Ambassador (ret.) Charles Ries on T-TIP

Working with US-EU, the European Policy Centre, and the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), Embassy Berlin organized a strategic speaker program on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) with Ambassador Charles Ries, Vice President, International at the Rand Institute. Programs took place in Frankfurt on January 30, 2014 and in Berlin on February 18, 2014. In his presentations, Ambassador Ries highlighted the benefits for T-TIP for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), explained the advantages of regulatory cooperation for consumers and businesses, and called upon all stakeholders to engage in a constructive dialogue.