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Civil Society Dialogue on Australia and New Zealand - State of play of trade negotiations and Sustainability impact assessment draft final reports

  • Date: 17/12/2019, 14:00-16:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, Room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 12/12/2019 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 17/12/2019, 14:00-16:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, Room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 12/12/2019 12:00

The EU and Australia and the EU and New Zealand are currently negotiating free trade agreements. Following the adoption of the negotiating directives in May 2018, the negotiations were launched in June 2018. The fifth round of negotiations was held with New Zealand on 8-12 July in Brussels. The fifth round of negotiations was held with Australia on 14-18 October in Canberra. Further information on EU's free trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand can be found here: Australia, New Zealand

In line with its practice, the Commission has also hired an independent consultant for carrying out the Sustainability Impact Assessments of the trade part to provide inputs to the EU negotiators. BKP Economic Advisors GmbH has been selected to conduct these studies.

The draft reports:

New Zealand
Draft final report
Annexes
Draft executive summary

Australia
Draft final report
Annexes
Draft executive summary

The purpose of this meeting is to present to the EU Civil Society Organisations the state of play of the negotiations with Australia and New Zealand and the Draft Final Reports of the Sustainability Impact Assessments, and to exchange views on these topics.

Lead speakers
Helena König, Chief Negotiator for the FTA with Australia, European Commission
Chief Negotiator for the FTA with New Zealand, European Commission
Study Coordinator/Team Leader for the SIAs, BKP

Moderator
Deputy Head, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, DG Trade, European Commission

Agenda
1. Presentation of the state of play of the negotiations
2. Presentation of Draft Final Reports for the SIAs in support of the EU's negotiations with Australia and New Zealand
3. Open discussion with stakeholders

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 30 minutes in advance in order clear security and gain access to the meeting room on time. Please bring with you the confirmation of your e-pass and an ID card or passport.
 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Asociación Española de Mayoristas, Transformadores, Importadores y Exportadores de Productos de la Pesca y la Acuicultura
  • Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Association nationale interprofessionnelle du bétail et des viandes
  • Association nationale interprofessionnelle du bétail et des viandes
  • ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Beef + Lamb New Zealand
  • British Agriculture Bureau
  • British Agriculture Bureau
  • BSA | The Software Alliance
  • Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • BUSINESSEUROPE
  • CAOBISCO
  • CECE - Committee for European Construction Equipment
  • Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France
  • COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Confederation of British Industry
  • Confederation of Danish Industry
  • Confederation of European Paper Industries
  • Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Confederazione Nazionale Coldiretti
  • Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España
  • Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • DIGITALEUROPE
  • EUROALLIAGES
  • Eurogroup for Animals
  • EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • European Association Automotive Suppliers
  • EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • EUROPEAN AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS COUNCIL
  • European Boating Industry
  • European Community Shipowner's Associations
  • European Community Shipowner's Associations
  • European Dairy Association aisbl
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • European farmers
  • European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
  • European Furniture Industries Confederation
  • European Liaison Committee for Agriculture and agri-food trade
  • European Patent Office
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • European Sugar Refineries Association
  • European Trade Union Committee for Education
  • Fertilizers Europe
  • Fertilizers Europe
  • FoodDrinkEurope
  • Freight Transport Association
  • FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Humane Society International/Europe
  • instituto cuestiones agrarias y medioambientales
  • Insurance Europe
  • International Association for Textile Care Labelling
  • International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Law Society of England and Wales
  • Lithuanian Investors Association
  • Maa- ja metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto – Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Organisation pour un réseau international d’indications géographiques
  • Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques
  • STARCH EUROPE
  • Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • US Dairy Export Council
  • WindEurope
  • Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.