias, SACAR - Secrétariat des Associations du Commerce Agricole Réunies / Joint Secretariat of Agricultural Trade Associations
  • Mrs. Joyce NAAR, EPA-NIEUWSBRIEF
  • Mr Stuart Newman, Foreign Trade Association
  • Mr Patrick PAGANI, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Mr Daniel Perez, Instituto Cuestiones Agrarias y Medioambientales (funded)
  • Mr Guido Schlembach, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Mr. Dalindyebo Shabalala, Center for International Environmental Law (funded)
  • Ms Cliona Sharkey, CIDSE - International Alliance of Catholic development agencies
  • Ms Tuula Turunen_oldaccount, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms Karin Ulmer, ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Mr Bart Van Belleghem, EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Mr Vincent van Dijk, European Toner & Inkjet Remanufacturers' Association
  • Mrs. Kathleen Van Hove, European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Ms Christina Wührer, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber