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Bilateral Trade Negotiations: State of Play

  • Date: 21/01/2013, 14:30 - 17:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 16/01/2013 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 21/01/2013, 14:30 - 17:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 16/01/2013 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to update civil society organisations on the state of play of on-going trade negotiations.

Moderators

Mr Holger Standertskjold, Head of Unit, Information, Communication and Civil Society, Directorate-General for Trade

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


AGENDA

Update on the EU-Canada trade agreement

14.30 - 14.45 Ms Annette Grunberg, Policy Co-ordinator, USA and Canada Unit, Directorate General for Trade

14.45 – 15.00 Q & A

Update on the EU-India trade agreement

15.00 – 15.15 Mr Ignacio García Bercero, Director, Directorate-General for Trade

15.15 – 15.30 Q & A

Preparations for a trade agreement with Japan

15.30 – 15.45 Ms Justyna Lasik, Policy Coordinator, Far East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

15.45 – 16.00 Q & A
 

16.00 - 16.15 Coffee break
 

Update on Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Armenia DCFTA negotiations

16.15 – 16.30 Mr Philippe Cuisson, Deputy Head of Unit, Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkans, EFTA, EEA and Turkey, Directorate-General for Trade

16.30 – 16. 45 Q & A

Update on the EU-Singapore trade agreement

16.45 – 17.00 Mr Georg Roebling, Policy Coordinator, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

17.00 - 17.15 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 they will receive a badge and gain access to the meeting room.
 

Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Participant from Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Participant from Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging van Eierhandelaren
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • 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 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 Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Participant from Both ENDS
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from Centre National de Coopération au Développement- 11 11 11
  • Participant from CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Participant from Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Participant from Confederation of British Industry
  • Participant from Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Participant from Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Participant from Danske Slagterier, SA (Danish Bacon and Meat Council)
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from DIGITALEUROPE
  • Participant from EBU-UER (European Broadcasting Union)
  • 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 EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Citizen Action Service
  • Participant from European Committee for Co-operation of the Machine Tool Industries
  • Participant from European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations
  • Participant from European Fertiliser Import Association
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Poultry, Egg and Game Association
  • Participant from European Producers Union of Renewable Ethanol
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Services Strategy Unit (funded)
  • Participant from European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Participant from Fairwatch (funded)
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Participant from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Participant from Gdynia Cotton Association (funded)
  • Participant from ICMP, the global voice of music publishing
  • Participant from IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Participant from instituto cuestiones agrarias y medioambientales
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Fur Trade Federation
  • Participant from International Fur Trade Federation
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from MEDICINES FOR EUROPE
  • Participant from STARCH EUROPE
  • Participant from The Danish Chamber of Commerce
  • Participant from The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Participant from The European Steel Association
  • Participant from Tobacco Europe
  • Participant from Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Participant from Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
  • Participant from Wirtschaftliche Vereinigung Zucker e.V.
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich (funded)