(CETA) MEETING OF COMMITTEE ON TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT


COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT (CETA)
MEETING OF COMMITTEE ON TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE
DEVELOPMENT
13 NOVEMBER 2019, OTTAWA
AGENDA
1. OPENING AND ANY PROCEDURAL ITEMS
2. TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – TRADE AND GENDER,
CSR/RBC
• IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CETA TRADE AND GENDER ACTION PLAN
• PROMOTING CSR/RBC PRACTICES IN THIRD COUNTRIES
3. DEDICATED SESSION ON TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT AND TRADE AND
CLIMATE ACTION
• PRIORITIES FOR COOPERATION AND OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITIES,
INCLUDING:
o COORDINATING WITH OTHER CETA COMMITTEES IN REGARDS
TO CLIMATE-RELEVANT ACTIONS
o EU-CANADA CLEAN TECH WORKSHOP
o UPDATE ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CANADIAN
ENVIRONMENT DOMESTIC ADVISORY GROUP (CEDAG)
• EXCHANGING INFORMATION ON MULTILATERAL ENVIRONMENTAL
AGREEMENTS
• UPDATE ON DEVELOPMENTS ON TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT AND TRADE
AND CLIMATE
4. DEDICATED SESSION ON TRADE AND LABOUR
• OVERVIEW OF IMPLEMENTATION OF TRADE AND LABOUR PROVISIONS
(INCLUDING ILO CONVENTIONS RATIFICATIONS UPDATE).
• COOPERATION ON TRADE AND LABOUR IN THIRD COUNTRIES
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5. TSD EARLY REVIEW
• REVIEW OF THE IMPLEMENTATION AND EFFECTIVE ENFORCEABILITY OF
THE CETA TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, TRADE AND
LABOUR, AND TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT CHAPTERS
6. MEETING REVIEW WITH DOMESTIC ADVISORY GROUPS (DAGS)
REPRESENTATIVES
• DEBRIEF BY THE PARTIES FROM THE TSD COMMITTEE DISCUSSIONS
• EXCHANGE OF VIEWS BETWEEN THE DAGS CHAIRS AND THE PARTIES