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Civil Society Dialogue on Australia and New Zealand - State of play of trade negotiations and Sustainability impact assessment draft final reports

  • Date: 17/12/2019, 14:00-16:00 (Registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, Room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 12/12/2019 12:00

Meeting details

  • Date: 17/12/2019, 14:00-16:00 (registration closed)
  • Location: Charlemagne Building, Room Sicco Mansholt, 170 Rue de la Loi, Brussels
  • Registration closes on : 12/12/2019 12:00

The EU and Australia and the EU and New Zealand are currently negotiating free trade agreements. Following the adoption of the negotiating directives in May 2018, the negotiations were launched in June 2018. The fifth round of negotiations was held with New Zealand on 8-12 July in Brussels. The fifth round of negotiations was held with Australia on 14-18 October in Canberra. Further information on EU's free trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand can be found here: Australia, New Zealand

In line with its practice, the Commission has also hired an independent consultant for carrying out the Sustainability Impact Assessments of the trade part to provide inputs to the EU negotiators. BKP Economic Advisors GmbH has been selected to conduct these studies.

The draft reports:

New Zealand
Draft final report
Annexes
Draft executive summary

Australia
Draft final report
Annexes
Draft executive summary

The purpose of this meeting is to present to the EU Civil Society Organisations the state of play of the negotiations with Australia and New Zealand and the Draft Final Reports of the Sustainability Impact Assessments, and to exchange views on these topics.

Lead speakers
Helena König, Chief Negotiator for the FTA with Australia, European Commission
Chief Negotiator for the FTA with New Zealand, European Commission
Study Coordinator/Team Leader for the SIAs, BKP

Moderator
Deputy Head, Information, Communication and Civil Society Unit, DG Trade, European Commission

Agenda
1. Presentation of the state of play of the negotiations
2. Presentation of Draft Final Reports for the SIAs in support of the EU's negotiations with Australia and New Zealand
3. Open discussion with stakeholders

We would be grateful if participants could arrive 30 minutes in advance in order clear security and gain access to the meeting room on time. Please bring with you the confirmation of your e-pass and an ID card or passport.
 

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Organisations that have registered to participate in this meeting.

  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from amfori - Trade with Purpose
  • Participant from Asociación Española de Mayoristas, Transformadores, Importadores y Exportadores de Productos de la Pesca y la Acuicultura
  • Participant from Association des Constructeurs Européens d'Automobiles
  • Participant from Association nationale interprofessionnelle du bétail et des viandes
  • Participant from Association nationale interprofessionnelle du bétail et des viandes
  • Participant from ASSUC- European Association of Sugar Traders
  • Participant from Beef + Lamb New Zealand
  • Participant from British Agriculture Bureau
  • Participant from British Agriculture Bureau
  • Participant from BSA | The Software Alliance
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesarbeitskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V.
  • Participant from Bureau Européen de l'Agriculture Française
  • Participant from Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Participant from CAOBISCO
  • Participant from CECE - Committee for European Construction Equipment
  • Participant from Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de région Paris Ile-de-France
  • Participant from COMITE EUROPEEN des FABRICANTS de SUCRE
  • Participant from Confederation of British Industry
  • Participant from Confederation of Danish Industry
  • Participant from Confederation of European Paper Industries
  • Participant from Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Participant from Confederazione Cooperative Italiane
  • Participant from Confederazione Nazionale Coldiretti
  • Participant from Cooperativas Agro-alimentarias de España
  • 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 EUROALLIAGES
  • Participant from Eurogroup for Animals
  • Participant from EUROPEAN APPAREL AND TEXTILE CONFEDERATION
  • Participant from European Association Automotive Suppliers
  • Participant from EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF DAIRY TRADE
  • Participant from EUROPEAN AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS COUNCIL
  • Participant from European Boating Industry
  • Participant from European Community Shipowner's Associations
  • Participant from European Community Shipowner's Associations
  • 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 Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Participant from European farmers
  • Participant from European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
  • Participant from European Furniture Industries Confederation
  • 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 SERVICES FORUM
  • Participant from European Sugar Refineries Association
  • Participant from European Trade Union Committee for Education
  • Participant from Fertilizers Europe
  • Participant from Fertilizers Europe
  • Participant from FoodDrinkEurope
  • Participant from FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Participant from FruitVegetablesEUROPE
  • Participant from Humane Society International/Europe
  • Participant from instituto cuestiones agrarias y medioambientales
  • Participant from Insurance Europe
  • Participant from International Association for Textile Care Labelling
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • Participant from International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations
  • Participant from Landwirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Law Society of England and Wales
  • Participant from Law Society of England and Wales
  • Participant from Lithuanian Investors Association
  • Participant from Logistics UK
  • Participant from Maa- ja metsätaloustuottajain Keskusliitto – Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners
  • Participant from Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Participant from Meat and Livestock Australia
  • Participant from Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Participant from Mouvement des Entreprises de France
  • Participant from Organisation pour un réseau international d’indications géographiques
  • Participant from Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques
  • Participant from STARCH EUROPE
  • Participant from Union Européenne du Commerce du Bétail et des Métiers de la Viande
  • Participant from US Dairy Export Council
  • Participant from WindEurope
  • Participant from Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
  • Participant from Zentralverband Elektrotechnik- und Elektronikindustrie e.V.