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Mid-term Evaluation of the EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP)

  • Date: 19/01/2017, 14:30-16:30 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 3-C, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 16/01/2017 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 19/01/2017, 14:30-16:30 (registration closed)
  • Location: Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 3-C, Rue Froissart 36, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 16/01/2017 12:00

The Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission has commissioned the Mid-term Evaluation of the EU's Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP). The evaluation is performed by Development Solutions Europe Ltd. The kick-off meeting was held on 17 November 2016.

The inception report is the first deliverable of the evaluation. It describes the methodological approach proposed by the consultant, as well as the consultation strategy.

The purpose of this meeting is to introduce the objective of the study to the stakeholders, present and discuss the draft inception report, receive feedback and exchange further views on issues relevant for the evaluation.
 

Lead Participants

Ms Alina Boiciuc, Deputy Head of Unit, Trade and Sustainable Development Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Richard James, Evaluation Co-ordinator, Evaluation Unit, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Daniel Kramer, Project Coordinator, Trade and Sustainable Development, Generalised Scheme of Preferences, Directorate-General for Trade

Mr Willem van der Geest, Team Leader, Development Solutions Europe Ltd

Ms Emily Hemmings, Project Manager, Development Solutions Europe Ltd

Moderator

Ms Montserrat Gago, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade


AGENDA

1. Presentation of the Draft Inception Report by Development Solutions.
2. Open discussion with stakeholders.
 

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 20/30 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. You will receive an identification badge at the entrance of the meeting room.

Closing date for travel arrangements: 22/12/2016 at 12:00 (Brussels time)

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  • Participant from ACT Alliance Advocacy to the European Union
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from Apex-Brasil Brussels-Europe
  • 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 ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Participant from Brussels Office of the Swedish Trade Unions
  • Participant from Brussels Office of the Swedish Trade Unions
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from Centre National de Coopération au Développement- 11 11 11
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry ASBL
  • Participant from Confédération Européenne de l’Industrie de la Chaussure
  • Participant from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from EUROALLIAGES
  • Participant from EUROALLIAGES
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from European Association Automotive Suppliers
  • Participant from European Association Automotive Suppliers
  • Participant from European Association of Chemical Distributors
  • Participant from European Centre for International Political Economy
  • Participant from European Chemical Industry Council
  • Participant from European Cocoa Association
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Express Association
  • Participant from European Liaison Committee for Agriculture and agri-food trade
  • Participant from European Toner & Inkjet Remanufacturers' Association
  • Participant from EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers' Association
  • Participant from Federation of European Rice Millers
  • Participant from Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry
  • Participant from Fertilizers Europe
  • Participant from Fertilizers Europe
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Participant from Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
  • Participant from Health and Trade Network
  • Participant from iEthanol, the European Industrial Ethanol Association
  • Participant from International Federation for Human Rights
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from International Trade Union Confederation
  • Participant from Koepel van de Vlaamse Noord-Zuidbeweging - 11.11.11
  • Participant from STARCH EUROPE
  • Participant from The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Participant from Tobacco Europe
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e.V.