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A Transatlantic Gathering of Local & Public Representatives

The European Parliament, Brussels

A Transatlantic Gathering of Local & Public Representatives

The European Parliament, Brussels

October 20, 2016

 

Invitation on behalf of MEPs Yannick Jadot (Greens/EFA), Marie Arena (S&D),

Helmut Scholz (GUE), Tiziana Beghin (EFDD) & the TTIP Free Zones European Network

 

For registration please visit the Green/EFA website

 

Public Event (Tent on the Esplanade)

10:00: Registration opens

11:00: Press Event

Joint Statement by MEP, A European Mayor, Canadian Representative & Civil Society Representative

11:30: Public Signing of Statement against CETA, TTIP by mayors, MEPs, Canadian Representative & Civil Society Representative

12:00: Launch of new study on CETA/ Press interview time with mayors/MEPs

12:30: CETA-free lunch

Provided by Slowfood, focusing on challenges CETA poses for sustainable agriculture

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Afternoon Conference, European Parliament

13:15 – 13:45: registration and access for guests, at EP Luxembourg Entrance.

“Raising our voices against CETA”

14:00: Opening welcome by MEP(s)(Room JAN 2Q2)

14:15: New economic assessments, Pierre Kohler, Tufts University

14:30: Roundtable debate with representatives from European cities and regions

15:15: coffee break / Mayors interviews with press

15:30: Introduction note by MEP(s)

15:30: Panel I: Exclusive Investor Rights & the Impact on Local Democracy

Professor Angus Van Harten, Professor Harms Schrepel, Scott Sinclair (Center for Policy Alternatives Canada)

16:15: Q&A

16:30: Panel II: CETA: the Impact of Services Liberalisation on Local Authorities

Penny Clarke, EPSU, Stuart Trew, Centre for Policy Alternatives (Canada)

17:15: Q&A

17:30: Closing of the Summit: next steps

The event will be livestreamed

For registration please visit the Green/EFA website

For further information, please contact simon.mckeagney@europarl.europa.eu

 

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