"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 in store for UK-EU negotiations?

In preparation for "stage two" of Brexit getting underway in 2020, we invite you to hear from Rory O'Donnell, Director of EU Trade Policy at the UK Permanent Representation to the EU, on what he expects from upcoming future relationship negotiations. There will also be plenty of time for you to ask Rory any questions you may have about the negotiations.We expect this to be a very popular event and there is a limited capacity, so register as soon as possible to make sure you don't miss out!

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Brussels New Generation January Cocktail

Join us at Wine Tales to celebrate the first Brussels New Generation event of 2020!Celebrate the end of Dry January early with us and enjoy an evening of networking and socialising with other young professionals in Brussels, whilst sampling a glass (or two) of what what Wine Tales has to offer.Click here to register.Brussels New Generation events are aimed at young professionals aged 35 and under.


European Champions vs. the World – how FDI Helps

We are pleased to welcome Maria Martin-Prat Director of Services and Investments, Intellectual Property and Public Procurement at DG TRADE. Ms Martin-Prat will discuss Foreing Direct Investment (FDI) and the increasingly important role it has played in the last two decades in Europe. Particularly looking at FDI as a tool to fortify and strengthen European Champions in the face of global competion.  

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The Future of Trade with Latin America and the Implementation of the EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement

At this EU Committee lunch briefing Matthias Jorgensen Head of Unit C3 at DG TRADE, will discuss the future of trade relations between the EU and Latin America. Particularly focusing on the implementation of the EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement. This discussion will look at the goals of the agreement but also examine the challenges it faces. More information regarding this event to come soon.

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British Ambassador to Belgium, H.E. Martin Shearman, on UK-Belgium Relations

The British Chamber is delighted to be hosting our new Ambassador to Belgium for a lunch at the Stanhope Hotel on 10 February. Whilst the Ambassador has attended and spoken briefly at chamber events since his appointment, this will be the first chance to hear from him at length and take part in a discussion on priorities for business. Further details to follow.


The Future of EU-US Trade Relations

The EU and US have the largest bilateral and investment relationship in the world. Investment and trade plays a crucial role in fostering the transatlantic relationship and contributing to economic growth. 

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What's in store for Connected Mobility in Europe?

We are excitedly looking forward to hosting Mr Henrik Hololei, Director-General DG MOVE, in March 2020.Mr Hololei will be discussing his plans to revolutionise and improve connected mobility technology across Europe.

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