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Trade SIA in support of EU-China investment negotiations, Draft Interim Report

  • Date: 30/05/2017, 15:30-17:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 1B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 22/05/2017 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 30/05/2017, 15:30-17:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 1B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 22/05/2017 12:00

The Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in support of negotiations with China was launched in February 2016. The consultants carrying out the SIA are Ecorys.

The SIA interim report presents the preliminary findings of the analysis of the economic, social, human rights and environmental impacts of the negotiations, as well as the preliminary in-depth studies for three of the selected sectors (transport equipment, mining and energy extraction and chemicals).

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss with civil society the draft interim report . The interim report will then be finalised by the consultant, taking stakeholders' contributions into account.

Lead participants

Ms Alexandra Koutoglidou, Investment Negotiator for China, Investment Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Joao Pereira, Evaluation Co-ordinator, Evaluation Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Dominik Olewinski, Trade and Sustainable Development Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Richard Liebrechts, Team Leader, Oxford Intelligence
Dr Evgueni Poliakov, Senior Environmental Expert
Ms Marleen Rueda, Senior Social Expert
Ms Nora Plaisier, Senior Economic Expert, Ecorys
Ms Stephanie Bouman, Junior Economic Expert , Ecorys
Ms Corine Besseling, Project Coordinator, Ecorys

Moderator

Ms Eeva Tella, Co-ordinator relations with civil society, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

1. State of play of ongoing negotiations between the EU and China by the European Commission.
2. Presentation of the SIA Draft Interim Report by Ecorys.
3. Open discussion with stakeholders.

Related information

EU-China SIA website

EU -China webpages in DG Trade's website

DG Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment webpage

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 30 minutes in advance. A reception desk will be set up in the foyer 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 and an ID card or passport.

Closing date for travel arrangements: 11/05/2016 at 20:00 (Brussels time)

Related documents

Presentation at CSD meeting on SIA in support of EU-China investment negotiations , 26/05/2016
Minutes of the CSD meeting on a SIA in support of EU-China negotiations, draft inception report ,  26/05/2016
 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Mr Georgios Altintzis, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Mr Dario Bazargan, Shipyards' and Maritime Equipment Association
  • Mr Diego Benedetti, European Organisation of the Sawmill industry
  • Mr Erik Bergelin, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Mrs Else Boonstra , European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms Sofia Bournou, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Mr Peter Boyle, Law Society of England and Wales
  • Ms Elena BROLIS, EUROALLIAGES
  • Ms Sylviane Chapelle, European Patent Office
  • Mr Bart De Wit, Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens
  • Mr Benjamin DeBerg, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Ms Charlotte Delvaux, European Chemical Industry Council
  • Ms Anna Drozd, Law Society of England and Wales
  • Ms Gaelle Dusepulchre, International Federation for Human Rights
  • Mr Manuel Escamilla, European Committee for Co-operation of the Machine Tool Industries
  • Mr Jacopo Gattanella, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Ms Servet Gören, European Chemical Industry Council
  • Mr Rasmus Hald Philipsen, Danish Shipping
  • Mr. Samuel Hill, The International Federation of Inspection Agencies
  • Mr. Burghard Ilge, Both ENDS
  • Ms Daniela Iller, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Ms Lenka Jancova, CECED (European Committee of Domestic Equipment Manufacturers)
  • Mr. Pieter Jansen, Both ENDS
  • Mr Pascal KERNEIS, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Mr Sanjeev Kumar, Change Partnership
  • Mr. Tilmann Kupfer, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Ms Lisa Laudereau, European Patent Office
  • Mr Marc Lauridsen, Danish Shipping
  • Ms Silvia Melegari, European Organisation of the Sawmill industry
  • Mrs Sonia Nalpantidou, The European Steel Association
  • Mr Patrick O'Keeffe, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Mr Jonathan Peel, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms Sandra Penning , Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France
  • Ms Priscila Quaini, Apex-Brasil Brussels-Europe
  • MR Martin Revault, Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France
  • Ms Valentina Riva, Eurogroup for Animals
  • Mrs. Henrike Schaum, Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Mr Torben Peter Schütz, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Mr Stijn Sintubin, Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens
  • Mr Friedrich Trosse, Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e.V.
  • Ms Inès VAN LIERDE, EUROALLIAGES
  • Ms Petra Voelkerer, Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Mrs Tanja Walter, Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Ms Sophie Windisch, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Ms Kristina Wittkopp, Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)