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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.

Related documents

Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

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