28 Mar 2017

NCCR Global Series No. 9: Workshop on trade agreements

The NCCR Trade Regulation and the Center of European Policy Studies (CEPS) organized a workshop on trade agreements. The workshop and a public lunch lecture took place in Brussels, 27 March 2017.

On Monday, 27 March, the NCCR Trade Regulation joined forces with the Center of European Policy Studies (CEPS) and organized a joint workshop in Brussels. The morning and afternoon sessions where dedicated to scholars presenting recent research on trade agreements using data from the DESTA project (www.designoftradeagreements.org). As commentators acted Dr Roberta Piermartini from the WTO and Prof Dirk de Bièvre from Antwerp University (see workshop programme). 

At lunch time a public event was organized to debate the future of the EU trade policy (luncheon programme) post Brexit and in the context of Trump’s America First Idea. The event attracted around 100 people from the EU trade  community (see pictures). Next Global Series event will be organized in Montreal in 19 April 2017.