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Bilateral trade negotiations: state of play

  • Date: 26/09/2013, 14:30 - 17:45 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 23/09/2013 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 26/09/2013, 14:30 - 17:45 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, 1049 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 23/09/2013 12:00

This meeting will provide the opportunity to present the state of play of on-going trade negotiations and to respond to questions and comments from civil society.

Moderator

Ms Montserrat Gago, Coordinator relations with civil society, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

AGENDA

Update on DCFTA negotiations with Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

14.30 - 14. 45

Mr Philippe Cuisson, Deputy Head of Unit, Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkans, EFTA, EEA and Turkey, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Gabriele Lo Monaco, Bilateral Co-ordinator for Ukraine, Russia, CIS, Ukraine, Western Balkans, EFTA, EEA and Turkey Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

14.45 – 15.00 Q & A

Update on the EU-Singapore trade agreement

15.00 – 15.15

Mr Georg Roebling, Deputy Chief Negotiator for Singapore, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

15.15 – 15.30 Q & A

Update on negotiations with Japan

15.30 – 15.45

Ms Justyna Lasik, Policy Co-ordinator for Japan, Far East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Timothée Sautter, Policy Officer, , Policy Co-ordinator for Japan, Far East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Niall Matthews, Policy Officer, , Policy Co-ordinator for Japan, Far East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

15.45 – 16.00 Q & A

16.00 – 16.15 Coffee break

Update on negotiations with Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam

16.15 – 16.30

Ms Claudia Weiss, Policy Coordinator for Thailand, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Andreas Julin, Policy Coordinator for Malaysia, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Ms Frauke Sommer, Policy Coordinator for Vietnam, South and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

16.30 – 16.45 Q & A

Update on negotiations with Canada

16.45 – 17.00

Ms Annette Grunberg, Policy Officer, USA and Canada Unit, Directorate General for Trade

17.00 – 17.15 Q & A

Update on negotiations with Morocco

17.15 – 17.30

Ms Sofía Muñoz Albarrán, Head of Unit, South Mediterranean and Middle East Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

17.30 – 17.45 Q & A


We would be grateful if participants could arrive 15/20 minutes in advance. A reception desk will be set up at the entrance of the Charlemagne building, where you will receive a badge and gain access to the meeting room. Please bring with you the confirmation email received when you registered for the meeting.

 

Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Participant from AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe
  • Participant from Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • 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 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 Both ENDS
  • Participant from British Agriculture Bureau
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • 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 interprofessionnel du thon tropical
  • Participant from Confederation of British Industry
  • Participant from Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • Participant from Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
  • Participant from Confederazione Generale dell'Industria Italiana
  • Participant from Confédération des Syndicats Chrétiens
  • Participant from Conseil Européen des Jeunes Agriculteurs
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from EBU-UER (European Broadcasting Union)
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from EuropaBio
  • Participant from EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Participant from European Banking Federation
  • Participant from European Biodiesel Board
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Crop Protection Association
  • 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 Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Express Association
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European Fertiliser Import Association
  • Participant from European Fish Processors & Traders Association
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from European Poultry, Egg and Game Association
  • Participant from European Producers Union of Renewable Ethanol
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Services Strategy Unit (funded)
  • Participant from European Sugar Refineries Association
  • Participant from European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from Fertilizers Europe
  • Participant from FoodServiceEurope
  • Participant from France Industrie
  • Participant from Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Participant from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Participant from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Participant from FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Participant from Heinrich Böll Stiftung e.V.
  • Participant from iEthanol, the European Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Participant from iEthanol, the European Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Participant from IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Participant from instituto cuestiones agrarias y medioambientales (funded)
  • Participant from Insurance Europe
  • Participant from International Association of Oil & Gas Producers
  • Participant from International Association of Oil & Gas Producers
  • Participant from International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Participant from International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Participant from International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Participant from International Fur Trade Federation
  • Participant from Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Ltd.
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Japan Machinery Center
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from MEDICINES FOR EUROPE
  • Participant from Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Participant from PROFEL - European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processors
  • Participant from spiritsEUROPE
  • Participant from STARCH EUROPE
  • Participant from Stichting Onderzoek Multinationale Ondernemingen
  • Participant from TechAmerica Europe
  • Participant from The Danish Chamber of Commerce
  • Participant from The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Participant from Tobacco Europe
  • Participant from Tobacco Europe
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • Participant from TUSIAD
  • Participant from Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich (funded)
  • Participant from World Shipping Council
  • Participant from WWF European Policy Programme
  • Participant from WWF European Policy Programme