Can the Transatlantic Trade and Technology Council deliver?

What are the objectives of the TTC and how can these be met?

This podcast episode was recorded on 11th May 2022.


Rem Korteweg, Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute


Elvire Fabry, Senior Research Fellow, Jacques Delors Institute

Simon Lester, founder of

Rupert Schlegelmilch, Acting Deputy Director-General, DG Trade, European Commission

The 2022 edition of the AIG Global Trade Series explores the competition and connectedness that characterise the current trade landscape.

In this podcast, Rem Korteweg (Senior Research Fellow, Clingendael Institute) is joined by Elvire Fabry (Senior Research Fellow, Jacques Delors Institute); Simon Lester (founder of; and Rupert Schlegelmilch (Acting Deputy Director-General, DG Trade, European Commission). Listen as they reflect on the role and ambitions of the Transatlantic Trade and Technology Council (TTC).

Following the Council’s second meeting in Paris, what results are to be expected, will the TTC resolve transatlantic trade disputes and how has the Council’s focus changed in response to the conflict in Ukraine? The experts also discuss how the TTC fits into broader US and European trade priorities, and how it measures up against other regional trade initiatives.

The Global Trade Series is a collaboration between AIG and the following international organizations with leading expertise on global trade: the Aspen Institute Germany; Chatham House (UK); the Clingendael Institute (The Netherlands); Institute of International Economic Law at Georgetown University Law Center (US); the International Chamber of Commerce (UK and France); the Italian Institute for International Political Studies; the Jacques Delors Institute (France); the Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry (Japan) and the St. Gallen Endowment for Prosperity through Trade (Switzerland).

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