During the meeting which was held in Brussels on October 19, the discussions focused mainly on cooperation in addressing the challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution, not leaving behind the intellectual property topic by seeking further cooperation in the areas of research, technology and digital transformation.
In addition, negotiations started on a stand-alone investment protection agreement and on a separate agreement on geographical indications.
The meeting was co-chaired by Ms. Helena König, Deputy Secretary General for Economic and Global Issues, European External Action Service and Ms. Reenat Sandhu, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs.
- Publication date
- 28 October 2021