2023 All DAGs meeting

The 3rd annual All DAGs meeting will take place in a hybrid format on Monday 17 April 2023 09:30-12:30 in JDE62 (and via Interactio).

Welcome and introduction

  • Scene setting for the 3rd All DAGs meeting by Tanja Buzek, All DAGs coordinator for the EESC and Chair of the UK DAG

TSD and DAG work in action

  • Presentation: key findings of Andean DAG Desk Study on the Voluntary Fair Trade market in the EU, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru – Economist Dr Aurélie Carimentrand, certification expert, lecturer and study's author

Institutional channels: potential and expectations

  • Strengthening cooperation with the European Parliament – Saskia Bricmont MEP, standing INTA shadow for Cariforum, South Korea, Vietnam, Canada, Andean and Central America

Stock taking and objectives

EU DAGs end of mandate stocktaking and objectives for new mandate:

  • Main achievements and challenges in progressing on the labour agenda (Colombia-Peru-Ecuador, Georgia, South Korea, Vietnam)
  • Main achievements and challenges in progressing on the environmental agenda (Canada, Moldova, Singapore)
  • Main achievements and challenges in engaging with partners
    (Central America, Japan, Ukraine, Cariforum)
  • Beyond the sustainable development chapter (UK)

Assessing progress and challenges

  • Dialogue of DAG members with Denis Redonnet, Chief Trade Enforcement Officer (CTEO)

Role of DAGs in the roll-out of the TSD review

  • Discussion on action points for the implementation of TSD commitments and suggestions for new mandate objectives with Maria Martin-Prat, Deputy Director General DG TRADE

Wrap up

  • Closing remarks by Tanja Buzek and next steps

Followed by

  • Networking lunch offered by the EESC


2023 All DAGs Meeting Programme