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Commissioner Phil Hogan Launches Review of European Trade Policy

Dates:
  • Tue 16 Jun 2020 12.00 - 13.00
  Add to Calendar 2020-06-16 12:00 2020-06-16 13:00 Europe/Paris Commissioner Phil Hogan Launches Review of European Trade Policy

International trade plays a central role in the EU’s economy and helps drive its prosperity and that of its partners. But EU’s trade policy is evolving in an increasingly challenging environment both externally and internally. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has added to the growing list of challenges requiring a strong EU trade policy response.

Against this backdrop, the European Commission is launching a Trade Policy Review, including wide public consultation and stakeholder outreach. This process will help to shape the direction of EU trade policy for the coming years, delivering meaningful responses to challenges such as:

·      Supporting a swift and sustainable economic recovery post-Coronavirus

·      Enhancing the climate and digital transformations of the EU economy

·      Pursuing a model of ‘open strategic autonomy’, to continue reaping the benefits of openness, while protecting Europe from unfair practices

·      Updating the multilateral rulebook, including WTO reform

·      Strengthening EU resilience to deal with future challenges, including pandemics

·      Getting maximum value from the network of EU trade deals

Join us for a timely conversation with Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Trade, to discuss the details of this review process and how citizens and stakeholders can make their voices to help the Commission formulate the direction of EU trade policy going forward.

The event will be moderated by Bernard Hoekman, coordinator of the RESPECT project.

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International trade plays a central role in the EU’s economy and helps drive its prosperity and that of its partners. But EU’s trade policy is evolving in an increasingly challenging environment both externally and internally. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has added to the growing list of challenges requiring a strong EU trade policy response.

Against this backdrop, the European Commission is launching a Trade Policy Review, including wide public consultation and stakeholder outreach. This process will help to shape the direction of EU trade policy for the coming years, delivering meaningful responses to challenges such as:

·      Supporting a swift and sustainable economic recovery post-Coronavirus

·      Enhancing the climate and digital transformations of the EU economy

·      Pursuing a model of ‘open strategic autonomy’, to continue reaping the benefits of openness, while protecting Europe from unfair practices

·      Updating the multilateral rulebook, including WTO reform

·      Strengthening EU resilience to deal with future challenges, including pandemics

·      Getting maximum value from the network of EU trade deals

Join us for a timely conversation with Phil Hogan, EU Commissioner for Trade, to discuss the details of this review process and how citizens and stakeholders can make their voices to help the Commission formulate the direction of EU trade policy going forward.

The event will be moderated by Bernard Hoekman, coordinator of the RESPECT project.


Location:
Outside EUI premises -

Affiliation:
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Type:
Conference

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