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Die Herausforderungen von TTIP - Wie positioniert sich Rumänien?

TTIP wurde bisher zu wenig in einer größeren Konferenz in Rumänien analysiert und diskutiert. Daraus ist die Idee zur Konferenz erwachsen. KAS erwartet zu der Konferenz ca. 150 TN aus Politik, Wirtschaft, Botschaften, Wissenschaft und NGOs.


Program: Tuesday – 8th of December

1.The trade legislation and the independent trade courts

10:30 – 10:40Short welcoming speeches

Prof. Univ. Dr. Nicolae Istudor – Vice-Rector, Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Sven-Joachim Irmer, Head of the KAS Office in Romania and in the Republic of Moldova

10:40 – 10:55TTIP and Romania - Where does Romany stand? Part 1

Andreea Paul, Member of the Chamber of Deputies from the National Liberal Party (PNL), Secretary of the Committee for budget, finance and banks

10:55 – 11:10The new European Commission proposal of a Investment Court System for the Investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)

Martina F. Ferracane, Policy Analyst at the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) in Brussels

11:10 – 11:25Opportunities and challenges for the business environment

Radu Merica, President of the German – Romanian Trade and Industry Chamber

11:25 – 11:55Panel discussions

Moderator: Daniel Apostol-Birzu, Economic analyst

2.Agriculture, Food and TTIP

12:00 – 12:15TTIP and Romania - Where does Romany stand? Part 2

Gheorghe Stefan, Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the National Liberal Party (PNL)

12:15 – 12:30U.S. Objectives for Agriculture and T-TIP

Michael P. Stewart, Counselor of Economic Affairs, US Embassy in Romania

12:30 – 12:45TTIP - The Public Debate in Germany and the Position of the German Government

Sebastian Gromig, Head of Economic Department, German Embassy in Romania

12:45 – 13:25 Panel discussions

Moderator: Daniel Apostol-Birzu, Economic analyst

13:25 – 15:00Lunch

3.The impact of TTIP on the European Union

15:00 – 15:15TTIP: Separating the myths from reality

Eoin Drea, Research Officer, Martens Centre for European Studies in Brussels

15:15 – 15:30The energy dimension in TTIP

Adriana Mircea, Market Development Manager for GE in Central & Eastern Europe

15:30 – 15:45Mapping the views on TTIP in the European Parliament

Doru Frantescu, Director Votewatch Europe

15:45 – 16:25Moderator: Daniel Apostol-Birzu, Economic analyst

End of the conference.

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  • Andreea Paul
    • Martina F. Ferracane
      • Radu Merica
        • Gheorghe Stefan
          • Michael P. Stewart
            • Sebastian Gromig
              • Eoin Drea
                • Adriana Mircea
                  • Doru Frântescu
                    • Daniel Apostol-Bîrzu

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