TTIP and beyond: Trade in global and local politics

Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 09:00

About

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Programme

9:00    

Welcome by Yannick Jadot, Greens/EFA Coordinator on trade policy

Moderator Yannik Jadot,  
introducing the three panels to explore TTIP - some popular myths

9:20 

Panel 1: "TTIP will contain China and tie the US to Europe"

  • Pierre Defraigne, Executive Director, Madariaga College of Europe Foundation
  • Denis Redonnet, European Commission, DG Trade
  • Melinda St.Louis, Public Citizen, USA

Floor debate

10:20    

Panel 2: "TTIP is good for jobs and SMEs"

  • Thea Lee, AFL/CIO
  • Hans-Jürgen Völz, Federal Association of Medium-Sized Enterprises (BVMW), Germany
  • Peter Chase, US Chamber of Commerce, Brussels

Floor debate

11:20 

Panel 3: "TTIP will create a gold standard for global trade"

  • Chiara Giovannini, European Consumer Voice in Standardisation (ANEC)
  • Sharon Treat, Maine Citizen Trade Policy Commission, USA
  • Sanya Reid-Smith, Third World Network, Geneva

Floor debate

12:20    

Conclusions by Ska Keller, Green MEP in the Trade Committee

The Greens/European Free Alliance