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Guidelines for including position papers on DG Trade's website

Date Organisation Document Title
30 November 2012 Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical EUROTHON note on the reform of the GSP
27 November 2012 Eurogroup for Animals Growing pains: the developing relationship of animal welfare standards and the world trade rules
24 September 2012 Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical EUROTHON note on a Free Trade Agreement with Vietnam
01 July 2012 Eurogroup for Animals Transatlantic animal welfare Council contribution to the EU-US High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth
01 June 2012 Eurogroup for Animals Free Trade Agreements and Animal Welfare
02 April 2012 CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association Position paper on EU-US Enhanced partnership
17 February 2012 European farmers Copa-Cogeca Position on International Aspects of Agriculture


  • Organisations should be registered in the Civil Society Dialogue (see Registering for the Trade Civil Society Dialogue)
  • Position papers should be sent in PDF format to the trade civil society mailbox (
  • The documents should include the following standard disclaimer on page 1 or 2:The content of this report does not reflect the official opinion of the European Commission. Responsibility for the information and views expressed in the report [therein] lies entirely with the author(s).
  • It might be useful to include a link to the website of the concerned organisation at the end of each document in case readers should require further information.
  • The number of documents each organisation can contribute would be one document per month and per organisation.