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Economic Partnership Agreements: State of Play

  • Date: 22/06/2010, 10:30-12:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, Room AB-2B, Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 17/06/2010 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 22/06/2010, 10:30-12:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, Room AB-2B, Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 17/06/2010 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to update civil society on the state of play of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with regard to negotiations, signing and implementation.

Key-note Speakers

Ms Sandra Gallina, Head of Unit, Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA 1), Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Martin Dihm, Deputy Head of Unit, Economic Partnership Agreements Unit (EPA 2), Directorate-General for Trade (tbc)
Mr Guillaume Durand, Policy Coordinator, Economic Development: Infrastructure and Communication Networks, Trade and Regional Integration, Directorate-General for Development

Chair


Ms Ramona Samson, Civil Society Coordinator, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA


1. Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations: state of play and overview of EPA regions
2. Reporting on agreements signed so far (CARIFORUM, Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Southern African Development Community)
3. Support for regional integration and EPAs
4. Open discussion

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from ACP Civil Society Forum
  • Participant from ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Participant from Africa Europe Faith and Justice Network
  • Participant from ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Participant from Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Participant from Comité Européen de Liaison des Commerces Agricoles et Agro-alimentaires
  • Participant from Comité européen interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Participant from Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Participant from Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from European Audiovisual Production Association
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Services Strategy Unit
  • Participant from Evert Vermeer Foundation
  • Participant from Evert Vermeer Foundation
  • Participant from Federlegno-Arredo
  • Participant from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Participant from German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik
  • Participant from German Marshall Fund
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from Latvijas Tirgotāju asociācija (funded)
  • Participant from Movimento per l'Autosviluppo, l'interscambio e la Solidarietà
  • Participant from Overseas Development Institute (funded)
  • Participant from Partners for Euro-African Green Energy
  • Participant from Partners for Euro-African Green Energy