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datum 7 februari 2019
plaats Brussel, België
organisatie Europees Unitair Links/Noords Groen Links (GUE/NGL) i


Our alternatives to free trade deals

European Parliament, Brussels, 7 February 2019


09:00 - 13:00: Morning session Room 1G2 (InterpretationFR,DE,IT,NL,EN,EL,ES,SV)

Welcoming words: Gabi Zimmer, President of GUE/NGL

Introductory speech:Jeronim Capaldo (United-Nations):Why and how to build alternatives to FTAs such as TTIP and CETA”

Roundtable with people working on concrete alternatives and open debate:

Building together a systemic alternative to the FTAs :

Moderated by: Ethan Earle & Mónica Di Sisto (Fair Watch-Italy)

Roundtable with people working on concrete alternatives and open debate: Tom Bauler European Society for Ecological Economics; Paul de Clerck, FoEE; Wawa Wang, Sustainable Energy- Denmark; Tom Trombeecks, CSA Belgium; Martin Burgos, CCC-Argentina; Petra Völkerer, AK-Austria; Africa Kiiza, SEATINI; Manuel Perez Rocha, IPS-Washington; Monica Di Sisto, Fair Watch; Scott Sinclair, PA-Canada; Shalini Bhutani, Forum against FTAs-India; Claude Girod, Via Campesina; Carles Casajuana, Solidar; Omar Aziki, Attac-Maroc; Inés Mahmoud, RLS Tunisie; Marija Bartl, UVA-Amsterdam; Lucile Falgueyrac, S2B; DGB representative; Brid Brenan, Binding Treaty campaign-Ireland;

and MEPs Helmut Scholz, Anne-Marie Mineur, Eleonora Forenza, Emmanuel Maurel, Kouloglou, Patrick Le Hyaric among others.

13:00: Lunch

14:00 -16:00: Afternoon session (in English)

Workshop 1: Sovereignty, global values and international trade

Room P1C51

introduced by Manuel Perez-Rocha, IPS - Washington and Africa Kiiza, SEATINI

moderated by MEP Helmut Scholz

Workshop 2: Environment, global boundaries and international trade

Room 2M003

introduced by Olivier De Schutter (UCL) and Paul de Clerck (FoEE)

moderated by MEP Eleonora Forenza

Workshop 3: Services, new technologies, and international trade

Room P5A33

introduced by Roland Kulke - Transform and Scott Sinclair-Trade alternatives (Canada)

moderated by MEP Anne-Marie Mineur

16:00-16:30: in room 2M003 Gathering for a drink before departure


Registration (for badge): http://www.opinio.europarl.europa.eu/opinio/s?s=3309

Contact: paul-emile.dupret@europarl.europa.eu

Late arrival: (sms or whatsapp): +32476384755


Europees Unitair Links/Noords Groen Links (GUE/NGL)

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