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Trade in Services

  • Date: 14/01/2010, 13:30-17:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-2B, 36, rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 11/01/2010 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 14/01/2010, 13:30-17:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-2B, 36, rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 11/01/2010 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to have an exchange with civil society on issues related to trade in services, including services supplied through the presence of natural persons, financial services, and development.

Key-note Speakers

Mr Jean-Francois Brakeland, Head of Unit, Services and Investment, Directorate General for Trade, European Commission
Ms Linda Kaucher, Associate European Services Strategy Unit, Ireland
Mr Ramesh Chaitoo, International Trade Consultant, Services & Investment negotiator from Cariforum
Mr Luigi Malferrari, Legal Officer, Free movement of services and establishment Unit, Directorate General for Internal Market, European Commission
Mr Sander Oosterloo, Policy Officer, Financial services policy Unit, Directorate General for Internal Market, European Commission

Moderator

Mr Andre Sapir, Professor of Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Senior Fellow of the Brussels European and Global Economic Laboratory (BRUEGEL)

AGENDA


1. Introduction (13:30-13:45)

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

2. Session I (13:45-15:15)

• State of play of multilateral and bilateral services negotiations (Mr Brakeland)
• The EU Services Directive (Mr Malferrari)
• Mode 4 (Ms Kaucher)

3. Coffee break (15:15-15:30)

4. Session II (15:30 – 17:00)

• Trade in Services and Development (Mr Chaitoo)
• Financial Services (Mr Oosterloo)

5. Concluding remarks (Mr Sapir)

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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 Association of Swedish Chambers of Commerce and Industry (funded)
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from Center for European Policy Studies
  • Participant from CLECAT - European association for forwarding, transport, logistic and Customs services
  • Participant from Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Participant from CYPRUS CONSUMERS UNION AND QUALITY OF LIFE (funded)
  • Participant from Danish Shipping
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from EURODOM
  • Participant from European Citizen Action Service
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Federation of Public Service Unions
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Services Strategy Unit (funded)
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from Oxfam-Solidarity
  • Participant from Pearle*-Live Performance Europe (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe)
  • Participant from SOLIDAR