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Mid-term Evaluation of the EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP)

  • Date: 19/01/2017, 14:30-16:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 3-C, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 16/01/2017 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 19/01/2017, 14:30-16:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 3-C, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 16/01/2017 12:00

The Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission has commissioned the Mid-term Evaluation of the EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP). The evaluation is performed by Development Solutions Europe Ltd. The kick-off meeting was held on 17 November 2016.

The inception report is the first deliverable of the evaluation. It describes the methodological approach proposed by the consultant, as well as the consultation strategy.

The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the objective of the study to the stakeholders, present and discuss the draft inception report, receive feedback and exchange further views on issues relevant for the evaluation.
 

Lead Participants

Ms Alina Boiciuc, Deputy Head of Unit, Trade and Sustainable Development Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Richard James, Evaluation Co-ordinator, Evaluation Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Daniel Kramer, Project Coordinator, Trade and Sustainable Development, Generalised Scheme of Preferences, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Willem van der Geest, Team Leader, Development Solutions Europe Ltd

Ms Emily Hemmings, Project Manager, Development Solutions Europe Ltd

Moderator

Ms Montserrat Gago, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade


AGENDA

1. Presentation of the Draft Inception Report by Development Solutions.
2. Open discussion with stakeholders.
 

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 20/30 minutes in advance. Please bring with you the confirmation email received when you registered for the meeting and an ID card as they will be requested by the security staff at the entrance of the Borschette Centre. You will receive an identification badge at the entrance of the meeting room.

Closing date for travel arrangements: 22/12/2016 at 12:00 (Brussels time)

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Ms Loukia Alepochoriti, Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers
  • Mr Georgios Altintzis, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Mrs Carmen Arias Castellano, Confédération Européenne de l’Industrie de la Chaussure
  • Mr. Cosimo Avesani, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Mr Daniele Basso, EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Ms Michela Bisonni, Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Ms Sofia Bournou, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Ms Elena BROLIS, EUROALLIAGES
  • Mr Marcel Bumb, European Association Automotive Suppliers
  • Ms Laura Casuscelli, Fertilizers Europe
  • Mr Michel Cermak, Centre National de Coopération au Développement- 11 11 11
  • Mr Denny Cobianchi, The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Ms Marta Conti, European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers' Association
  • Ms Charlotte Delvaux, European Chemical Industry Council
  • Ms Hanna Deringer, European Centre for International Political Economy
  • Mr Chris Downes, Federation of European Rice Millers
  • Mr Javier Doz Orrit, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms Gaelle Dusepulchre, International Federation for Human Rights
  • Mr Maurice Fermont, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Mr Josh Gartland , COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Mr Jacopo Gattanella, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Ms Charlotte Glassco , Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Mrs Claire Grosbois, STARCH EUROPE
  • Ms. Nelli Hajdu, Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Mr Louis Hinzen, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Ms Daniela Iller, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Ms Tzonka Iotzova, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr Ralph Kamphöner, EuroCommerce
  • Mr Máté Kander, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • MR Markus Kollberg, Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Mr Paul-Henri Lava, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Dr Andreas Lendle, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Mr Sean Mackle, Fertilizers Europe
  • Mr Rory Macrae, European Toner & Inkjet Remanufacturers' Association
  • Mr Marc Maes, Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Mr Manuel Marsilio, Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry ASBL
  • Mr Youri Mercier, Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Ms Eleri Rachel Morgan Wessman, European Association Automotive Suppliers
  • Mr Stuart Newman, Foreign Trade Association
  • Mr Iyan Offor, Eurogroup for Animals
  • Mr Milan Pajic, Foreign Trade Association
  • Mr Harald Past, EuroCommerce
  • Mr Daniel Pérez Vega, ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Ms Priscila Quaini, Apex-Brasil Brussels-Europe
  • Ms Valerie Rapatz, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Mrs Marie-Christine Ribera, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Ms Pascale ROUHIER, European Liaison Committee for Agriculture and agri-food trade
  • Mr Johannes Scheiger, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Ms Elisa Setién, European Association of Chemical Distributors
  • Mrs Sophie Silverryd, Brussels Office of the Swedish Trade Unions
  • Mr Joakim Smedman, Brussels Office of the Swedish Trade Unions
  • Ms Maria Suman, European Cocoa Association
  • Mr Friedrich Trosse, Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e.V.
  • Ms Karin Ulmer, ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Ms Inès VAN LIERDE, EUROALLIAGES
  • Mrs Isabelle Weiler, EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Mr Marcus Wolf, European Express Association
  • Ms Monina Wong, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Ms Emma Woodford, Health and Trade Network