Hearing on the Environmental Goods Agreement, Trading for a Greener World

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04.05.2016 - 14:30
- 04.05.2016 - 17:00
Last Updated: 11.05.2016 - 14:45
Altiero Spinelli Building, Room 3E2, European Parliament, Brussels
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Welcome and introduction
Christofer FJELLNER, Rapporteur on the Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA)
State of play and potential of the EGA negotiations
Cecilia MALMSTRÖM, European Commissioner for Trade
Hamish McCORMICK, Australian Ambassador to the WTO
Panel 1: Perspectives on opportunities - stakeholder discussion
Christofer FJELLNER, Moderator
Peter BRUN, Alliance of the Sustainable Energy Trade Initiative
Pascal KERNEIS, European Services Forum
Cécile TOUBEAU, Transport and Environment
Panel 2: Bringing it down to business
Bendt BENDTSEN, Moderator
Clemens BETZEL, Siemens
Marco RUPP, Novozymes
Summary and concluding remarks
Christofer FJELLNER, Rapporteur on the EGA
Bendt BENDTSEN, Moderator, Panel 2


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