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CETA - Meetings and documents

The Commission will publish a timetable of the CETA committee meetings and their agendas (when available), reports and other documents in order to inform about the different steps of the CETA implementation process. This is part of its commitment to a more transparent and inclusive trade and investment policy.

The Commission will publish provisional agenda's agreed by both sides ahead of the meetings. The final version will be uploaded after the meeting.


CETA Joint Committee, specialised committees and dialogues

CETA Joint Committee

Rules of procedure
(also in fr)
Council decision, 16 July 2018 (all languages)

1st meeting – 26 September 2018: Agenda | Report  | Joint communiqué (also in fr) | Recommendations: Climate (also in fr) - Gender (also in fr) - SMEs (also in fr)

On gender recommendation:

Committee on Trade in Goods

1st meeting - 29 November 2018, via video conference: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting – 11 December 2019 via videoconference: Agenda | Report

Committee on Agriculture

1st meeting - 19 September 2018 in Brussels: Agenda (draft) | Report
2nd meeting - 23 September 2019 in Ottawa: Agenda | Report

Committee on Wines and Spirits

1st meeting - 5 July 2018 in Brussels: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 24 September 2019 in Ottawa: Agenda | Report

Joint Sectoral Group on Pharmaceuticals

1st meeting – 16 November 2018 via videoconference: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 21 November 2019 via videoconference: Agenda

Administrative Arrangements supporting the Article 15.3 of the CETA Protocol on Pharmaceuticals (signed between EU SANTE and Health Canada on 23 May 2019):

Committee on Geographical Indications

1st meeting – 17 May 2018 via videoconference: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting – 26 November 2019 via videoconference: Agenda

Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures

1st meeting – 26-27 March 2018 in Ottawa: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 25-27 February 2019 in Brussels: Agenda | Report

Committee on Joint Customs Cooperation

1st meeting – 22 June 2018 in Brussels: Agenda | Joint report

Committee on Government Procurement

1st meeting – 15 March 2018 in Brussels: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 22 February 2019 in Brussels: Agenda | Report

Committee on Services and Investment

1st meeting – 18 September 2018: Agenda | Joint report

Committee on Mutual Recognition of Professional Qualifications

1st meeting - 16 April 2019: Agenda | Report

Committee on Financial Services

1st meeting – 19 June 2018 in Brussels: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 12 June 2019 in Ottawa : Agenda | Report

Committee on Trade and Sustainable Development

Decision establishing the list of panellists
1st meeting – 13 September 2018 in Brussels: Agenda | Joint report
2nd meeting – 13 November 2019 in Ottawa: Agenda | Joint report

Civil Society Forum

1st meeting – in the margins of the Committee on Trade and Sustainable Development: Agenda
2nd meeting - 19 November 2019, Ottawa: Agenda | Joint report

Regulatory Cooperation Forum

Call for proposals and results

1st meeting – 14 December 2018: Agenda | Report
Updated work plan Summer 2019
2nd meeting – 3 February 2020 in Ottawa and by videoconference, including a stakeholder debrief meeting (how to register) on 4 February 2020: Agenda

Bilateral Dialogues

Forest Products

1st meeting – 23 May 2018 by videoconference: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 24 May 2019 by videoconference: Agenda | Report
3rd meeting - 28 May 2020 by videoconference: Agenda

Raw Materials

1st meeting – 16 November 2018 in Brussels: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 6 March 2019 in Toronto: Agenda | Report

Enhanced Cooperation on science, technology, research and innovation

Latest meeting took place on 23 March 2018 in Ottawa, read more here.

Biotech Market Access Issues

1st meeting – 26 April 2018 via videoconference: Agenda | Report
2nd meeting - 4 March 2019 via videoconference: Agenda| Report

Motor Vehicle Regulations

1st meeting – 5 October 2018: Agenda | Report
2nd Meeting – 20 June 2019 via videoconference : Agenda | Report

Electronic Commerce

1st meeting – to be determined