Beginning Tuesday, 21 May 2019 08:30
End Tuesday, 21 May 2019 10:00
Location Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees British Chamber members: €65.00 (incl. VAT)
Access Full and Patron members only

Christophe Kiener, Head of the Services Unit in DG TRADE at the European Commission, will give an update on the current state of the FTA negotiations and WTO initiatives. He will also address the Commission's strategy to promote trade in services in FTAs, as well as the topical issues of the WTO eCommerce agenda, WTO reform, data flows and domestic regulation.

Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event.


Head of Services and Digital Trade Unit, DG Trade | European Commission

Christophe Kiener works for the European Commission's Directorate-General for Trade, where he heads the Unit in charge of services and digital trade. Prior to that he has been working on international trade negotiations for most of his career. Christophe studied at the Graduate Institute for International Studies (University of Geneva) and at the College of Europe both in Bruges and in Warsaw.

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This event is exclusively open for members.


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