Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

10-07-2018 - Contribution of Internal market and Consumer Protection to Growth

IMCO 06-07-2018 - 13:37
Workshop contribution to growth

A study prepared for IMCO Committee on Contribution of Internal Market to Growth indicated that European Internal Market and consumer protection can bring up to 14% increase in EU GDP over 2011-2020. On 10 July 2018 (15.00-18.30, room: Altiero Spinelli A5E2) Policy Department A will organise a workshop in order to evaluate the achieved benefits of legislative actions in the areas of customs and free movement of goods; free movements of services and freedom of establishment,

Digital Single Market, public procurement and consumer protection, and to assess further potential of Internal Market and consumer protection in delivering benefits to European citizens and businesses.

The workshop will be chaired by: MEP Ms Dita CHARANZOVA (Vice-Chair of IMCO Committee), MEP Ms Róża THUN (Chair of the Digital Single Market Working Group), MEP Mr Ivan ŠTEFANEC and MEP Mr Jasenko SELIMOVIC with involvement of independent experts from European academia and think tanks.

Location : A5E2


      Dr. J. Becker - Benefits of Modernized European Public Procurement
      Prof. C. Bovis - Modernising European Public Procurement
      Dr. Bukowski - Economic benefits of strong consumer protection in EU
      Prof. S. Enchelmaier - Free Movement Of Goods: Legislation Since 2009
      M. Marcus - Economic benefits of the Digital Single Market

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