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Bilateral Trade Negotiations: State of Play

  • Date: 18/07/2012, 14h30-17h30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, J.Durieux room (1st floor), Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 13/07/2012 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 18/07/2012, 14h30-17h30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, J.Durieux room (1st floor), Rue de la Loi 170, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 13/07/2012 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to update civil society organisations on the state of play of on-going trade negotiations.

Moderator
Ms Montserrat Gago de la Mata, Coordinator relations with civil society, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

14.30 - 14.45
Update on agreements with ASEAN countries
Mr Peter Berz, Deputy Head of Unit, South and South East Asia, Directorate-General for Trade
Ms Frauke Sommer, Policy Co-ordinator, South and South East Asia Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
14.45 – 15.00 Q & A

15.00 – 15.15 Preparations for a trade agreement with Japan
Mr Antonio Parenti, Deputy Head of Unit, Far-East, Directorate-General for Trade
15.15 – 15.30 Q & A

15.30 – 15.45 Update on Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova and Armenia DCFTA negotiations
Mr Philippe Cuisson, Deputy Head of Unit, Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkan, EFTA, EEA and Turkey, Directorate-General for Trade
Ms Joanna Miksa, Bilateral Trade Co-ordinator, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkan, EFTA, EEA and Turkey Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Ms Mercedes Calvo, Bilateral Trade Co-ordinator, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkan, EFTA, EEA and Turkey Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
15.45 – 16.00 Q & A

16.00 - 16.15 Coffee break

16.15 – 16.30 Update on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada
Mr Kristofer Du Rietz, Policy Co-ordinator, USA and Canada Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
16.30 – 16. 45 Q & A

16.45 – 17.00 Updates on the Mercosur negotiations and the Multiparty Trade Agreements between the EU and Andean countries and between the EU and Central America
Mr Michelangelo Margherita, Policy Co-ordinator, Latin America Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
Mr Timothée Sautter, Policy Co-ordinator, Latin America Unit, Directorate-General for Trade
17.00 - 17.15 Q & A
 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging van Eierhandelaren
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from ARD-Verbindungsbüro Brüssel
  • Participant from Association de l'Aviculture, de l'Industrie et du Commerce de Volailles dans les Pays de l'Union Europeenne asbl
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from CIRFS: European Man-made Fibres Association
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • 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 Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Participant from Danske Slagterier, SA (Danish Bacon and Meat Council)
  • Participant from EBU-UER (European Broadcasting Union)
  • Participant from Entidad de Gestión de Derechos de los Productores Audiovisuales
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Participant from European Dairy Association aisbl
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Services Strategy Unit (funded)
  • Participant from European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from Fairwatch (funded) NO SHOW
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Participant from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Participant from FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Participant from Gdynia Cotton Association (funded)
  • Participant from iEthanol, the European Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Participant from IFAW Internationaler Tierschutz-Fonds gGmbH
  • Participant from IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from MEDICINES FOR EUROPE
  • Participant from National Farmers' Union
  • Participant from STARCH EUROPE
  • Participant from Tobacco Europe
  • Participant from Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich (funded)