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Investment rules, sustainable development, WTO

  • Date: 03/07/2003, 10.00-12.30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Borschette, 36 rue Froissart - 1049 Brussel - Room 2C
  • Registration closes on : 30/06/2003 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 03/07/2003, 10.00-12.30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Borschette, 36 rue Froissart - 1049 Brussel - Room 2C
  • Registration closes on : 30/06/2003 12:00

AGENDA
Guest presenters from International Institute for Sustainable Development Luke Peterson Aaron Cosbey
Agenda (approximate timings):
1000 - 1030: Lessons from international investment agreements (Luke Peterson)
1030 - 1100: Discussion
1100 - 1130: A new multilateral investment agreement? Objectives and negotiations (Aaron Cosbey)
1130 - 1230: Discussion
This presentation forms part of the project on 'Trade and Sustainable Development Priorities post-Doha' organised jointly by the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the International Institute for Sustainable Development. Its purpose is to identify policy options which can help advance the objectives of environmental protection, poverty eradication and economic development within particular core areas defined by the Doha Declaration. It aims to provide key decision-makers and negotiators with ideas from thinking and discussions amongst NGOs, academics, industry and governments, both in developed and developing countries, and aim to feed into the negotiations now under way.
The paper on Investment Rules, Sustainable Development and the WTO, which was discussed at a workshop held in April 2003, and is currently being revised, covers the existing position of investment r

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  • Mrs Maria Eugenia Bastarreche, Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Maren Briel, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Lilian Bubalo, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Mr Craig Burchell, European Information, Communications and Consumer Electronics Technology Industry Association (EICTA)
  • Senior Ad Claire Castel, Le Cercle de l'Industrie
  • Anne Chetaille, SOLAGRAL (funded)
  • Mr Aaron Cosbey, INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  • Ms Nerea Craviotto, WIDE network
  • Mr Jose Fonseca, Grupo Empresarios Agrarios (GEA) (funded) NO SHOW
  • Dieter Frisch, TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL BRUSSELS (Transparency Int.)
  • Ms Rosalie Gardiner, Local Government International Bureau (LGIB) (funded)
  • Miss Alexandra Gonzalez-Calatayud, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  • ms linda kaucher, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom (UK) (funded)
  • Christina Kaul, Eurogroup for Animals (EUROGROUP)
  • Mr. Gunther Kellermann, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Director Marie Kindblom Törnell, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • Ms. Elena Lazzarotto, Confcommercio International
  • Mrs Marnie Lucas, Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Mr. Marc Maes, Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Mr José Andrés Palacios Ferrer, Fundación FUNDAGRO
  • Ms Lena Recknagel, European Chemical Industry Council
  • Mrs Paula Rey, United Nations Environment Programme liaison office to the EU (UNEP liaison)
  • Mr Kristian Røed, EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Mr François Saint Lager, BREIZ EUROPE
  • Axel Schmidt, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES)
  • Ulrike Schmuelling, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Mr Kallio Seppo, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Singh Pushpendra Kumar Singh, ActionAid
  • Dr Marcela Szymanski, University of Leuven
  • Mrs Federica Terzi, World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)
  • Dr Keith Tyrell, WWF European Policy Programme
  • Mr Adrian Van den Hoven, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Mr Alfonso Vargas, Agroforestalia
  • Mr Bruno Vever, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)