<ul><li>Brussels Rural Development Briefings A series of meetings on ACP-EU development issues   </li></ul><ul><li>Briefin...
<ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>to raise awareness on existing and emerging key challenges on AfT for ACP countries <...
<ul><li>Target group </li></ul><ul><li>ACP-EU policy makers, representatives of  </li></ul><ul><li>EU and ACP Member State...
<ul><li>Participants </li></ul><ul><li>21% ACP Member States </li></ul><ul><li>16% European Commission (all services) </li...
<ul><li>Programme  </li></ul><ul><li>Panel 1: Setting the scene: Where are we  </li></ul><ul><li>in the Aid for Trade agen...
<ul><li>Panel 2:  Trade-related assistance: </li></ul><ul><li>institutional architecture and financial </li></ul><ul><li>m...
<ul><li>Inputs/Outputs  </li></ul><ul><li>A   Reader/Resources on Aid for Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of key issue son...
<ul><li>Inputs/Outputs  </li></ul><ul><li>Read presentations, consult documents,  </li></ul><ul><li>listen to interviews, ...
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Introduction to the third Brussels Development Briefing: Aid for Trade

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Introduction to the third Brussels Development Briefing: Aid for Trade

  1. 1. <ul><li>Brussels Rural Development Briefings A series of meetings on ACP-EU development issues </li></ul><ul><li>Briefing session n° 3: Aid for Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Brussels, 5th December 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>8h30 – 12h30 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.brusselsbriefings.net </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>to raise awareness on existing and emerging key challenges on AfT for ACP countries </li></ul><ul><li>to promote exchange of information and expertise sharing </li></ul><ul><li>to feed in the debate on AfT by bringing various perspectives around the table which could support future EC interventions on AfT in ACP countries </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Target group </li></ul><ul><li>ACP-EU policy makers, representatives of </li></ul><ul><li>EU and ACP Member States, European </li></ul><ul><li>Parliament, civil society groups, researchers </li></ul><ul><li>and development practitioners, international </li></ul><ul><li>organisations based in Brussels. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Participants </li></ul><ul><li>21% ACP Member States </li></ul><ul><li>16% European Commission (all services) </li></ul><ul><li>15% NGOs and development networks </li></ul><ul><li>12% Private sector </li></ul><ul><li>11% International organisation </li></ul><ul><li>8% EU Member States </li></ul><ul><li>8% Members of European Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>4% ACP regional organisations </li></ul><ul><li>3% Research organisations </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Panel 1: Setting the scene: Where are we </li></ul><ul><li>in the Aid for Trade agenda? </li></ul><ul><li>This session will review Aid for Trade (AfT) </li></ul><ul><li>multilateral and EU initiatives and will assess the </li></ul><ul><li>challenges to make AfT an effective tool for </li></ul><ul><li>helping ACP countries to better integrate in the </li></ul><ul><li>multilateral trading system. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Panel 2: Trade-related assistance: </li></ul><ul><li>institutional architecture and financial </li></ul><ul><li>mobilisation for Aid for Trade </li></ul><ul><li>This session will review the financial resources </li></ul><ul><li>mobilized for AfT, along with their scope and </li></ul><ul><li>impacts, and will examine the ACP stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>involvement in the design, monitoring and </li></ul><ul><li>evaluation of AfT initiatives. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Inputs/Outputs </li></ul><ul><li>A Reader/Resources on Aid for Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of key issue son AfT </li></ul><ul><li>Documents available online </li></ul><ul><li>Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Acronyms </li></ul><ul><li>Glossary </li></ul><ul><li>To be complemented and further developed </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Inputs/Outputs </li></ul><ul><li>Read presentations, consult documents, </li></ul><ul><li>listen to interviews, view videos, make </li></ul><ul><li>comments before, during and after </li></ul><ul><li>the meetings in: </li></ul><ul><li>http://brusselsbriefings.net/ </li></ul>

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