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iStock 000011018931Small Wednesday April 23rd, in Copenhagen
The Danish Ecological Council and the newspaper Politiken are putting the agreement and its possible consequences for climate and environment to debate. Take part when leading experts and politicians discuss the perspectives in an agreement.

Date: Wednesday April 23rd, 03:00-05.30 PM
Place: Politikens Foredragssal, Vestergade 28, Copenhagen

Free trade agreement between the EU and US – a threat to climate and environment?

A free trade agreement between the EU and US will, according to the EU-Commission, strengthen the EU economy with €120 billion and create new jobs. But are we jeopardizing our climate and environmental protection by harmonizing rules for e.g. chemicals and the use of fossil fuels.

The Danish Ecological Council and the newspaper Politiken are putting the agreement and its possible consequences for climate and environment to debate. Take part when leading experts and politicians discuss the perspectives in an agreement.

 

Program

Presentations:

15.00 Welcome

15.05 Baskut Tuncak, (Center for International Environmental Law), USA

15.30 Peter Bay Kirkegaard (Danish Industry)

15.45 Benedicte Federspiel (Danish Consumer's union and the European Consumers Organization, BEUC)

16.00 Jakob Brix Tange (Head of Department for Trade Policy at Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

16.15 Debate

(The presentations will be in english)

16.40 Break

16.45 Debate between candidates for the European Parliament (In danish):

  • Margrete Auken (The Socialist People's Party)
  • Josefine Kofoed (The Conservative Party)
  • Karen Melchior (The Danish Social-Liberal Party)
  • Rina Ronja Kari (The People's Movement against the EU)

 

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