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Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (Trade SIA) on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), Draft Inception Report

  • Date: 05/05/2014, 14:30 - 16:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB – 5B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 30/04/2014 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 05/05/2014, 14:30 - 16:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB – 5B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 30/04/2014 12:00

The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) negotiations aim to reach a plurilateral agreement among those WTO members willing to open competition markets further on services ranging from financial services and e-commerce to maritime transport. The 51 participating countries range from Australia to Paraguay and from Liechtenstein to the US.

Field work on the Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (Trade SIA) on the TiSA began in January 2014. The consultants carrying out this study are the consortium ECORYS/CEPR.

The purpose of this meeting is to present and discuss with civil society the draft inception report of the study with a view to the elaboration of the draft interim technical report.

Lead Participants

Mr Ignacio Iruarrizaga Díez, Head of Unit, Trade in Services, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Luigi Poli, Trade Negotiator, Trade in Services Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr João Pereira, Evaluation Coordinator, Internal Audit and Evaluation Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Ms Nora Plaisier, ECORYS/CEPR

Mr Achim Vogt, ECORYS/CEPR

Moderator

Ms Montserrat Gago, Coordinator relations with civil society, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

1. Presentation of the Draft Inception Report for the Trade SIA in support of TiSA.

2. Update on the TiSA negotiations.

3. Coffee break.

4. Open discussion with stakeholders.


Related documents

Press release"6th round TiSA talks end in Geneva", 24/02/2014
Press release "EU to chair plurilateral talks to open services markets", 17/02/2014


We would be grateful if participants could arrive 15/20 minutes in advance. A reception desk will be set up at the entrance of the Charlemagne building, where you will receive a badge and gain access to the meeting room. Please bring with you the confirmation email received when you registered for the meeting. 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • amfori
  • Aqua Publica Europea
  • Aqua Publica Europea
  • ARD-Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft der Freien Wohlfahrtspflege e.V.
  • Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Confederation of British Industry
  • Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Danish Shipping
  • Deutscher Sparkassen-und Giroverband
  • DIGITALEUROPE
  • DIGITALEUROPE
  • Délégation des Barreaux de France
  • EBU-UER
  • EBU-UER
  • EUROCINEMA, Association de producteurs de cinéma et de télévision
  • EUROCINEMA, Association de producteurs de cinéma et de télévision
  • EuroCommerce
  • Eurogroup for Animals
  • European Alcohol Policy Alliance
  • European Alcohol Policy Alliance
  • European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • European Community Shipowner's Associations
  • European Express Association
  • European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
  • European Federation of Public Service Unions
  • European Magazine Media Association
  • European Milk Board
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • European Services Strategy Unit
  • European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • European Trade Union Committee for Education
  • EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • European University Association
  • Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Finance Watch
  • Fédération Française de l'Assurance
  • Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V.
  • Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V.
  • GMB trade union
  • Insurance Europe
  • International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • International Trade Union Confederation
  • Japan Business Council in Europe
  • Japan Machinery Center
  • Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Pearle*-Live Performance Europe (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe)
  • Seldia - The European Direct Selling Association
  • Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques
  • Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • TUSIAD
  • Verband Kommunaler Unternehmen e.V.
  • Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • World Animal Protection