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Past Events

  • ECIPE Lunch Seminar: Emerging protectionist threats in the wake of global financial crisis

    Venue: ECIPE’s offices, Rue Belliard 4-6, 7th Floor, 1040 Brussels
    Time: 12:00
  • ECIPE Lunch Roundtable. Migrant Workers: A Burden or a Boon to EU Economies?

    Venue: ECIPE's offices, Rue Belliard 4-6, 7th Floor, 1040 Brussels
    Speakers: Guest speaker: Philippe Legrain, Writer, Journalist and Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics
    Time: 11:00

    The EU is stepping up its common approach towards immigration policies, and immigration is one of the priorities of the current French presidency. But do the policies adopted respond to Europe’s needs? The newly approved "return directive", for instance, allows governments to detain illegal migrants for up to 18 months. Beyond a question of fundamental human rights, is an approach based on restricting migration economically sound in today’s ageing and increasingly services-oriented European societies? While the focus has long been on the costs of immigration to Europe’s welfare states, an increasing number of studies are suggesting that freer international migration could bring huge economic benefits to Europe.

  • ECIPE’s Asian Policies Lecture, Asia’s Rise in the 21st Century: Can Asian Institutions Support It?

    Venue: Hotel Sofitel, Place Jourdan 1, Brussels, Belgium
    Speakers: Shri Arun Shourie, Former Minister, Government of IndianSimon Long, Asia Editor, The EconomistnRazeen Sally, Director, ECIPE
    Time: 15:00
  • ECIPE Lunch Seminar: Global Supply Chains, Asia, and Europe. Trade Policy Implications of China’s and Europe’s Integration into Regional and Global Supply Chain Networks

    Venue: ECIPE’s offices, Rue Belliard 4-6, 7th Floor, 1040 Brussels, Belgium
    Speakers: KC Fung, Professor of Economics at UC Santa Cruz and Visiting Professor at Hong Kong UiniversitynRazeen Sally, Director ECIPE
    Time: 11:00
  • US Trade Policy with McCain or Obama: Politics, Policy, People

    Venue: ECIPE’s offices, Rue Belliard 4-6, 7th Floor, 1040 Brussels
    Speakers: Claude Barfield, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise InstitutenBrian Hindley, Senior Fellow at ECIPE
    Time: 11:00
  • WTO PUBLIC FORUM “Trading Into the Future” A Joint ECIPE and ICC Session

    Venue: WTO Headquarters, Geneva.
    Time: 14:15
  • Jan Tumlir Lecture – Does the Trading System Have a Future?

    Venue: Hotel Silken Berlaymont, Boulevard Charlemagne 11-19, Brussels, Belgium
    Speakers: Martin Wolf, the Chief Economics Commentator and Associate Editor of Financial TimesnPatrick Messerlin, Sciences Po in Paris, and Chairman of ECIPE’s Steering Committee.
    Time: 15:00

    Martin Wolf from the Financial Times will discuss the future of the world trading system in ECIPE's first annual Jan Tumlir Lecture.

  • ECIPE Book Launch: Razeen Sally’s “Trade Policy, New Century”

    Venue: Hotel Euroflat, Boulevard Charlemagne 50, Brussels, Belgium
    Speakers: Roderick AbbottnErika MannnSylvain PlasschaertnRazeen Sally
    Time: 12:00

    Razeen Sally’s new book, “Trade Policy, New Century. The WTO, FTAs and Asia Rising,” has just been published by the Institute of Economic Affairs in London. The author will present the main insights and messages of his new work. Two discussants, one from academia and one from European policy-making circles will give their views on this new publication, which will be followed by an open debate.

  • Supply Chain Security Initiatives and Trade Facilitation. Do Security Initiatives Deliver on Their Promises or is it Just Too Much and All Too Soon?

    Venue: Hotel Silken, Berlaymont, Blvd Charlemagne 11-19, Brussels
    Speakers: John Cooke, Deputy Chairman , SITPROnMike Edbury, Director, BERR, UKnFredrik Erixon, Director, ECIPEnAdrian van den Hoven, Director of International Relations, Business EuropenJoe Kelly, Deputy Director, Capacity Building Directorate, WCOnJohan Krafft, Deputy D-G, National Board of Trade, SwedennMalcolm McKinnon, CEO, SITPROnDaniel Mirza, Lecturer, University of Rennes, Research Fellow, CEPIInJohan Pontén, Analyst, National Board of Trade, SwedennMiroslaw Zielinski, Director, Customs Policy, DG Taxud
    Time: 11:30

    This conference will present a new comprehensive study on security initiatives by the National Board of Trade in Sweden, bring together world experts to scrutinize evidence concerning costs and benefits of security-chain initiatives, and offer practical and realistic advice on the way forward. The floor will be open to all present to discuss the delicate balance between security and facilitation.

  • Trade in Healthcare: Can Trade Remedy the Cost-Disease in European Health Care Systems?

    Venue: First Euroflat Hotel, Boulevard Charlemagne 50, Brussels
    Speakers: Rolf Adlung, Senior Economist, WTOnFredrik Erixon, Co-founder and director of ECIPEnLior Herman, Research Associate at ECIPEnPatrick Messerlin, Professor, GEM, Science PonAnders Morin, Director, Confederation of Swedish EnterprisenGernot Pehnelt, Research Associate at ECIPEnPeter Scherer, Head of Health Division, OECD
    Time: 11:00

    As the first in an upcoming series, this conference launches ECIPE’s new project on trade and healthcare. In Europe, despite spiralling healthcare expenditures by national governments, health productivity continues to fall as beleaguered national health services struggle to cope with demand. Trade agreements say little about healthcare. Some international organizations are hostile to the idea of more trade in this sector, and err on the side of protectionism. Can the current crisis help understand how trade can be an integral part of healthcare provision? Presentations and papers from the conference>