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Press debate on TTIP, 23 September 2014 - Abstract: TTIP and standards

23/09/2014 | © BUSINESSEUROPE

Residence Palace, Brussels
Why does TTIP matter for European business? How can it lead to the establishment of world-class rules and standards? This was the main topic of the press debate organised by BusinessEurope on 23 September 2014, offering European journalists to engage with representatives from industry, trade unions and the consumers. The debate was an opportunity also to discuss controversial aspects of TTIP in a number of areas, including food and product safety, workers rights, environmental and investor protection. NGOs, MEPs, the European Commission, US decision-makers were in the audience. The debate featured from left to right:

Bernadette Ségol, Secretary General, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)
Markus J. Beyrer, Director General, BusinessEurope
Stephen Fidler of Wall Street Journal (moderator)
Carl Martin Welcker, Vice President, German Engineering Association (VDMA); company owner and Manager, Schütte GmbH & Co KG
Monique Goyens, Director General, European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)


Last updated: 12 July 2016