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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.

  • Mr Sune Jin Christensen, Danske Slagterier, SA (Danish Bacon and Meat Council)
  • Mr. Emanuel Adam, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Mr Ulrich Adam, CEMA - European Agricultural Machinery
  • Ms Marika Andersen, Bellona Europa
  • Mr Laurens Ankersmit, ClientEarth
  • Ms Léa Auffret, Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Mr Daniel Azevedo, European farmers
  • Ms Eszter Bakó, European Internet Services Providers Association
  • Ms Ksenija Barysiene, Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers
  • Mr Daniele Basso, EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Mr Erik Bergelin, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Mr Simon Bergulf, Danish Shipowners Association
  • Mr Sébastien Blanchard, Délégation des Barreaux de France
  • Mr Dominic Boucsein, EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Ms Sofia Bournou, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Mr Sandy Boyle , European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr Felix Brandenburg, ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Mr Roberto Bruni, Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Mr Jürgen Burggraf, ARD Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Ms Isabelle Buscke, Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband
  • Ms. Aileen Byrne, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Mrs Coco Carmona , ICMP, the global voice of music publishing
  • Mr Andrea Carta, Greenpeace European Unit
  • Mr Jorge Castro, OFE Limited
  • Ms Sylviane Chapelle, European Patent Office
  • Mr Patrice Chazerand, DIGITALEUROPE
  • Ms Natacha Cingotti, Friends of the Earth Europe
  • Mr Jesus Cisneros, Insurance Europe
  • Mr Giles Clifton, European Union Of Wholesale with Eggs, Egg Products and Poultry and Game
  • Mr Denny Cobianchi, The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Ms Guenaelle Collet, European Broadcasting Union - Union Européenne de Radio-télévision AISBL
  • Ms Guenaëlle Collet, European Broadcasting Union - Union Européenne de Radio-télévision AISBL
  • Ms Alexandra Combes, Ultimate Circle
  • Mrs Pauline Cornus, Les CCI ALPMED ASBL
  • Ms Anne-Sophie de Brancion, European Patent Office
  • Mr Sebastien De Brouwer, European Banking Federation
  • Ms Caroline De Cock, Voice on the Net Coalition Europe
  • Ms Elizabeth De Wandeler, FEDUSTRIA
  • Mr. Fabian Delcros, American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Mr Olivier Denève, European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and healthcare IT Industry
  • Ms Véronique Desbrosses, Groupement Européen des Sociétés d'Auteurs et Compositeurs
  • Ms Cécile Despringre, Society of Audiovisual Authors
  • Ms Maria Chiara DETRAGIACHE , ORGALIME
  • Ms Flora Dewar, European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Mr Pierre Didier, Japan Machinery Center
  • Mr Felix Disson, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Mr Carl Dolan, Transparency International
  • Mr. Joel DSilva, European Association of Chemical Distributors
  • Mr. Frank Ey, Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Mr André Feldhof, Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Mr SAMUEL FERET, Plateforme Pour une autre PAC
  • Mr Paul Fournier, CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association
  • Mr David Frautschy Heredia, European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Mr Ross Galbraith, Law Society of England and Wales
  • Mr Josh Gartland, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Mr Hervé Gauthier, European Committee for Standardization
  • Ms Violeta Georgevia, European Patent Office
  • Mr Stefan Gran, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund
  • Mrs Claire Grosbois, STARCH EUROPE
  • Mr Bernd Gruner, European Poultry, Egg and Game Association
  • Mr Andreas Guth, European Producers Union of Renewable Ethanol
  • Ms Jessica Göres, Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
  • Mr. Jim Harkness, Groep van Brugge
  • Mrs Karim Harris, Climate Action Network Europe
  • Mr. Bastian Hermisson, Heinrich Böll Stiftung e.V.
  • Mr Louis Hinzen, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Ms Marie Humeau, European Digital Rights
  • Ms Hannah Hüll, Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.
