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EPAs - State of Play

  • Date: 01/07/2008, 15:00-17:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-3C, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2008 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 01/07/2008, 15:00-17:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB-3C, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 26/06/2008 12:00

Lead participants:
Directorate-General External Trade: Mr Peter Thompson, Director of Development & EPAs Unit; Mr Fabien Gehl, Services & Investment Unit.  Directorate-General Development: Mr Luis Riera Figueras, Director of Development Policy; Mr Willem Olthof,  
Sustainable Management of Natural Resources Unit
 
Moderator: Ms Manuela Geleng, coordinator of civil society dialogue, Directorate-General External Trade
 
Purpose of meeting: to discuss the state of play of EPAs.
 
AGENDA
 
1. state of play and progress towards conclusion of full EPAs.
2. development cooperation.
3. trade in goods and possible instruments to deal with rising food prices.
4. trade in services, including cultural cooperation protocols.

Travel expenses will be reimbursed according to the guidelines here.

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from Association des entreprises de produits alimentaires élaborés
  • Participant from Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
  • Participant from Both ENDS
  • Participant from Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from CAOBISCO
  • Participant from Center for International Environmental Law (funded)
  • Participant from Centre for EU Studies, Ghent Univeristy
  • Participant from Christian Aid
  • Participant from CIDSE - International Alliance of Catholic social justice organisations
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Participant from Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Participant from EPA-NIEUWSBRIEF
  • Participant from EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Participant from European Association of Sugar Traders (ASSUC)
  • Participant from European Centre for Development Policy Management
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European Toner & Inkjet Remanufacturers' Association
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Participant from Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Participant from instituto cuestiones agrarias y medioambientales (funded)
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from Long Distant Waters Regional Advisory Council
  • Participant from OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Participant from OXFAM INTERNATIONAL EU ADVOCACY OFFICE
  • Participant from Pearle*-Live Performance Europe (Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe)
  • Participant from SACAR - Secrétariat des Associations du Commerce Agricole Réunies / Joint Secretariat of Agricultural Trade Associations
  • Participant from SOCIETAT CATALANA D' ECONOMIA (funded)
  • Participant from SOS Faim SOS Hunger
  • Participant from WIDE network