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ECIPE/ESF Seminar: Is there a case for a Plurilateral Agreement on Services?

February 05 2012
Venue: European Economic and Social Committee, Rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels
Speakers: Michael Punke, Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Marc Vanheukelen, Vital Moreira, Sören Kelstrup, Tim Yeend, David Plunkett, Robert Vastine, Pascal Kerneis, Jonathan Peel, Edward Bowles, John Cooke
Time: 13:45

A plurilateral agreement between a group of willing economies is to an increasing extent being suggested as a possible way forward in order to advance liberalisation and co-operation in the field of services.

What is the political and economic case for a plurilateral agreement on services, and what would be the impacts on the multilateral trading system?

 ECIPE and the European Services Forum (ESF) cordially invite you to a discussion on the future of services liberalisation.

Speakers:

  • Ambassador Michael Punke, Deputy USTR and US Ambassador to the WTO
  • Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director ECIPE

Commentators:

  • Mr Marc Vanheukelen, Head of cabinet, DG Trade, European Commission
  • Professor MEP Vital Moreira, Chairman of the International Trade Committee (INTA) of the European Parliament
  • Ambassador Sören Kelstrup, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Chair of the EU Trade Policy Committee under the Danish Presidency of the European Union
  • Ambassador Tim Yeend, Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the WTO, Australia
  • Ambassador David Plunkett, Ambassador of Canada to the European Union
  • Mr Robert Vastine, President, US Coalition of the Service Industries (CSI)
  • Mr Pascal Kerneis, Managing Director, European Services Forum (ESF)
  • Introduction by Mr Jonathan Peel, Employers Group, EESC and Mr Edward Bowles, Regional Head of Public Affairs, EMEA and Americas, Standard Chartered Bank; ESF Policy Committee Chairman
  • Conclusion by Mr John Cooke, Chairman, LOTIS Committee, The City UK; Member of ECIPE Advisory Board

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