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Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs): State of Play

  • Date: 07/10/2014, 14:30 - 16:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB – 4D, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 02/10/2014 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 07/10/2014, 14:30 - 16:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room AB – 4D, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 02/10/2014 12:00

This meeting will provide the opportunity to present and exchange points of view with civil society on the overall situation of Economic Partnership Agreements, including the state of play of implementation and on-going negotiations.

Lead Participants

Ms Sandra Gallina, Head of Unit, Economic Partnership Agreements – Africa, Caribbean and Pacific, Overseas Countries and Territories, Directorate-general for Trade
 

Mr Remco Vahl, Deputy Head of Unit, Economic Partnership Agreements – Africa, Caribbean and Pacific, Overseas Countries and Territories, Directorate-General for Trade
 

Ms Erja Askola, Economic and Trade Affairs manager, Economic Partnership Agreements – Africa, Caribbean and Pacific, Overseas Countries and Territories, Directorate-General for Trade
 

Moderator

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


AGENDA

1. Presentation of the state of play of Economic Partnership Agreements.

2. Open discussion with civil society organisations.


Related documents

Overview of EPA negotiations

Economic Partnership Agreement with West Africa - Facts and figures

Press releases "The EU and Cameroon implement an economic partnership agreement", "Southern African region and the EU complete negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement", "The EU and Fiji implement the Pacific interim Economic Partnership Agreement", "West African leaders back Economic Partnership Agreement with EU"

Pages on EPAs in DG Trade's website


We would be grateful if participants could arrive 15/20 minutes in advance.  Please bring with you the confirmation email received when you registered for the meeting and an ID card as they will be requested by the security staff at the entrance of the Borschette Centre. A reception desk will be set up at the entrance of the meeting room, where you will receive an identification badge.
 

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  • Participant from ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Participant from British Agriculture Bureau
  • Participant from Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from CAOBISCO
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
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  • Participant from Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España
  • Participant from Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
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  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
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