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STOP EU-MERCOSUR

STOP EU-MERCOSUR

 

CONFERENCE

For environment, farming and jobs

STOP EU-MERCOSUR

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, BRUSSELS, Room JAN 6Q2

THURSDAY 12TH DECEMBER 09:00 TO 13:00

Workshops 14:00 to 16:00, and final plenary 16:00-17:00

Interpretation: FR DE NL EN  ES PT FI SV CS

 

 

 


 

09:00  Introduction:

Manon Aubry, co-president GUE/NGL and Mariah Silva, Brazilian Black Coalition

 

State of play: MEP Helmut Scholz, coordinator INTA for GUE/NGL and Maria Fernanda Vallejos, Member of the Parliament of Argentina (video)

 

First panel: The defense of environment

Moderation: MEP Anja Hazekamp (ENVI Committee)

– Prof Larissa Mies Bombardi, University of Sao Paolo

– Karine Jacquemart, Foodwatch France

 

Second panel: The defense of sustainable agriculture and public health

Moderation: MEP Luke Ming Flanagan (AGRI Committee)

– Colm O’Donnell, President of the Irish Natura and Hill Farmers Association.  (INHFA).

– Roberto Baggio, MST Via campesina, Brazil

– Mathilde Dupré, Veblen Institute

Third panel: For decent jobs and diversified economies.

Moderation: Anne-Marie Mineur, former MEP current anti-CETA campaigner

– Andrés Larisgoitia, CTA Confederation (Argentina) and Coordination of Mercosur Trade Unions

– David Cayla, Economist, University of Angers

– Giacomo Barbieri, Trade unionist, CGIL

 

 

12:40: Conclusions:   Maria Sueli Peres, (Party PT of Brazil) and MEP Emmanuel Maurel (INTA Committee)

 

13:00: Lunch break

 

 

14:00 – 16:00: 3 Workshops in parallel

 

Workshop 1:  The way forward to STOP  EU-MERCOSUR

(Interpretation EN-SP)

Room: P1C51

Moderation Lorena Delgado, Swedish MP (Vänster)

Introduced by Carlos Sanchez Mato, IU

 

Workshop 2:  EU-MERCOSUR and liberalization of services including maritime and financial

(Interpretation EN-SP)

Room: PHS 3M068

Moderation MEP Helmut Scholz

Introduced by Tanja Buzek, Ver di/ITF

 

Workshop 3:  Analysis of the impact assessment requested by Commission

(Interpretation EN-FR)

Room: PHS 5C003

Moderation MEP Emmanuel Maurel

Introduced by Mathilde Dupré, Veblen Institute

 

 

16:00 – 17:00: Final plenary to report from workshops and conclusion

Room: 1C51

 

Contact last minute registration: Paul-Emile Dupret  0474 363077