Event


TTIP and beyond

Trade in global and local politics


 

 

 

9:00    

 

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

 

Moderator Philippe Lamberts, Co-President of the Greens/EFA Group,    
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