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Trade SIA for the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement

  • Date: 15/07/2008, 15.00-16.30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 3C, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 10/07/2008 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 15/07/2008, 15.00-16.30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 3C, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 10/07/2008 12:00

Lead participant: Mr Philipp Dupuis, Deputy Head of Trade Relations with the Americas Unit, Directorate-General for External Trade
 
Moderator: Mr Ulrich Weigl, Deputy Head of Unit, Sustainable Development and SPS Issues, Directorate-General for External Trade
 
The subject of this meeting will be the draft midterm reports of the Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment SIA) of the EU-Mercosur Association Agreement. This will include a final overview of the Trade SIA EU-Mercosur Association Agreement and two sectoral studies: trade facilitation and financial services.

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 midterm reports and respond to questions and comments with a view to the elaboration of the draft final report. 
 
Agenda:
 
1. Presentation of the Trade SIA draft midterm reports by the international consortium led by the University of Manchester

2. Open discussion


Further information on this study can also be found here.

The draft midterm report is available here.
 
Comments and questions on the draft midterm report can be sent here.

Practical details: There will be a reception desk at the entrance of the meeting room where you will receive your badge allowing access to the meeting. Please bring along your confirmation for admission. There will be no admission to the room after the start of the meeting. Please also note there will be no interpretation available in this meeting

Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to the guidelines here.

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Prof. EDUARD ARRUGA I VALERI, SOCIETAT CATALANA D' ECONOMIA
  • Mr. ROBERTO BRUNI , Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Mr Hugo Clysters, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Mr Denny Cobianchi, The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Ms Sandra Derocle, Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Ms Egle Eimontaite, Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Ms Clara Eugenia Fernández Fernández, Long Distant Waters Regional Advisory Council (funded) NO SHOW
  • Ms Celia FINANA GUZMAN, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms. Selen Guerin, Center for European Policy Studies
  • Mr Gustavo Hernandez, Latin American Association of Development Organizations
  • Mr Thomas Hind, National Farmers' Union
  • Mr Louis Hinzen, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Mr Ignacio Jovtis, Latin American Association of Development Organizations
  • Mr Dr. Christoph Klein, Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Mr Stefan Krawczyk, IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Mr. Manuel Melzer, Weltwirtschaft, Ökologie & Entwicklung e.V. (WEED)
  • Ms Marianne Nichols, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Ms. Helle Damgaard Nielsen, International Trade Union Confederation
  • Mr Patrick PAGANI, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Mr Harald Past, EuroCommerce
  • Mr Charly Poppe, Friends of the Earth Europe
  • Ms Beatriz Porres, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms Alba RIDAO-BOULOUMIÉ, Spanish Food and Drink Federation, Brussels Delegation
  • Mrs Franziska Rothe, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Mr Guido Schlembach, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Ms Birthe Steenberg , Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Ms Tuula Turunen_oldaccount, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr Tijn Van Winsen, European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Mr Markus Walther, economiesuisse