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NoTTIPers in the London School of Economics Pro TTIP talk – Livestream Audio

 

Occupiers paid a little visit to the pro TTIP talk at the London School of Economics on Monday October 13th.

Question and Answer Time


The Talk


The Event was advertised as such:

Date: Monday 13 October 2014
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: HE Sylvie Bermann, Pascal Lamy, Sir Peter Ricketts, Peter Sutherland
Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser

A deal on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would be a powerful shot in the arm for the world’s anaemic economy. But does the political will exist to reap the gains from trade?

Sylvie Bermann is French Ambassador to the UK.

Pascal Lamy is former Director General of the World Trade Organisation (2005-13).

Peter Ricketts (@HMARicketts) is British Ambassador to France.

Peter Sutherland is Chair of the LSE Council, Chairman of Goldman Sachs International and former Director General of the World Trade Organisation (1993-95).

Maurice Fraser is Head of the European Institute at LSE and Professor of Practice in European Politics.

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) was established in 1991 as a dedicated centre for the interdisciplinary study of processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Assessment Exercise, the Institute was ranked first for research in European Studies in the United Kingdom. The LSE European Institute has been a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence since 2009.

The Franco-British Council (@francobritish) was created on the joint initiative of Président Georges Pompidou and Prime Minister Edward Heath in 1972. The Council’s purpose is to promote better understanding between Britain and France through seminars and events on topical subjects of the day.

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