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Commission Communication on Fair Trade

  • Date: 01/07/2009, 15:00-17:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2009 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 01/07/2009, 15:00-17:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne building, room Mansholt, 170 rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2009 12:00

Lead participants
- Ms Lisa Emelia Svensson, Policy Officer, Trade and Environment, Directorate-General for Trade
- Mr Tijn Van Winsen, Policy Coordinator, Economic Development, Directorate-General for Development
- Ms Loredana Puiu, Legal Officer, Public Procurement Policy, Internal Market and Services DG
- Ms Céline Hyon-Naudin, Quality Management Officer, Business, Trade and Regional Integration , EuropeAid Cooperation Office
- Mr Sergi Corbalán, Coordinator, Fair Trade Advocacy Office
- Ms Rosita Zilli, Policy Adviser, EURO COOP
- Mr David Zimmer, Secretary General, The Association of Chocolate, Biscuit and Confectionery Industries of the European Union (CAOBISCO)


Moderator
Ms Ditte Juul-Joergensen, Head of Unit, Sustainable Development and SPS Issues Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

The purpose of the meeting is to present the Commission Communication on Fair Trade: "Contributing to Sustainable Development: The role of Fair Trade and non-governmental trade-related sustainability assurance schemes" and to allow for an exchange of views on Fair Trade and other non-governmental trade-related sustainability assurance schemes.

AGENDA

1. Presentation by DG TRADE of the Communication: background & objective
2. Presentation by DG DEV of the development dimension of Fair Trade
3. Presentation by DG MARKT of Fair Trade considerations in Public Procurement
4. Presentation by AIDCO of its actions concerning Fair Trade
5. Presentation by Fair Trade Advocacy Office: "Fair Trade actors views, concerns and proposals for next steps"
6. Community of Consumer Cooperatives perspective on Fair Trade
7. Public-private partnerships: the example of the cocoa industry
8. Open discussion

Press release : Commission adopts communication on Fair Trade, 05/05/2009  (click here)

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Participant from Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Participant from Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Participant from Danish Meat Association
  • Participant from Danish Shipping
  • Participant from Euro Coop - European Community of Consumer Co-operatives
  • Participant from Euro Coop - European Community of Consumer Co-operatives
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from European Cocoa Association
  • Participant from European Cocoa Association
  • Participant from European Coffee Federation
  • Participant from European Coffee Federation
  • Participant from European Coffee Federation
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Fair Trade Association (EFTA)
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International
  • Participant from Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International
  • Participant from Federación del Comercio de Cantabria
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Participant from Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Oxfam-Magasins du monde
  • Participant from Oxfam-Magasins du monde
  • Participant from Oxfam-Magasins du monde
  • Participant from Oxfam-Wereldwinkels vzw
  • Participant from Oxfam-Wereldwinkels vzw
  • Participant from PIP/Coleacp
  • Participant from PIP/Coleacp
  • Participant from Representation of the Regional Government of Galicia
  • Participant from South Centre
  • Participant from Spanish Food and Drink Federation, Brussels Delegation
  • Participant from STOPCARTEL
  • Participant from Traidcraft Exchange
  • Participant from Turkish Industry & Business Association
  • Participant from World Fair Trade Organization
  • Participant from World Fair Trade Organization
  • Participant from World Fair Trade Organization
  • Participant from World Fair Trade Organization