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Human rights and the EU-India Free Trade agreement: A joint conference

Event
A Public Conference
Datum
8 Dezember 2011 from 15:00 to 18:30
Ort
European Parliament
Room ASP1G3
60 rue Wiertz
1047 Brussels
08.12.2011

DOCUMENTATION OF THE EVENT

 

PROGRAMME 

Hosted by MEP Ska Keller and MEP Paul Murphy in cooperation with the Heinrich-Böll Foundation and Misereor

15:00 Welcome Ska Keller

15.15-16.45

I. Threats to the Right to Food arising from the EU India FTA

Chair: Ska Keller

  • Trade in Goods: Threats to dairy and poultry farmers:Christine Chemnitz (HBF)
  • Services and retailing: Threats to small retailers and small scale farmers, Armin Paasch (Misereor)
  • Investment: Threats to rural communities’ access to land,Sagari Ramdas (Anthra)
  • Perspective of the Commission: Annette Grünberg (DG Trade)

Coffee Break

17.00-18.30

II. The way forward: How to avoid human rights violations through an FTA

Chair: Paul Murphy

  • Process in India and the role civil society: Ranja Sengupta (TWN)
  • Role of the EP: Which options remain to influence the process? Ska Keller

Conclusion Paul Murphy

Reception

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Ska Keller

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