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Trade and Raw Materials

  • Date: 15/10/2009, 14:30-16:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-0C, 36, rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 12/10/2009 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 15/10/2009, 14:30-16:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-0C, 36, rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 12/10/2009 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to seek the views of civil society on issues related to access to raw materials. The meeting will foster discussion on the economic implications of measures in this field and the policies behind them. To help spur an open debate on these questions an issue paper is now available.


Key-note Speakers


Ms Madelaine Tuininga, Deputy Head of Unit, Industrial sectors Unit, Directorate General for Trade, European Commission
Mr René van Sloten, Chairman of the Market Access Working Group, BUSINESSEUROPE
Dr Michael Warhurst, Resources and Consumption Campaign, Friends of the Earth Europe
Mr Paul Anciaux, Coordinator for the Raw Materials Initiative, Steel, non-ferrous metals, minerals and mineral products Unit, Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry, European Commission

Chair

Ms Ramona Samson, Civil Society Coordinator, Sustainable Development and SPS Issues Unit, Directorate General for Trade, European Commission

AGENDA

1. Integrated approach to Raw Materials: short overview
2. Trade aspects of the Raw Materials Initiative and way forward
4. Europe's use of resources: living up to our responsibilities
3. Open discussion on the issue paper

The issue paper will is available.

About travel expense.

Related documents

Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Mr Erik Bergelin, Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Mr Giacomo CAVALLI, Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Ms Suzan Cornelissen, Evert Vermeer Foundation
  • Mr Roberto De Giorgi, International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Mrs Janine de Vries, CIDSE
  • Ms Sarah Delputte, centre for EU studies
  • Ms Sandra Derocle, Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Ms Lotte Drieghe, centre for EU studies
  • Mrs. Pia Eberhardt, Corporate Europe Observatory
  • Ms Catherine Entzminger, European Cocoa Association
  • Mr. Rene Grotenhuis, Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid
  • Mr Louis Hinzen, FoodDrinkEurope
  • Ms Tzonka Iotzova, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Ms. Monique Jones, EUROMETAUX
  • Mrs. Melissa Julian, European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Mr Dr. Christoph Klein, Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Mr Mathieu Labreche , The Centre
  • Mr. Thomas Lazzeri, Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Mr Marc Maes, Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Ms Marianne Nichols, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Mr Patrick PAGANI, COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Mr Arnaud Petit, European farmers
  • Ms Marieke Poissonnier, Oxfam-Wereldwinkels vzw
  • Mr. Thomas Ruddy, Sustainable Europe Research Institute
  • Ms Anka Schild, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Mr Karl Tachelet, The European Steel Association
  • Mrs Barbara van Paassen, Evert Vermeer Foundation
  • Mr Cees Vermeeren, Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Dr Michael Warhurst, Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) Trust Limited (funded)
  • Mr James Wilson, EU Ukraine Business Council aisbl