"I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas" with Joanna Drake Deputy Director-General DG ENV

With the holidays fast approaching it's time to get into that festive spirit!This year we are delighted to announce that at our Christmas Lunch we will be joined by Dr Joanna Drake, Deputy General of DG ENV, who will lead a festive discussion about Ms von der Leyen's Green Deal.

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What's Next for EU Water Policy?

We are pleased to welcome Alfonso Alcolea Martinez, Policy Officer at DG ENV, who will discuss the future of EU water policy. This presentation will cover a wide range of topics, including the need to effectively deal with water pollution as well as improve water managment across the EU in order to move toward a water-smart society.

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What's Next for EU Water Policy?

We are pleased to welcome Alfonso Alcolea Martinez, Policy Officer at DG ENV, who will discuss the future of EU water policy. This presentation will cover a wide range of topics, including the need to effectively deal with water pollution as well as improve water managment across the EU in order to move toward a water-smart society.

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Croatian Presidency of the European Union with Ambassador Goran Štefanić

We were delighted to welcome Ambassador Goran Štefanić Deputy Permanent Representative | Croatian Permanent Representation to the EU. This presentation covered a wide range of topics surrounding the priorities of the future Croatian presidency of the European Union set to take office in January 2020. Particularly focusing on inclusivity and building a climate-neutral green, fair and strong Europe.

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EU-Canada Relations and the Implementation of CETA

Relations between the EU and Canada are now stronger than ever before, largely due to the new trading ties created by CETA. The implementation of this ambitious FTA has not even been fully completed, yet trade between the EU and Canada is already up by an average of 12%. In order to discuss this new relationship with our members, we were delighted to welcome Stéphane Lambert from the Mission of Canada to the EU.

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Intellectual Property and the Fight Against Counterfeiting

Intellectual property and counterfeiting were the topics of the day on 12th November, when we were joined at the chamber by Harrie Temmink, Head of Unit at DG CONNECT. Harrie led a fantastic presentation and discussion with our members about the Commission’s plans to tackle the spread of counterfeit products, as well as protect intellectual property rights.

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British Chamber's Annual Visit to Strasbourg

On 23rd October, the British Chamber will conduct its annual visit to the European Parliament in Strasbourg during the monthly plenary session. Participation fee 800 EUR (VAT excl.)Programme:Part One - The European Parliament

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Priorities of the Croatian Presidency in Finance with Ana Budin, Financial Services Attaché

We were pleased to welcome Ana Budin, Financial Services Attaché| Permanent Representation of Croatia to the EU. The presentation covered a wider variety of topics regarding the financial priorities of the future Croatian Presidency, set to take office in January 2020. Particularly focusing on inclusivity, the Capital Markets Union and how Croatia intends to achieve these aims.

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EU Single Market Strategy: What’s next for the EU and how will the next 5 years be different? With Kristian Hedberg, Deputy-Head of Commissioner Bieńkowska's Cabinet

The British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium were delighted to have organised this exclusive patron lunch at the Amigo Hotel with Mr Kristian Hedberg, Deputy Head of Commissioner Bienkowska’s cabinet at the European Commission. The presentation and subsequent Q&A were highly informative, and provided an invaluable opportunity for some of our most-valued members to discuss EU Single Market policy.

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