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Trade SIA for the EU-MERCOSUR Association Agreement

  • Date: 28/04/2008, 15.00 – 16.30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 23/04/2008 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 28/04/2008, 15.00 – 16.30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 23/04/2008 12:00

Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement – Phase 2 - Draft Inception Report

The draft inception report of the Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment SIA) of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement will be subject of this meeting.

The consultants carrying out this study represent an international consortium led by the University of Manchester. During this meeting representatives of the consultants will present the draft inception report and give an answer to questions and comments with a view to the elaboration of the draft midterm report.

The draft inception report is available soon at: http://www.sia-trade.org/mercosur Comments and questions to the draft inception report can also be sent to: sia-trade@man.ac.uk

LEAD PARTICIPANT: Mr Philipp DUPUIS, Deputy Head of Unit, Directorate-General for External Trade, Trade Relations with the Americas, Unit B3

Moderator: Ms Manuela Géleng, Sustainable Development SPS Issues, DG for External Trade, Unit C1

Agenda:

1. Presentation of the Trade SIA draft inception report by the international consortium led by the University of Manchester
2. Open discussion

All relevant information on this study can also be found at the External Trade website at: http://ec.europa.eu/trade/issues/global/sia/studies_geo.htm#mercosur



Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to the guidelines here.




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Please also note that a public meeting will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay on 20/21 May to report on the state of play of negotiations in order to promote an exchange of views with civil society stakeholders from all Mercosur countries. The meeting will be also an opportunity to discuss the findings of the Trade SIA of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement.

We encourage you to share this information with interested organisations and in particular with your partner organisations in Mercosur countries so that they can participate in this civil society event. For registration or additional information on this meeting, please contact the Commission services at following contact point: luis.casasnovas@ec.europa.eu

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Mr Erik Bergelin, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Dr Matthias Blum, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Mr. Andre de Crombrugghe, Global Outsourcing And Linkages - GOAL
  • Ms Egle Eimontaite, Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Ms Lorraine Gallagher, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
  • Mr Gerfried Gruber , Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Dr Pierre Gröning, Foreign Trade Association
  • Mr Gustavo Hernandez, Latin American Association of Development Organizations
  • Mr Louis Hinzen, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Ms Lise Andreasen Høyer, Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Mr Ignacio Jovtis, Latin American Association of Development Organizations (funded)
  • Mr Pascal KERNEIS, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Ms Catherine LION, Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Ms Karin Mader, Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Ms Frances Moore, IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Ms Marianne Nichols, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Ms Céline Nicodeme, European Confederation of Footwear Industry (CEC)
  • Mr Patrick PAGANI, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Mr Charly Poppe, Friends of the Earth Europe
  • Ms Alba RIDAO-BOULOUMIÉ, ASSOCIATION EUROPÉENNE DU COMMERCE DE FRUITS ET LÉGUMES DE L'UE - European Fruit and Vegetables Trade Association
  • Mr. Ghislain Robyn, Global Outsourcing And Linkages - GOAL
  • Mr François Saint Lager, BREIZ EUROPE
  • Ms Birthe Steenberg , Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Mrs Esther Trieling, PA Europe
  • Mr Dirk Vantyghem, EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Mrs Lys Vitral, Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Mr. Anthony Zobl, EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM