Monday 20 February 2017

2.30 p.m. - 2.45 p.m.  Opening remarks by the co-chairs and adoption of the agenda

2.45 p.m. - 3 p.m.  Follow-up on the Workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility by the co-chairs

3 p.m. - 3.45 p.m.  Exchange of views on the implementation of the trade and sustainable development chapter of the EU-Korea FTA


4 p.m. - 4.15 p.m.       Coffee break

4.15 p.m. - 5 p.m.       Economy-related topic - The consequences of the digitisation of the economy for the EU-Korea trade relationship

  • Hee-Jin Yoo, Korea DAG, Korea DAG, Anyang University, School of International Trade and Marketing: Digital Trade Provisions in Trade Agreements
  • Pascal Kerneis, EU DAG, European Services Forum – ESF


Tuesday 21 February 2017

 9.30 a.m. - 10.30 a.m.           Labour-related topic - Labour standards in the context of the TSD chapter, including reference to the EU-Korea joint project on the ILO Convention No. 111, other ILO fundamental conventions and decent work

  •  Kiu-Sik Bae, Korea DAG Chair, Korea DAG Chair, Korea Labor Institute, Labor and Management Relations Research Division: Ratification and Implementation of ILO Core Conventions and Priority Conventions by EU Member States
  • Georgios Altintzis, EU DAG, International Trade Union Confederation – ITUC: Update on Core Labour Standards in South Korea and Europe
  • Jordi Agusti-Panareda, ILO: Developments regarding fundamental principles and rights at work, including the ratification and implementation of ILO fundamental Conventions
  • Katerine Landuyt, ILO (for convention No. 111)


10.30 a.m. - 11.15 a.m.         Environment-related topic - Chosen aspects of green economy

  • Katie Miller, Client Earth UK: Initiative on the sustainable seafood coalition
  • Hong-Sik Cho, Seoul National University, Law School: Korea’s Policy Initiative on EV(Electric Vehicles)


11.15 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.      Coffee break

11.30 a.m. - 1 p.m.     Discussion and adoption of the EU-Korea CSF Conclusions and closing remarks