JEFTA the Japan-EU Trade Agreement. Risks & Alternatives

Date

07 Nov 2017 09:00

Address

European Parliament Brussels
Room PHS 1A002
1047  Brussels
Belgium

Section

Trade & Society

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

JAPAN-EU FREE TRADE AGREEMENT. RISKS & ALTERNATIVES
 
European Parliament Brussels - Room PHS 1A002
 
(with interpretation EN, FR, DE, CZ, DA, EL, ES, IT, NL, PT, SV, JAP-EN)
 
8.30     Welcome, coffee & tea
 
9.00     Introduction 
 
Gabi Zimmer, President of GUE/NGL
 
Takashi Shinohara, Member of the House of Representatives of Japan
 
Lucile Flagueyrac, NGO Seattle to Brussels 
 
9.30      Risks in JEFTA            
 
Moderator Anja Hazekamp, MEP GUE/NGL
 
Environment and  regulatory co-operation              
 
Lora Verheecke, Corporate Europe Observatory
 
Financial services            
 
Sanya Reid, Third World Network
 
Agriculture, food safety animal welfare     
 
Shoko Uchida, Pacific Asia Resource Center
 
Data flow and privacy         
 
Marija Bartl, researcher University of Amsterdam
 
 Reactions and debate 
 
11.00     Building alternatives            
 
Moderator: Helmut Scholz, MEP GUE/NGL
 
Alternatives for industrial policy transition and job creation
 
Peter Scherrer, European Trade Union Confederation
 
 Cooperatives work on alternatives     
 
Igor Ortega, researcher Mondragon University (tbc)
 
Citizens are organising to win     
 
Cornelia Reetz, Campact
 
Reactions and debate 
 
12.15     Conclusions  
 
Kimitoshi Morihara, Member of the House of Representatives, Japan (tbc)
 
Matt Carthy, MEP GUE/NGL (tbc)
 
13.30    Workshops
 
Data flow protection        
 
Marija Bartl, University of Amsterdam, Moderator: Helmut Scholz
 
Defence of services            
 
Pablo Sanchez, EPSU, Moderator: Matt Carthy    
 
Protection of environment        
 
Kees Kodde, Greenpeace, Moderator: tbc
 
 
 
For more information please contact: josette.hermans@europarl.europa.eu
 
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