Our alternatives to free trade deals. A trade policy to serve the people

Trade
Date: Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:00 - 16:00

Venue: European Parliament, see description for details

Our alternatives to free trade deals. A trade policy to serve the people

Programme 

09:00 – 13:00:  Morning session Room 1G2  (InterpretationFR,DE,IT,NL,EN,EL,ES,SV)

Welcoming words: Gabi Zimmer, President of GUE/NGL

Introductory speech:Jeronim Capaldo (UNCTAD):Why and how to build alternatives to FTAs such as TTIP and CETA”

 

Roundtable with people working on concrete alternatives and open debate:

Building together a systemic alternative to the FTAs :

 

Moderated by: Ethan Earle & Mónica Di Sisto (Fair Watch-Italy)

Roundtable with people working on concrete alternatives and open debate: Paul de Clerck, FoEE; Wawa Wang, Sustainable Energy- China; Tom Bauler European Society for Ecological Economics; Martin Burgos, CCC-Argentina; Petra Völkerer, AK-Austria, Manuel Perez Rocha, IPS-Washington; Africa Kiiza, SEATINI; Scott Sinclair, PA-Canada; Benny Kuruvilla, TNI-India;  Lea Auffret, BEUC,Tom Troonbeeckx, CSA Belgium; Carles Casajuana, Solidar; Claude Girod, Via Campesina;Omar Aziki, Attac-Maroc, Inés Mahmoud, RLS Tunisie; Brid Brenan, Binding Treaty campaign-Ireland; S2B, DGB, Foodwatch and MEPs Helmut Scholz, Anne-Marie Mineur, Eleonora Forenza, Emmanuel Maurel,  Kouloglou, Patrick Le Hyaric among others.

13:00: Lunch

14:00 -16:00: Afternoon session (in English) 

Workshop 1: Sovereignty, global values and international trade

Room P1C51

introduced by Manuel Perez-Rocha, IPS – Washington and Africa Kiiza, SEATINI

moderated by MEP Helmut Scholz

Workshop 2: Environment, global boundaries and international trade

Room 2M003

introduced by Olivier De Schutter (UCL) and Paul de Clerck (FoEE)

moderated by MEP Eleanor Forenza

Workshop 3: Services, new technologies, and international trade

Room P5C33

introduced by Roland Kulke – Transform and Scott Sinclair-Trade alternatives (Canada)

moderated by MEP Anne-Marie Mineur 

16:00-16:30: in room 2M003 Gathering for a drink before departure

 

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  • Thursday, 07 February 2019 09:00 - 16:00

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