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Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (Trade SIA) on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), Draft Inception Report

  • Date: 05/05/2014, 14:30 - 16:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB – 5B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 30/04/2014 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 05/05/2014, 14:30 - 16:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB – 5B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 30/04/2014 12:00

The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) negotiations aim to reach a plurilateral agreement among those WTO members willing to open competition markets further on services ranging from financial services and e-commerce to maritime transport. The 51 participating countries range from Australia to Paraguay and from Liechtenstein to the US.

Field work on the Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (Trade SIA) on the TiSA began in January 2014. The consultants carrying out this study are the consortium ECORYS/CEPR.

The purpose of this meeting is to present and discuss with civil society the draft inception report of the study with a view to the elaboration of the draft interim technical report.

Lead Participants

Mr Ignacio Iruarrizaga Díez, Head of Unit, Trade in Services, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Luigi Poli, Trade Negotiator, Trade in Services Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr João Pereira, Evaluation Coordinator, Internal Audit and Evaluation Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Ms Nora Plaisier, ECORYS/CEPR

Mr Achim Vogt, ECORYS/CEPR

Moderator

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

AGENDA

1. Presentation of the Draft Inception Report for the Trade SIA in support of TiSA.

2. Update on the TiSA negotiations.

3. Coffee break.

4. Open discussion with stakeholders.


Related documents

Press release"6th round TiSA talks end in Geneva", 24/02/2014
Press release "EU to chair plurilateral talks to open services markets", 17/02/2014


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 you will receive a badge and gain access to the meeting room. Please bring with you the confirmation email received when you registered for the meeting. 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from Aqua Publica Europea
  • Participant from Aqua Publica Europea
  • Participant from ARD-Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitsgemeinschaft der Freien Wohlfahrtspflege e.V.
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Confederation of British Industry
  • Participant from Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Participant from Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Participant from Danish Shipping
  • Participant from Deutscher Sparkassen-und Giroverband
  • Participant from DIGITALEUROPE
  • Participant from DIGITALEUROPE
  • Participant from Délégation des Barreaux de France
  • Participant from EBU-UER (European Broadcasting Union)
  • Participant from EBU-UER (European Broadcasting Union)
  • Participant from EUROCINEMA, Association de producteurs de cinéma et de télévision
  • Participant from EUROCINEMA, Association de producteurs de cinéma et de télévision
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from European Alcohol Policy Alliance
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  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Community Shipowner's Associations
  • Participant from European Express Association
  • Participant from European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
  • Participant from European Federation of Public Service Unions
  • Participant from European Magazine Media Association
  • Participant from European Milk Board
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Services Strategy Unit
  • Participant from European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Participant from European Trade Union Committee for Education
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
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  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from Finance Watch
  • Participant from Fédération Française de l'Assurance
  • Participant from Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V.
  • Participant from Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V.
  • Participant from GMB trade union
  • Participant from Insurance Europe
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Participant from International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Participant from International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from Japan Business Council in Europe
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Pearle*-Live Performance Europe (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe)
  • Participant from Seldia - The European Direct Selling Association
  • Participant from Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques
  • Participant from Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Participant from Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Participant from Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • Participant from TUSIAD
  • Participant from Verband Kommunaler Unternehmen e.V.
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from World Animal Protection