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Update on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) - First Negotiation Round

  • Date: 16/07/2013, 14:30 – 16:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Alcide de Gasperi, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 11/07/2013 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 16/07/2013, 14:30 – 16:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Alcide de Gasperi, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 11/07/2013 12:00

On 14th June 2013, the EU's Member States gave the European Commission the green light to start trade and investment talks with the United States. The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations will aim at removing trade barriers between the EU and the US and improving the conditions for their companies to invest in each other's economy.

The first round of TTIP negotiations took place during the week starting 8th July in Washington.

The purpose of this meeting is to update civil society organisations on the issues brought up during this first round of negotiations and exchange views with them.

Speakers

Mr Damien Levie, EU Deputy Chief Negotiator for the TTIP, Head of Unit USA and Canada, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr John Clarke, Director , International Affairs, in particular WTO negotiations, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

Mr Jean-Marc Trarieux, Head of Unit Industrialised countries and OECD, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

Mr Luis Quevedo Ley, International Relations Officer, Industrialised countries and OECD Unit, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development

Mr Christophe Roeland, Policy Officer, International Affairs and Missions for Growth Unit, Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry

Mr Fernando Perreau de Pinninck, Head of Unit Tariff and Non-Tariff Negotiations, Rules of Origin, Directorate-General for Trade

Ms Monika Hencsey, Head of Unit, Trade and Sustainable Development, Generalized System of Preferences, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Leopoldo Rubinacci, Head of Unit Investment, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Marco Dueerkop, Deputy Head of Unit Services, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Pedro Velasco Martins, Deputy Head of Unit Intellectual Property and Public Procurement, Directorate-General for Trade

Ms Myrto Zambarta, Case handler, Dispute Settlement and Legal Aspects of Trade Policy, Directorate-General for Trade

Ms Esther Nieto Hernández, Trade Affairs Manager, USA and Canada Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Benjamin Harrison, Senior Advisor, Trade Section, Delegation of the EU to the United States

Moderator


Mr Olivier de Laroussilhe, Head of Unit, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

1) Overview of the TTIP first round of negotiations.

2) Next steps for TTIP.

3) Discussion.

Background information
Press release "EU and US conclude first round of TTIP negotiations in Washington"
Frequently Asked Questions about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement
TTIP negotiations website
EU publishes initial TTIP Position Papers
Civil Society Dialogue: TTIP – update on first round 
 

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 30 minutes in advance. A reception desk will be set up at the entrance of the Charlemagne building, where they will receive a badge and gain access to the meeting room. Please bring the confirmation email received when registering for the meeting and and ID card.

About travel expense.

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from Access Now
  • Participant from ActionAid
  • Participant from AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe
  • Participant from Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • Participant from Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • Participant from Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging van Eierhandelaren
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from ARD-Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Participant from Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Participant from Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Participant from Association des Banques et Banquiers, Luxembourg
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Participant from Bellona Europa
  • Participant from Beryllium Science & Technology Association
  • Participant from British Medical Association
  • Participant from Brussels Office of the Swedish Trade Unions
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Participant from Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from CEMA - European Agricultural Machinery Industry Association
  • Participant from CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association
  • Participant from ClientEarth
  • Participant from Climate Action Network Europe
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Participant from Confederation of British Industry
  • Participant from Confederation of British Industry
  • Participant from Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • Participant from Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Participant from Danish Shipping
  • Participant from Danske Slagterier, SA (Danish Bacon and Meat Council)
  • Participant from Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from DIGITALEUROPE
  • Participant from Délégation des Barreaux de France
  • Participant from EBU-UER (European Broadcasting Union)
  • Participant from EBU-UER (European Broadcasting Union)
  • Participant from Eucomed
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from European Association of Chemical Distributors
  • Participant from EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Participant from EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Participant from European Banking Federation
  • Participant from European Biodiesel Board
  • Participant from European Biodiesel Board
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Cocoa Association
  • Participant from European Committee for Standardization
  • Participant from European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and healthcare IT Industry
  • Participant from European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Participant from European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Participant from European Digital Rights
  • Participant from European Digital Rights
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Express Association
  • Participant from European Express Association
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European Federation of Origin Wines
  • Participant from European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
  • Participant from European Fertiliser Import Association
  • Participant from European Internet Services Providers Association
  • Participant from European Milk Board
  • Participant from European Milk Board
  • Participant from European Milk Board
  • Participant from European Partnership for Energy and the Environment
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Poultry, Egg and Game Association
  • Participant from European Producers Union of Renewable Ethanol
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Services Strategy Unit
  • Participant from European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from European Union Of Wholesale with Eggs, Egg Products and Poultry and Game
  • Participant from Federation of European Publishers
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from FEDUSTRIA
  • Participant from Fertilizers Europe
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from Free Software Foundation Europe e.V.
  • Participant from Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Participant from Friends of the Earth Europe
  • Participant from Friends of the Earth Europe
  • Participant from Fédération Européenne des Fabricants d'Aliments Composés
  • Participant from Greenpeace European Unit
  • Participant from Greenpeace European Unit
  • Participant from Groep van Brugge
  • Participant from Groupement Européen des Sociétés d'Auteurs et Compositeurs
  • Participant from Groupement Européen des Sociétés d'Auteurs et Compositeurs
  • Participant from Groupement Européen des Sociétés d'Auteurs et Compositeurs
  • Participant from Handelsverband Deutschland
  • Participant from Heinrich Böll Stiftung e.V.
  • Participant from ICMP, the global voice of music publishing
  • Participant from ICMP, the global voice of music publishing
  • Participant from iEthanol, the European Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Participant from IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Participant from industriAll European Trade Union
  • Participant from Insurance Europe
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Federation of Actors
  • Participant from International Federation of Actors
  • Participant from International Fur Trade Federation
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Law Society of England and Wales
  • Participant from Les CCI ALPMED ASBL
  • Participant from Les CCI ALPMED ASBL
  • Participant from Les CCI ALPMED ASBL
  • Participant from Maa- ja metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto – Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners
  • Participant from MEDICINES FOR EUROPE
  • Participant from Mouvement des Entreprises de France (MEDEF)
  • Participant from OpenForum Europe AISBL
  • Participant from Orgalim – Europe's Technology Industries
  • Participant from Orgalim – Europe's Technology Industries
  • Participant from Plateforme Pour une autre PAC
  • Participant from Seldia - The European Direct Selling Association
  • Participant from Society of Audiovisual Authors
  • Participant from STARCH EUROPE
  • Participant from Stichting Health Action International
  • Participant from The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Participant from Tobacco Europe
  • Participant from Tobacco Europe
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Participant from Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Participant from Transparency International
  • Participant from Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • Participant from Ultimate Circle
  • Participant from UNIFE
  • Participant from Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Participant from Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
  • Participant from Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband
  • Participant from Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband
  • Participant from Voice on the Net Coalition Europe
  • Participant from Voice on the Net Coalition Europe
  • Participant from WWF European Policy Programme
  • Participant from WWF European Policy Programme
  • Participant from Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.