Korean delegation leads week of protest against EU Free Trade Agreement

17 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2007 - Event
Date
17 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2007 to 21 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2007
A 34-strong delegation from Korea will lead a series of protests in Brussels from 17-21 September, timed to coincide with the third round of negotiations for the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement. The delegation are members of the Korean Alliance against US/EU-Korea FTA (KoA), an umbrella group of over 300 organisations including trade unions, farmers’ associations, student and womens’ groups. The key organisations involved in the delegation include the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the Korean Peasants’ League, and the Korean Democratic Labor Party. Confirmed activities include: · 11:00-13:30, Monday 17th. Opening rally Location: Rond-point Schuman · 17.00 - 21.00, Tuesday 18th. International People’s Workshop on FTAs Location: Room Yaguine et Fodé -CNCD bulding- Quai du Commerce 9, 1000 Brussels · 08:00-11:00, Wednesday 19th. Rally and press conference Location: Rond-point Schuman · 12:00-14:00, Friday 21st. Closing rally Location: Rond-point Schuman A press pack will be available at the opening rally on Monday 17 September. See the statement (19 September): European and Korean social movements and civil society unite against the 'Global Europe' strategy and the South Korea-EU FTA
Confirmed activities include: Monday, 17th 11:00-13:30 Opening rally Location: Rond-point Schuman Tuesday, 18th 17.00 - 21.00 International People’s Workshop on FTAs Location: Room Yaguine et Fodé -CNCD bulding- Quai du Commerce 9, 1000 Brussels Wednesday, 19th 08:00-11:00 Rally and press conference Location: Rond-point Schuman Friday, 21st 12:00-14:00 Closing rally Location: Rond-point Schuman A press pack will be available at the opening rally on Monday 17 September. More information Cheehyung Kim, Coordinator of Delegation Tel. 0032 (0) 487658132, Email cheehyungkim@gmail.com