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CETA Regulatory Cooperation Forum - stakeholder debrief meeting

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On Tuesday 4 February 2020, a debrief will take place of the second Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Regulatory Cooperation Forum that takes place the day before on Monday 3 February, in Ottawa, Canada.

Canadian and EU co-chairs will provide the debrief to stakeholders on all active work plan items in the areas of consumer product safety, cosmetic-like drug products, pharmaceutical inspections, animal welfare, cybersecurity, and other areas of consideration.

It will take place from 9.30-11.00 (EST) / 15.30-17.00 (CET).

The session will be livestreamed and a video-conference room to participate in the session in Brussels will be made available.

The proposed agenda of the forum/debrief can be found here.  

Who should attend this session?

Non-governmental organisations, consumers associations, workers/trade unions, professional organisations, industry and business associations, companies, regional/local representatives and other stakeholders from either Canada or the EU.


In person: Brussels, Belgium

To participate, please send a message to by 24 January 2020 indicating your name, position and the organisation you represent.

Please include the email address where you should receive the confirmation email of your registration (which will include the venue details). Please present the confirmation email to security upon arrival at the venue. Access to the venue will only be possible for registered participants. Due to limited space, registration for this event is on a first come, first served basis.

In person: Ottawa, Canada

Canadian stakeholders who wish to participate should send their name, position and organisation to by January 24, 2020. Please state in your message that you intend to participate in-person at 90 Elgin Street, Ottawa.

Remote participation

European and Canadian stakeholders who wish to participate remotely should send their name and organisation to Please state in your message that you intend to participate remotely. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive the details for remote participation.

The registration deadline is January 24, 2020. We will be unable to accommodate any registrations received after this time. Once registration is closed, participants will receive a confirmation email with instructions regarding attendance.