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Commission Communication on Fair Trade

  • Date: 01/07/2009, 15:00-17:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2009 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 01/07/2009, 15:00-17:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2009 12:00

Lead participants
- Ms Lisa Emelia Svensson, Policy Officer, Trade and Environment, Directorate-General for Trade
- Mr Tijn Van Winsen, Policy Coordinator, Economic Development, Directorate-General for Development
- Ms Loredana Puiu, Legal Officer, Public Procurement Policy, Internal Market and Services DG
- Ms Céline Hyon-Naudin, Quality Management Officer, Business, Trade and Regional Integration , EuropeAid Cooperation Office
- Mr Sergi Corbalán, Coordinator, Fair Trade Advocacy Office
- Ms Rosita Zilli, Policy Adviser, EURO COOP
- Mr David Zimmer, Secretary General, The Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of the European Union (CAOBISCO)


Moderator
Ms Ditte Juul-Joergensen, Head of Unit, Sustainable Development and SPS Issues Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

The purpose of the meeting is to present the Commission Communication on Fair Trade: "Contributing to Sustainable Development: The role of Fair Trade and non-governmental trade-related sustainability assurance schemes" and to allow for an exchange of views on Fair Trade and other non-governmental trade-related sustainability assurance schemes.

AGENDA

1. Presentation by DG TRADE of the Communication: background & objective
2. Presentation by DG DEV of the development dimension of Fair Trade
3. Presentation by DG MARKT of Fair Trade considerations in Public Procurement
4. Presentation by AIDCO of its actions concerning Fair Trade
5. Presentation by Fair Trade Advocacy Office: "Fair Trade actors views, concerns and proposals for next steps"
6. Community of Consumer Cooperatives perspective on Fair Trade
7. Public-private partnerships: the example of the cocoa industry
8. Open discussion

Press release : Commission adopts communication on Fair Trade, 05/05/2009  (click here)

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • amfori
  • Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Danish Meat Association
  • Danish Shipping
  • Euro Coop - European Community of Consumer Co-operatives
  • Euro Coop - European Community of Consumer Co-operatives
  • EuroCommerce
  • EuroCommerce
  • European Cocoa Association
  • European Cocoa Association
  • European Coffee Federation
  • European Coffee Federation
  • European Coffee Federation
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Fair Trade Association (EFTA)
  • European farmers
  • EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International
  • Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International
  • Federación del Comercio de Cantabria
  • FoodDrinkEurope
  • FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Oxfam-Magasins du monde
  • Oxfam-Magasins du monde
  • Oxfam-Magasins du monde
  • Oxfam-Wereldwinkels vzw
  • Oxfam-Wereldwinkels vzw
  • PIP/Coleacp
  • PIP/Coleacp
  • Representation of the Regional Government of Galicia
  • South Centre
  • Spanish Food and Drink Federation, Brussels Delegation
  • STOPCARTEL
  • Traidcraft Exchange
  • Turkish Industry & Business Association
  • World Fair Trade Organization
  • World Fair Trade Organization
  • World Fair Trade Organization
  • World Fair Trade Organization