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Seminar: Free trade and investment agreements & food and health

October 8, 2014 - 12:00-16:00

On October 8th from noon to 4pm we ask how the planned trade and investment agreements could impact on food and health in Finland, in so-called developing countries and in emerging economies. Could the planned agremeent on services (TiSA) privatise drinking water and public health care and limit policy regulation even when done in the interest of public health and environment? How consistent EU is demanding removal of import duties and abolishing its own subsidies?
We invite You to join our seminar

Shackles of Liberty? – Free Trade Agreements & Food and Health

12:00 – 14:00 Opening, presentations, comments

14:00 – 14:15 coffee break

14:15 – 16:00 panel discussion, with questions and comments from the audience and conclusions

Speakers and panelists include Senior Researcher Ranja Sengupta (Third World Network /India), Professor Christoph Scherrer (Kasselin yliopisto / Saksa) International Officer Peter Rossman (International Union of Food Workers) Antti Aarnio (Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK), Senior Researcher Meri Koivusalo (THL) sekä Director Rilli Lappalainen (The Finnish NGDO Platform to the EU Kehys)

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Time: 8 October 2014, Wednesday, 12:00 – 16:00
Place: The Little Parliament’s Visitors’ Centre (Arkadiankatu 3, Helsinki)
Registration deadline: 6 October noon
Register here: [email protected]

Organisers: The Finnish AEPF Network, The TTIP Network Finland, Attac Parliament

For further information, please contact
Piia Lavila
[email protected]

Seminar: Free trade and investment agreements & food and health

Details

Date:
October 8, 2014
Time:
12:00-16:00