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Update on EU-Mercosur trade negotiations

  • Date: 04/07/2017, 14:00-16:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 0.B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 29/06/2017 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 04/07/2017, 14:00-16:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Centre Albert Borschette, room 0.B, 36 rue Froissart, 1040 Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 29/06/2017 12:00

The purpose of the meeting is to debrief civil society organisations on the status of the EU-Mercosur trade negotiations and to exchange views on the topic.

The EU is currently negotiating a trade agreement with Mercosur as part of the overall negotiation for a bi-regional Association Agreement, which also covers a political and a cooperation pillar.

A negotiating round will be taking place from 3 to 7 July 2017 between the European Union and Mercosur. Negotiators will be discussing the full range of negotiating texts and rules.

Lead Participants

Ms Sandra Gallina, EU Chief Negotiator, Director for Sustainable Development; Economic Partnership Agreements - African, Caribbean and Pacific; Agri-food and Fisheries, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission

Ms Lorella De La Cruz Iglesias, EU Deputy Chief negotiator, Deputy Head of the Latin America Unit, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission

Mr Horacio Reyser – Chief Negotiator for Argentina
 

Mr Ronaldo Costa – Chief Negotiator for Brazil
 

Ms Valeria Csukasi – Chief Negotiator for Uruguay
 

Mr Juan Angel Delgadillo – Chief Negotiator for Paraguay
 

Moderator

Mr Lutz Guellner, Head of the Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission

AGENDA

1. Update on the state of play in EU-Mercosur trade negotiations.
2. Discussion with stakeholders.

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 30 minutes in advance. A reception desk will be set up in the foyer of the Berlaymont 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 and an ID card or passport.

Closing date for travel arrangements: 21/06/2017 at 20:00 (Brussels time)

Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
  • Participant from Apex-Brasil Brussels-Europe
  • Participant from Apex-Brasil Brussels-Europe
  • Participant from Assocalzaturifici Italiani
  • 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 nationale interprofessionnelle du bétail et des viandes
  • Participant from British Agriculture Bureau
  • Participant from Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from Centre de Documentation, de Recherche et d'Information des Peuples Autochtones
  • Participant from Centre de Documentation, de Recherche et d'Information des Peuples Autochtones
  • Participant from Centre National de Coopération au Développement- 11 11 11
  • Participant from Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France
  • Participant from Cia - Agricoltori italiani
  • 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 Confederation of Danish Industry
  • Participant from Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Participant from Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Participant from Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Participant from Confederação Nacional das Cooperativas Agrícolas e do Crédito Agrícola de Portugal
  • Participant from Confédération Européenne de l’Industrie de la Chaussure
  • Participant from Danish Dairy Board Brussels s.a.
  • Participant from Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
  • Participant from Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag e.V.
  • Participant from DIGITALEUROPE
  • Participant from EMEA Satellite Operators Association
  • Participant from EUROCHAMBRES – Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry
  • Participant from EuroCommerce
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from European Association Automotive Suppliers
  • Participant from EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Participant from EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Participant from European Biodiesel Board
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Branded Clothing Alliance
  • Participant from European Centre for International Political Economy
  • Participant from European Centre for International Political Economy
  • 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 Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European Express Association
  • Participant from European Federation of Public Service Unions
  • Participant from European Liaison Committee for Agriculture and agri-food trade
  • Participant from European Patent Office
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from EUROPEAN SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Sugar Refineries Association
  • Participant from European Sugar Refineries Association
  • Participant from European Telecommunications Network Operators' Association
  • Participant from Fagbevægelsens Hovedorganisation
  • Participant from FEDUSTRIA
  • Participant from Fern
  • Participant from Freshfel Europe - the forum for the European fresh fruits and vegetables chain
  • Participant from FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Participant from Greenpeace European Unit
  • Participant from Humane Society International/Europe
  • Participant from IFPI Representing recording industry worldwide
  • Participant from Insurance Europe
  • Participant from Insurance Europe
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Federation for Human Rights
  • Participant from Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Ltd.
  • Participant from Irish Farmers' Association
  • Participant from Maa- ja metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto – Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners
  • Participant from Orgalim – Europe's Technology Industries
  • Participant from Organisation pour un réseau international d’indications géographiques
  • Participant from spiritsEUROPE
  • Participant from spiritsEUROPE
  • Participant from STARCH EUROPE
  • Participant from The Danish Chamber of Commerce
  • Participant from The EU Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry
  • Participant from Trans-Atlantic Business Council
  • Participant from Transport and Environment (European Federation for Transport and Environment)
  • Participant from Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Participant from Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Participant from US Dairy Export Council
  • Participant from Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau e.V.
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks e.V.