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The New EU-Mexico agreement: All that glitters is not gold
Presentations will be in multiple languages.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided in English, Spanish, German and French.
L'interprétation simultanée sera assurée en anglais, espagnol, allemand et français.
Interpretación simultánea en inglés, castellano, alemán y francés.
Es wird eine Simultanübersetzung in Englisch, Spanisch, Deutsch und Französisch angeboten.

This Webinar aims to open a dialogue among European and Mexican members of Parliament and civil society to promote a collective reflection on the main challenges the new EU-Mexico association agreement presents for human rights and the environment. There will be a presentation of Powershift’s research on the agreement, as well as a testimony from affected communities in Mexico. MPs and civil society representatives will be able to comment and there will be an open exchange between speakers and participants.

Programme

Welcome and introduction
MEP Leïla Chaibi, The Left, La France Insoumise
MEP Diana Riba, Greens/EFA, Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya

The New EU-Mexico agreement: Main challenges
Bettina Müller, Transnational Institute, Powershift

An example of the results of the current EU-Mexico agreement in Mexico
Refugio Choreño Gómez, Fundación para el desarrollo Integral Apaztle

First comments
Senator María Merced González González, Movimiento Regeneración Nacional - México
MEP Sara Matthieu, Greens/EFA, Groen
MEP S&D
Claude Girod, European Coordination of La Via Campesina, Confédération Paysanne
Nicolas Roux, Amis de la Terre, Attac France
Cristina Faciaben, Secretaría de Internacional y Cooperación de Comisiones Obreras
Alberto Arroyo, Plataforma América Latina Mejor sin TLC
Arturo Landeros, Taula per Mèxic

Q&A

Conclusions and closure:
MEP Leïla Chaibi, The Left, La France Insoumise
MEP Diana Riba, Greens/EFA, Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya

Convenors: The Left, The Greens/EFA, Transnational Institute, PowerShift

May 25, 2021 04:30 PM in Amsterdam

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