“Trade for all”, a twenty-first century EU trade policy
On Novermber 29th, Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade, will participate in a new edition CIDOB Breakfasts as a special guest.
The goal of the “Trade for all” strategy is to make the European Union’s trade policy more efficient and transparent, and to project not only economic interests, but also European values. Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will address the current challenges of the EU trade policy in an increasingly complex and unstable global context. She will also take stock of the latest trade agreements signed by the EU and the ongoing negotiations, as well as the opportunities that these alliances generate for companies, especially SMEs, and for the European economy in general.
Cecilia Malström (Stockholm, 1968) has been European Commissioner for Trade since 2014. Previously, she was Commissioner for Home Affairs (2010-2014), Minister for European Affairs of Sweden (2006-2010) and Member of the European Parliament (1999-2006). She is a member of the Liberal Party of Sweden, of which she was vice-president between 2007 and 2010. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Gothenburg and she has been a full professor at the same university (1998-1999), member of the Regional Council of Västra Götaland (1998-2001), vice-president of the Gothenburg Municipal Immigration Committee (1994-1998) and technical advisor to the Göteborg City Court (1991-1994).
>> The event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.