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European Sustainable Trade Forum -- inaugural meeting (STIC event)

  • Date: 01/07/2003, 0930-1300 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Borschette, 36 rue Froissart - 1049 Brussel - room 2C
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2003 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 01/07/2003, 0930-1300 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Borschette, 36 rue Froissart - 1049 Brussel - room 2C
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2003 12:00

EUROPEAN SUSTAINABLE TRADE FORUM: Inaugural meeting
Special event with Sustainable Trade and Innovation Centre (STIC) European Hub : ¡V PLEASE REGISTER DIRECTLY WITH STIC! Go to: www.epe.be
DRAFT AGENDA
SESSION 1 Chair: M. Peter Carl, Director General, DG Trade
1. Welcome address by M. Peter Carl
2. Keynote speech: Ben Ngubane, STIC chairman, Minister for Science and Technology, South Africa (to be confirmed)
3. From Doha via Johannesburg to Cancun: realising the potential of the WSSD agenda on sustainable trade: Robert Madelin, Director, DG Trade
Discussion
SESSION 2
Chair: Robert Madelin
Focus on electronics sector
1. Synopsis of the sector specific environmental/social legislation affecting the industry : Dr Martin Charter, Centre for Sustainable Design
2. Response by business representatives on the legislation: problems encountered and how they have overcome them. Participants to be confirmed : ¿á Managing Director of the business/operational unit (Sony) ¿á Managing director/equivalent of the supplier company from a developing country (Thailand and/or India)
3. Response by Commission representative
4. Discussion: How can the trading system for this sector be made more sustainable?

About travel expense.

Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Mrs Maria Eugenia Bastarreche, Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Maren Briel, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Anne Chetaille, SOLAGRAL (funded)
  • Mr Dirk Falke, Bundesverband Großhandel, Außenhandel, Dienstleistungen e. V.
  • Mr. Francisco Flores, European Partners for the Environment
  • Ms Rosalie Gardiner, Local Government International Bureau (LGIB) (funded)
  • Miss Alexandra Gonzalez-Calatayud, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  • Jean-Michel Henry, Comité Interprofessionnel des Productions Saccharifères (CIPS)
  • Mr Seppo Kallio, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr. Gunther Kellermann, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Dr. Reinhard Quick, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Mr Giacomo Regaldo, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr Kristian Røed, EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Ulrike Schmuelling, German Association of Chemical Industries
  • Mrs Laëtitia Sédou, World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)
  • Mrs Federica Terzi, World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT)