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Bilateral trade negotiations: state of play

  • Date: 26/09/2013, 14:30 - 17:45 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 23/09/2013 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 26/09/2013, 14:30 - 17:45 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 23/09/2013 12:00

This meeting will provide the opportunity to present the state of play of on-going trade negotiations and to respond to questions and comments from civil society.

Moderator

Ms Montserrat Gago, Coordinator relations with civil society, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

Update on DCFTA negotiations with Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

14.30 - 14. 45

Mr Philippe Cuisson, Deputy Head of Unit, Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkans, EFTA, EEA and Turkey, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Gabriele Lo Monaco, Bilateral Co-ordinator for Ukraine, Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkans, EFTA, EEA and Turkey Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

14.45 – 15.00 Q & A

Update on the EU-Singapore trade agreement

15.00 – 15.15

Mr Georg Roebling, Deputy Chief Negotiator for Singapore, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

15.15 – 15.30 Q & A

Update on negotiations with Japan

15.30 – 15.45

Ms Justyna Lasik, Policy Co-ordinator for Japan, Far East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Timothée Sautter, Policy Officer, , Policy Co-ordinator for Japan, Far East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Niall Matthews, Policy Officer, , Policy Co-ordinator for Japan, Far East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

15.45 – 16.00 Q & A

16.00 – 16.15 Coffee break

Update on negotiations with Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam

16.15 – 16.30

Ms Claudia Weiss, Policy Coordinator for Thailand, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Andreas Julin, Policy Coordinator for Malaysia, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Ms Frauke Sommer, Policy Coordinator for Vietnam, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

16.30 – 16.45 Q & A

Update on negotiations with Canada

16.45 – 17.00

Ms Annette Grunberg, Policy Officer, USA and Canada Unit, Directorate General for Trade

17.00 – 17.15 Q & A

Update on negotiations with Morocco

17.15 – 17.30

Ms Sofía Muñoz Albarrán, Head of Unit, South Mediterranean and Middle East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

17.30 – 17.45 Q & A


We would be grateful if participants could arrive 15/20 minutes in advance. A reception desk will be set up at the entrance of the Charlemagne building, where you will receive a badge and gain access to the meeting room. Please bring with you the confirmation email received when you registered for the meeting.

 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe
  • Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • amfori
  • ARD-Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Both ENDS
  • British Agriculture Bureau
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • 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 interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Confederation of British Industry
  • Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers
  • Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers
  • Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens
  • Conseil Européen des Jeunes Agriculteurs
  • Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • EBU-UER
  • EuroCommerce
  • Eurogroup for Animals
  • EuropaBio
  • EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • European Banking Federation
  • European Biodiesel Board
  • European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • European Crop Protection Association
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Express Association
  • European farmers
  • European farmers
  • European Fertiliser Import Association
  • European Fish Processors & Traders Association
  • European Patent Office
  • European Poultry, Egg and Game Association
  • European Producers Union of Renewable Ethanol
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • European Services Strategy Unit (funded)
  • European Sugar Refineries Association
  • European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Fertilizers Europe
  • FoodServiceEurope
  • Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Heinrich Böll Stiftung e.V.
  • IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Instituto Cuestiones Agrarias y Medioambientales (funded)
  • Insurance Europe
  • International Association of Oil & Gas Producers
  • International Association of Oil & Gas Producers
  • International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • International Fur Trade Federation
  • Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Ltd.
  • Japan Machinery Center
  • Japan Machinery Center
  • Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Le Cercle de l'Industrie
  • MEDICINES FOR EUROPE
  • Médecins Sans Frontières
  • PROFEL - European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processors
  • spiritsEUROPE
  • STARCH EUROPE
  • Stichting Onderzoek Multinationale Ondernemingen
  • TechAmerica Europe
  • The Danish Chamber of Commerce
  • The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • TUSIAD
  • Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Wirtschaftskammer Österreich (funded)
  • World Shipping Council
  • WWF European Policy Programme
  • WWF European Policy Programme