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EPA stocktaking: negotiations, signing and implementation

  • Date: 30/06/2009, 15.00 – 17.00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 25/06/2009 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 30/06/2009, 15.00 – 17.00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 25/06/2009 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to update civil society on the state of play of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with regard to negotiations, signing and implementation.

Key-note Speakers

- Mr Peter Thompson, Director, Development and EPAs, Directorate General for Trade
- Mr Claude Maerten, Head of Unit, Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA 1), Directorate General for Trade
- Mr Ivano Casella, Economic &Trade Affaires Manager, Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA 2), Directorate General for Trade
- Ms Isabelle Garzon, Deputy Head of Unit, Economic development, Directorate General Development

Chair
Mr Peter Czaga, Policy Officer, Sustainable Development and SPS Issues Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

1. Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations: state of play and overview of EPA regions
2. Reporting on agreements signed so far (CARIFORUM, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Southern African Development Community)
3. Implementation of EPAs
4. Regional Integration for Development and EPAs
5. Q&A round on general EPA issues (MFN clause, safeguards)
6. Q&A round on EPA region-specific issues and/or other technical issues


Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to the guidelines.

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • ActionAid
  • Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • CAOBISCO
  • Comité du commerce des céréales, aliments du bétail, oléagineux, huile d'olive, huiles et graisses et agrofournitures de l'U.E.
  • Danish Meat Association
  • EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • European Cocoa Association
  • European Community Shipowner's Associations
  • European Dairy Association aisbl
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • European Toner & Inkjet Remanufacturers' Association
  • EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • FoodDrinkEurope
  • International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Latvijas Tirgotāju asociācija
  • MEDICINES FOR EUROPE
  • Overseas Development Institute
  • Partners for Euro-African Green Energy
  • Partners for Euro-African Green Energy
  • SOS Faim Action pour le développement
  • Spanish Food and Drink Federation, Brussels Delegation
  • WIDE network