A Q&A discussion on US-EU trade relations

Wed, Feb 15, 2017, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm
Location: 
Robertson 023
Organized by the EU Program, co-sponsored by the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society Michael Froman served in President Obama’s cabinet as the U.S. trade representative from June 2013 to January 2017. He is now a distinguished fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Major initiatives under his leadership included the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in the Asia Pacific and negotiations toward a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union; the negotiation of agreements on trade facilitation, agriculture, information technology products, services and environmental goods at the World Trade Organization; the monitoring and enforcement of U.S. trade rights, including through the launch of the Interagency Trade and Enforcement Center; and congressional passage of Trade Promotion Authority, the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences program, and the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act.
Michael Froman, former U.S. Trade Representative (2013-2017)

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