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Draft agenda:

1.Adoption of the agenda

2. Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting

3. Information from the Presidency

4. Report on the mission of the European Advisory Group to Costa Rica by the co-vice president Gérard Karlshausen

5. Annual meeting of the Board on Trade and Sustainable Development and the Civil Society Forum in Brussels

5.1 Update from DG Trade regarding annual meetings of the Board on Trade and Sustainable Development (BTSD)

5.2 Debate on the participation of the advisory groups and their dialogue with the BTSD

5.2.1 Civil Society Forum: thematic priorities and methodology

6. Debate on the future of the advisory groups under the Trade and Sustainable Development Title of the European Union's agreements

7. Renewal of the European advisory group's mandates (April 2018)

8. Any other business