Watch the recording of our webinar “Is it time for a North American Free Trade Area?”, with Armand de Mestral and other panelists, co-hosted with the University of Ottawa on May 27, 2021.
The written report summarizing the key points from the presentations and discussion is available here.
Armand de Mestral (McGill University) and an expert international panel provided their perspectives on the prospects for a North American free trade area, also referred to as an Atlantic Free Trade Area (AFTA).
The panel, moderated by Crina Viju-Miljusevic (Carleton University) included:
- Özlem Atikcan (University of Warwick)
- Marc Bungenberg (Europa-Institut and University of Saarland)
- Michelle Egan (American University)
- Ricardo Ramirez (RRH Consultores, S.C.)
- Sylvie Tabet (Global Affairs Canada)
The webinar’s purpose was to discuss why should we be considering an Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) in 2021. You can read more at the CN-Paul M Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy website page here about the reasons AFTA would respond to the current economic and political needs of North America and Europe.
This event was organized by Tony VanDuzer, Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law and Patrick Leblond, CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy, at the University of Ottawa. The event is co-sponsored by the Hyman Soloway Chair in Business and Trade Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, the CN-Paul M. Tellier Chair on Business and Public Policy at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa, and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Carleton University.
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence activities are hosted with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union and Carleton University.