  • Ms Xenia Iwaszko, IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Ms Agata Jaskot, European Biodiesel Board
  • Ms. Agata Jaskot, European Biodiesel Board
  • Ms Sara Jespersen, ActionAid
  • Ms Margot JILET, Les CCI ALPMED ASBL
  • Mr Wolf Jäcklein, industriAll European Trade Union
  • Mr. Theofanis Kakarnias, European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Mr Máté Kander, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Ms Linda Kaucher, European Services Strategy Unit
  • Mr Pascal KERNEIS, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Ms Judith Kirton-Darling, EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Ms Marzena Kisielewska, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr Johannes Kleis, Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs
  • Mr Juergen Knirsch, Greenpeace European Unit
  • Ms Katharina Knoll, Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband
  • Mr Klemens Kober, Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Ms. Justine Korwek, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Mr Antoine Kremer, Association des Banques et Banquiers, Luxembourg
  • Mrs Astrid Krone-Hagenah, Handelsverband Deutschland
  • Mr. Tilmann Kupfer, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Ms Elisabeth Lacoste, International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Mr Paul Laffin, British Medical Association
  • Mr Paul-Henri Lava, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Mr Gaël Le Roux, Mouvement des Entreprises de France (MEDEF)
  • Mr Linus Lundby, Brussels Office of the Swedish Trade Unions
  • Ms Aylin Lusi, European Express Association
  • Mr Sean Mackle, Fertilizers Europe
  • Ms. Paulina Marcickiewicz, ORGALIME
  • Mr Nicolas Martin, Fédération Européenne des Fabricants d'Aliments Composés
  • Ms Estelle Masse, Access
  • Mrs Benedicte Masure, European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Mr Iagatti Matteo, International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Mr Kirschner Matthias, Free Software Foundation Europe e.V.
  • Mr Joe McNamee, European Digital Rights
  • Ms Tessel Mellema, Stichting Health Action International
  • Mr. Youri Mercier, European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Ms Maike Metzen, Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Ms Audrey Moulierac, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • Ms Dearbhal Murphy, International Federation of Actors
  • Mr Jean-Luc Mériaux, Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Mr Sergio Napolitano, European Generic medicines Association
  • Mr Ioannis Natsis, Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Ms Luciana Neagoe, Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Ms Constanza Negri-Biasutti, EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Mr Jonathan Nguyen, UNIFE
  • Ms Alice O' Donovan, EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Ms Katharina Obermeier, ICMP, the global voice of music publishing
  • Mr Harald Past, EuroCommerce
  • Ms Ewa Perfikowska, European Cocoa Association
  • Mr Nikos Perris, Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Mr Arnaud Petit, European farmers
  • Ms Alexia PICKARD, Groupement Européen des Sociétés d'Auteurs et Compositeurs
  • Ms Geneviève Pons-Deladrière, WWF European Policy Programme
  • Mr. Ian Pritchard, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Mrs Martine Rezzi, Groupement Européen des Sociétés d'Auteurs et Compositeurs
  • Ms Camille Richard, International Federation of Actors
  • Mr Merlin Rietschel, Eucomed
  • Mr. Sam Rizzo, American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Ms Elizabeth Roberts, Confederation of British Industry
  • Ms Silvia Romano, European Partnership for Energy and the Environment
  • Mrs Kathy Roussel, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • Mr Herman Rucic, Voice on the Net Coalition Europe
  • Mr Tom Sallis, Confederation of British Industry
  • Mrs Luisa Santos, EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Mr. Motohiko SATO, Japan Machinery Center
  • Mr Romuald Schaber, European Milk Board
  • Mr Christian Schnier, European Milk Board
  • Mr Frederik Seeger, European Express Association
  • Mr Marcus Sohlberg, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Ms Sara Solazzo, Les CCI ALPMED ASBL
  • Ms Magda Stoczkiewicz, Friends of the Earth Europe
  • Ms Kirsten Holm Svendsen, Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Mr Ray Symons, EuroCommerce
  • Mr Simo Tiainen, Maa- ja metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto – Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners
  • Mrs Lene Topp, International Fur Federation
  • Ms Cecile Toubeau, Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • Mrs Maria Trallero, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
  • Mr Geir Ulle, Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers
  • Ms Liv Vaisberg, Federation of European Publishers
  • Ms Deimante Valciukaite, Seldia - The European Direct Selling Association
  • Mr Bart Van Belleghem, EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Mr Adrian Van den Hoven, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Mr. Arjan van Dijk, Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging van Eierhandelaren
  • Mrs Sieta van Keimpema, European Milk Board
  • Mr Tycho Vandermaesen, WWF European Policy Programme
  • Mr Cees Vermeeren, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Ms. Fabienne VERMEEREN, European Fertiliser Import Association
  • Mr Lars Vogt, Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Ms Heleen Vollers, Beryllium Science & Technology Association
  • Mr Jan Walter, Eurogroup for Animals
  • Mr Daniel Wennick, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • Mr Sebastian Wolpers, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Ms Daniela Ida Zandonà, European Federation of Origin Wines
  • Ms Lucia Zivec, AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe