AEPF8: Policy Dialogues

Discussion Meeting
4. October 2010 (All day)
Residence Palace
Rue de la loi 155
Brussels
Belgium

Series of Policy Dialogues on Decent Work, Trade,  Food Sovereignity, Climate Change and Peace and Security.

4 October 2010

9.30 am -11.00 am

POLICY DIALOGUES

ON DECENT WORK (Maelbeek Room)

Speakers:

  • Frank Siebern-Thomas (Policy Coordinator, DG Employment)
  • Ann de Jonghe (World Solidarity Movement)
  • Anannya Bhattacharjee (Asia Floor Wage Campaign)

ON TRADE (Polak Room)

Speakers:

  • Peter Berz, Deputy Head of Unit for relations with South Asia, Korea and ASEAN
  • MP Charles Santiago (MSN)
  • Ranja Sengupta (Third World Network)

SEE VIDEOS OF THE TRADE DEBATE

 

FOOD SOVEREIGNTY (Passage Room)

Speakers:

  • Leonard Mizzi (Head of Unit, EC DG on Agriculture-Unit A3)
  • MP Walden Bello (Philippines)

11.15 am – 12.30 pm

POLICY DIALOGUE

ON CLIMATE CHANGE (Polak Room)

Speakers:

  • Praful Bidwai (TNI Fellow)
  • Bas Eickhout (MEP for the Greens)

11.30 am - 1.00 pm

POLICY DIALOGUE

ON SOCIAL PROTECTION (Maelbeek Room)

Speakers:

  • Francesca Mosca (Director, EC EuropeAid Cooperation Office)
  • Sandeep Chachra (Action Aid-India/Network for Transformative Social Protection)
  • Bart Verstraeten (WSM/European Working Group on Social Protection
  • Prof. Keon de Feyter (Antwerp University)
  • MP Tian Chua (Malaysia)
  • Rafendi Djamin (Indonesian Representative, ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights)

Chair: Paul Graham Meadows (Former Director General, DG Regional Policy, European Commission)

12.00 nn - 1.00 pm

PRESS CONFERENCE (Polak Room)

1.00 pm

PUBLIC ACTION on EU-Asian commercial relations

Schuman Square (tbc)

Coordinated by the Belgian Platform on Health and Solidarity

2.30pm - 5.30 pm

POLICY DIALOGUE ON PEACE AND SECURITY

Moderators:

  • Kalle Sysikaski (Finnish AEPF Committee)
  • Varsha Berry (Focus on the Global South)

Speakers:

  • Achin Vanaik (Delhi University)
  • Colin Archer (International Peace Bureau)
  • Jan Oberg (TTF)