6th Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) starts
On 14-18 July 2014, the sixth round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US will take place in Brussels. All working groups that have met in previous rounds will come together to pursue the negotiations.
In the week ahead of the 6th round there will be as usual an off-the record technical briefing by EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero.
Thursday 10 July 2014, 11.15 - Berlaymont press room – Off-the record technical briefing
During the round week, the following media activities will take place:
Monday 14 July 2014, 10.00 - VIP corner : Opening of the 6th round of negotiations: handshake between the EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero and U.S. chief negotiator Dan Mullaney
Wednesday 16 July 2014, 11.00-14.00 - Management Centre Europe, Rue de l’Aqueduc 118, Brussels - Stakeholder event in which EU and US stakeholders will have the opportunity to explain their views on different aspects of TTIP to negotiators and other stakeholders. Accredited written press have the possibility to attend the stakeholder briefing session on an "on the record” basis, but in a ‘listening mode’ only.
Friday 18 July 2014, 15.30 - Berlaymont press room - Closing press conference with EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero and U.S. chief negotiator Dan Mullaney. The press conference can be followed live via EbS (webstream).
Video footage and photo material will be made available on the audiovisual websites of the European Commission for free usage.
Press material on the on-going negotiations will be provided on the website of DG Trade.
Updates on TTIP can be followed on Twitter under @EU_TTIP_team and on this website: http://ec.europa.eu/trade/policy/in-focus/ttip/