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Left responses to the TTIP

Event date: 08 Apr 14

8 April 2014, from 09:00 to 12:

Left responses to the TTIP

Date

08 Apr 14

Time

Left responses to the TTIP

2nd Workshop/Hearing by GUE/NGL group in the European Parliament

8 April 2014, 

from 09:00 to 12:30

European Parliament, Brussels, Room A1G2

- Interpretation available FR, DE, NL, EN, DA, EL, ES, PT, SV, CS, LV 

PROGRAMME

(draft on 1 April 2014)

09:00 

Introduction by Helmut Scholz, MEP

TTIP, where we stand, challenges for a New International Trade Policy , (GUE/NGL)

09:20  

"Assessing the claimed benefits of the TTIP", 

Presentation of a study commended by GUE/NGL, by Werner Razza and Rudi von Arnim, ÖFSE, Austria             

followed by Questions and debate 

 10:15:  

TTIP as a threat on democracy, 

chaired by Marie-Christine Vergiat, MEP (GUE/NGL) 

What moves behind the curtains,

by Paul de Clerck, Friend of the Earth Europe, Coordinator for Economic Justice Program

Dangers of the transatlantic legislative coordination, 

by Bruno Poncelet, CEPAG-FGTB Wallonne, researcher

followed by Questions and debate 

11:00:  

The campaign against the TTIP in Parliaments in the EU Member States and working on alternatives 

Debate among all participants: Striving for synergies between the work of parties and 

parliamentarians, Trade Unions, NGO networks and social movements. 

12:15:  

Conclusions of 2nd Workshop/Hearing by GUE/NGL group in the European Parliament

Helmut Scholz 

 

To register and get your badge to enter into the EU Parliament, please contact: 

paul-emile.dupret@europarl.europa.eu Tél +32 (0)2 284 20 67  

Entrance  "Simone Veil", side of the Luxembourg station, from 8:30,

GUE/NGL press contact  Gianfranco Battistini  + 32 475 646628 gianfranco.battistini@europarl.europa.eu

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