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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.

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Participant from Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Participant from Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid
  • Participant from centre for EU studies
  • Participant from centre for EU studies
  • Participant from CIDSE
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Participant from Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Participant from Corporate Europe Observatory
  • Participant from EU Ukraine Business Council aisbl
  • Participant from EUROMETAUX
  • Participant from European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Participant from European Cocoa Association
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from Evert Vermeer Foundation
  • Participant from Evert Vermeer Foundation
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) Trust Limited (funded)
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from Oxfam-Wereldwinkels vzw
  • Participant from Sustainable Europe Research Institute
  • Participant from The Centre
  • Participant from The European Steel Association