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Trade SIA in support of EU-China investment negotiations, Draft Interim Report

  • Date: 30/05/2017, 15:30-17:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 1B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 22/05/2017 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 30/05/2017, 15:30-17:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 1B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 22/05/2017 12:00

The Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment (SIA) in support of negotiations with China was launched in February 2016. The consultants carrying out the SIA are Ecorys.

The SIA interim report presents the preliminary findings of the analysis of the economic, social, human rights and environmental impacts of the negotiations, as well as the preliminary in-depth studies for three of the selected sectors (transport equipment, mining and energy extraction and chemicals).

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss with civil society the draft interim report . The interim report will then be finalised by the consultant, taking stakeholders' contributions into account.

Lead participants

Ms Alexandra Koutoglidou, Investment Negotiator for China, Investment Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Joao Pereira, Evaluation Co-ordinator, Evaluation Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Dominik Olewinski, Trade and Sustainable Development Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Richard Liebrechts, Team Leader, Oxford Intelligence
Dr Evgueni Poliakov, Senior Environmental Expert
Ms Marleen Rueda, Senior Social Expert
Ms Nora Plaisier, Senior Economic Expert, Ecorys
Ms Stephanie Bouman, Junior Economic Expert , Ecorys
Ms Corine Besseling, Project Coordinator, Ecorys

Moderator

Ms Eeva Tella, Co-ordinator relations with civil society, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

1. State of play of ongoing negotiations between the EU and China by the European Commission.
2. Presentation of the SIA Draft Interim Report by Ecorys.
3. Open discussion with stakeholders.

Related information

EU-China SIA website

EU -China webpages in DG Trade's website

DG Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment webpage

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 30 minutes in advance. A reception desk will be set up in the foyer 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 and an ID card or passport.

Closing date for travel arrangements: 11/05/2016 at 20:00 (Brussels time)

Related documents

Presentation at CSD meeting on SIA in support of EU-China investment negotiations , 26/05/2016
Minutes of the CSD meeting on a SIA in support of EU-China negotiations, draft inception report ,  26/05/2016
 

Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from Apex-Brasil Brussels-Europe
  • Participant from APPLiA (Home Appliance Europe)
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from Both ENDS
  • Participant from Both ENDS
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France
  • Participant from Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France
  • Participant from Change Partnership
  • Participant from Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens
  • Participant from Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens
  • Participant from Danish Shipping
  • Participant from Danish Shipping
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from EUROALLIAGES
  • Participant from EUROALLIAGES
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from European Chemical Industry Council
  • Participant from European Chemical Industry Council
  • Participant from European Committee for Co-operation of the Machine Tool Industries
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Organisation of the Sawmill industry
  • Participant from European Organisation of the Sawmill industry
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Participant from International Federation for Human Rights
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from Law Society of England and Wales
  • Participant from Law Society of England and Wales
  • Participant from Shipyards' and Maritime Equipment Association of Europe
  • Participant from The European Steel Association
  • Participant from TIC Council
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • Participant from Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e.V.