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WORKSHOP ON THE CARIFORUM-EC ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT : A FIRST LOOK AT OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

  • Date: 13/02/2008, 9:30 - 18:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Lord Roy JENKINS, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 08/02/2008 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 13/02/2008, 9:30 - 18:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Lord Roy JENKINS, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 08/02/2008 12:00

AGENDA

9.30 - 11.00: Views from the negotiators

    E. Humphrey, Ambassador of Barbados to Belgium and the EU and Vice-Dean of the CARIFORUM College of Negotiators
    F. Cuello, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Belgium and the EU and CARIFORUM Lead Negotiator for Services and Investment
    K.-F. Falkenberg, Deputy Director General of DG Trade, European Commission and EC Principal Negotiator
Comment
    G. Dantin, President of the ACP-EU Follow-up Committee of the European Economic and Social Committee
11.00 - 12.45: Open discussion

14.15 - 14.45: Rules aspects
    P. Mavroidis, Professor of Law at the University of Neuchâtel, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, and CEPR
14.45-15.15: Open discussion

15.15-15.45: Market access aspects
    M. Gasiorek, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Sussex
15.45 - 16.15: Open discussion

16.15 - 16.45: Views from civil society
    P. Lewis, Senior Fellow, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Comment
    L. Bartels, University Lecturer in International Law and Fellow of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge
16.45 - 17.15: Open discussion

17.15 - 17.30: CARIFORUM-EC EPA: A template for the EPAs?
    K.-F. Falkenberg, Deputy Director General of DG Trade
17.30 - 18.00: Open discussion

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • amfori
  • ARD-Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
  • Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • CAOBISCO
  • Center for International Environmental Law (funded) NO SHOW
  • COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Comité du commerce des céréales, aliments du bétail, oléagineux, huile d'olive, huiles et graisses et agrofournitures de l'U.E.
  • Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Danish Meat Association
  • EPA-NIEUWSBRIEF
  • EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • EuroCommerce
  • EURODOM
  • European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF COTTON AND ALLIED TEXTILES INDUSTRIES
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • FoodDrinkEurope
  • Groupe de Recherche pour une Stratégie Economique Alternative
  • Grupo Empresarios Agrarios (GEA) (funded)
  • International Trade Union Confederation
  • Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Overseas Development Institute
  • Overseas Development Institute (funded)
  • OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Red UE-CAN
  • SOS Faim Action pour le développement
  • Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • World Fair Trade Organization