Agenda

Participant Registration08:30-09:00

{Meet the Press}

Opening Remarks9:00-09:30

Edgardo Riveros, Under Secretary of Foreign Affairs
Stella Zervoudaki, Ambassador – Head of the European Union Delegation

Coffee Break / Press Conference9:30-10:00

Coffee Break / Press Conference

Brief Institutional Presentation and Contextualization of the 3 Topics10:00-10:30

The modernization of the Partnership Agreement seeks to expand the current agreement’s beneficiaries, while ensuring inclusion, equity and sustainability. Under this section, the tools available for trade policy to govern the relationships between Trade and SMEs, Trade and Sustainable Development, and Trade and Gender will be presented.

Paulina Nazal, Director General for International Economic Relations (DIRECON), presenting on Trade and SMEs, and Trade and Gender
Stella Zervoudaki, Ambassador – Head of the European Union Delegation, presenting on Trade and Sustainable Development

Separate Debates on the 3 Major Topics10:30-12:30

The three topics will be discussed in specialized roundtables led by relevant representatives in the area of EU-Chilean relations in three major sectors (government – civil society and government – private sector).

  • Trade & SMEs Discussion:
    • Civil society and public sector moderated by Patricio Vejar, Member of the Executive Committee for the Right to Education Forum and Coordinator for the Ecumenical Community Martin Luther King.
    • Private and public sector moderated by Alejandra Dagnino, Ministry of Economy
    • Private and public sector moderated by Ana Maria Correa, Fundación Empresarial Eurochile (Eurochile Business Foundation)
    • Private and public sectors, moderated by Rodrigo Bon, Executive Director ProPYME
  • Trade & Sustainable Development Discussion:
    • Civil society and public sector moderated by Angélica Romero, ‎Head of the Energy, Trade and Sustainable Development Department of DIRECON
    • Private and public sector moderated by Marcela Bravo, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager
    • Private and public sectors, moderated by Dante Pesce, Executive Director of the PUCV’s Centre Vincular
    • Civil society and public sector, moderated by Juan Fierro, Counselor for the Embassy of Chile in Brussels
  • Trade & Gender Discussion
    • Civil society and public sector moderated by Nicole Verdugo, Head of the Gender Department of DIRECON
    • Private and public sector moderated by Bárbara Baxa, Red Pyme Mujer (SMEs Women Network)
    • Private and public sectors, moderated by Loreto Maza, Ministry of Women and Gender Equality
Networking Lunch – Presentation of the Results by the Moderators12:30-14:15

During lunch, the moderators for each roundtable discussion will present their debate’s results.

Concluding Remarks and Closing Act14:15-14:30

Stella Zervoudaki, Ambassador and Head of the European Union’s Delegation