Workshop Series on Trade Agreements: Exploring the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

14 June 2021 - 28 June 2021

Venue: Virtual

CPA UK hosted a series of virtual workshops aimed at equipping parliamentarians and clerks with the skills to negotiate and scrutinise trade agreements.

Discussions centred around the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a multi-national free trade agreement which the UK applied to join in February 2021.

Each workshop focused on the following aspect:

  • 14 June – The UK’s application to CPTPP: Exploring the opportunities of multilateral trade agreements
  • 17 June - Negotiating Trade Agreements
  • 21 June - Scrutinising Trade Agreements
  • 28 June -

Delegates had the opportunity to speak to experienced politicians and experts from across the Commonwealth to discuss effective parliamentary oversight of trade deals and ask questions regarding CPTPP.