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WORKSHOP ON THE CARIFORUM-EC ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT : A FIRST LOOK AT OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

  • Date: 13/02/2008, 9:30 - 18:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Lord Roy JENKINS, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 08/02/2008 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 13/02/2008, 9:30 - 18:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Lord Roy JENKINS, 170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 08/02/2008 12:00

AGENDA

9.30 - 11.00: Views from the negotiators

    E. Humphrey, Ambassador of Barbados to Belgium and the EU and Vice-Dean of the CARIFORUM College of Negotiators
    F. Cuello, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Belgium and the EU and CARIFORUM Lead Negotiator for Services and Investment
    K.-F. Falkenberg, Deputy Director General of DG Trade, European Commission and EC Principal Negotiator
Comment
    G. Dantin, President of the ACP-EU Follow-up Committee of the European Economic and Social Committee
11.00 - 12.45: Open discussion

14.15 - 14.45: Rules aspects
    P. Mavroidis, Professor of Law at the University of Neuchâtel, Edwin B. Parker Professor of Law, Columbia Law School, and CEPR
14.45-15.15: Open discussion

15.15-15.45: Market access aspects
    M. Gasiorek, Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Sussex
15.45 - 16.15: Open discussion

16.15 - 16.45: Views from civil society
    P. Lewis, Senior Fellow, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute for Social and Economic Studies University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Comment
    L. Bartels, University Lecturer in International Law and Fellow of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge
16.45 - 17.15: Open discussion

17.15 - 17.30: CARIFORUM-EC EPA: A template for the EPAs?
    K.-F. Falkenberg, Deputy Director General of DG Trade
17.30 - 18.00: Open discussion

Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to the guidelines here.

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  • Participant from ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Participant from Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from ARD-Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Participant from Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from CAOBISCO
  • Participant from Center for International Environmental Law (funded) NO SHOW
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from Comité du commerce des céréales, aliments du bétail, oléagineux, huile d'olive, huiles et graisses et agrofournitures de l'U.E.
  • Participant from Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Participant from Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Participant from Danish Meat Association
  • Participant from EPA-NIEUWSBRIEF
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from EURODOM
  • Participant from European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Participant from European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Participant from EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF COTTON AND ALLIED TEXTILES INDUSTRIES
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from Groupe de Recherche pour une Stratégie Economique Alternative
  • Participant from Grupo Empresarios Agrarios (GEA) (funded)
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Participant from Overseas Development Institute
  • Participant from Overseas Development Institute (funded)
  • Participant from OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Participant from OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Participant from Red UE-CAN
  • Participant from SOS Faim SOS Hunger
  • Participant from Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from World Fair Trade Organization