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Civil Society Dialogue on EU-Mexico Sustainability Impact Assessment - Draft Inception Report

  • Date: 18/12/2017, 09:30-11:30
  • Location: Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 0C, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 13/12/2017 12:00

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  • Date: 18/12/2017, 09:30-11:30
  • Location: Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 0C, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 13/12/2017 12:00

The EU and Mexico are currently negotiating the modernization of the Global EU-Mexico Agreement which includes a trade pillar. The negotiation started in June 2016, and the sixth round was held in Mexico during the last week of November 2017.

In line with its practice, the Commission hired a consultant for carrying out a Sustainability Impact Assessment of the trade part to provide inputs to the EU negotiators. LSE Enterprise has been selected for this study.

The purpose of this meeting is to present and discuss with civil society the draft inception report of the study.

Lead speakers

Mr Matthias Jorgensen, Head of the Latin America Unit, DG Trade, European Commission

Professor Jean-Baptiste Velut, Sorbonne Nouvelle University of Paris
Ms Daniela Baeza-Breinbauer, Project coordinator, LSE Consulting

Moderator

Ms Sandra Nebe, Civil Socity Coordination, DG Trade, European Commission
 

Agenda

1. Presentation of the Draft Inception Report for the SIA in support of the EU's negotiations with Mexico by LSE.
2. Open discussion with stakeholders.

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 30 minutes in advance. Please bring with you the confirmation emails received after registration and filling out the security clearance form for the meeting and an ID card. These 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.

 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting. (provisional)

  • Ms Aurora Abad Ventoso, Comité Européen des Entreprises Vins
  • MS ASHLEY COHEN, ICMP, the global voice of music publishing
  • Ms marta De Bonis, Fair Trade Advocacy Office
  • Mr Benjamin DeBerg, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Mr Florian Dippold, Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Mr Javier Doz Orrit, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms Kincső Dvorácskó, Ridens
  • Mrs Norma Farias Martins, ASSOCIATION EUROPÉENNE DU COMMERCE DE FRUITS ET LÉGUMES DE L'UE - European Fruit and Vegetables Trade Association
  • Ms Sara Franzone, Eurometaux
  • Mr Josh Gartland , COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Ms Alison Graham, Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Ltd.
  • Ms. Nelli Hajdu, Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Mr Renaat Hanssens, Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens
  • Ms Daniela Iller, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Mrs Dilek Istar Ates, TUSIAD
  • Mrs Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago, European Potato Trade Association
  • Mr Juergen Knirsch, Greenpeace European Unit
  • Mr Paul-Henri Lava, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Ms Agnese Litti, International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Mr Marcus Mangan, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Mr Barry McKeon, European Sugar Refineries Association
  • Mr Frieder Mecklenburg, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Mrs Sonia Nalpantidou, The European Steel Association
  • Ms Stéphanie Pelet-Serra, Association nationale interprofessionnelle du bétail et des viandes
  • Ms Pascale ROUHIER, European Liaison Committee for Agriculture and agri-food trade
  • Mrs Marie-Christine Ribera, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Ms Amalia Rodriguez Fajardo, Centre de Documentation, de Recherche et d'Information des Peuples Autochtones
  • Mr François Saint Lager, BREIZ EUROPE
  • Mr Bert Schouwenburg, GMB trade union
  • Ms Marlene Tasser, Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Mr Georgy Thurley, European Public Health Alliance
  • Ms Sophie Windisch, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Mr Mathias Wuidar, Centre de Documentation, de Recherche et d'Information des Peuples Autochtones
  • Ms Zeynep Yildizeli, International Confederation of Inspection and Certification Organizations
  • Ms Marie van Raemdonck, European Sugar Refineries Association