Monday 19 November 2018, 15.00 – 19.00
Tuesday 20 November 2018, 9.00 – 12.30 and 14.30 – 18.30
Room: ASP 3G3
Blockchain: a forward looking trade policy
In the report, the rapporteur argues that EU trade policy should make more use of the new technology which could, among others, speed up customs procedures, provide more transparency, and assist trade defence instruments. The report requests the Commission to work on a strategy document on the adoption of blockchain technologies in EU trade.
Draft report by rapporteur Emma McClarkin (ECR, UK)
WTO: the way forward
The two co-rapporteurs lay out their view of how the WTO should be reformed.
Draft report by co-rapporteurs Bernd Lange (S&D, DE) and Paul Rübig (EPP, AT)
TRADE POLICY DAY
Trade-for-all: benefits for our people
The panel discussion, moderated by Alan Beattie (Financial Times) on three years of trade policy of the Commission. The seven panelists include Committee Chair Bernd Lange and Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström. (Mon 16-18:30)
The committee meeting (and hearing) will be webstreamed