Documents on Meetings of CPTPP Commission14/02/2019 875
First Meeting of CPTPP Commission
The first meeting of the CPTPP Commission was held in Tokyo, Japan on January 19 2019. The CPTPP Commission issued a joint ministerial statement and made 04 formal decisions:
1. CPTPP Ministerial Statement
2. Decisions of CPTPP Commission
2.1. Decision regarding Administration for Implementation of the CPTPP
2.2. Decision regarding Accession Process of the CPTPP
2.3. Decision regarding SSDS Rules of Procedures for Panels
2.4. Decision regarding ISDS Code of Conduct
Second Meeting of CPTPP Commission
The second meeting of the CPTPP Commission was held in Aukland, New Zealand from 7-9 October, 2019. The Commission issued a joint statement and made 02 formal decisions, (i) Decision on CPTPP Commission’s Rules of Procedure (ii) Decision to establish a Roster of Panel Chairs.
1. Joint statement of senior officials at the second meeting of CPTPP Council
2. Decisions of CPTPP Commission
2.1. Decision on CPTPP Commission’s Rules of Procedure under Article 27.4 – Rules of Procedure
2.2. Decision to establish a Roster of Panel Chairs as provided under Article 28.11 Chapter 28 – Dispute Settlement
Third CPTPP Commission Meeting
The third CPTPP Commission meeting was held virtually and hosted by Mexico on 5 August 2020. The CPTPP Commission issued a joint statement, emphasizing the importance of full implementation of the Agreement and cooperation on COVID-19 economic recovery. The Commission instructed Senior Officials to work towards establishment of a committee on digital trade, and to consider a consolidated plan to advance work on CPTPP-focused initiatives to respond to COVID-19.
1. Joint statement of senior officials at the third meeting of CPTPP Council
Fourth CPTPP Commission Meeting
The fourth CPTPP Commission meeting was held virtually and hosted by Japan on 2 June 2021. The purpose of the fourth Commission meeting was to consider the United Kingdom’s formal request to accede to the CPTPP. The Commission agreed to commence accession negotiations with the UK and establish an accession working group
1. Joint statement of senior officials at the fourth meeting of CPTPP Council
2. Decision regarding the UK's formal request to commence accession negotiations
Fifth CPTPP Commission Meeting
The fifth CPTPP Commission meeting was held virtually and hosted by Japan on 1 September 2021. The fifth CPTPP Commission meeting was an opportunity for the Commission to reflect on implementation of the Agreement and its contribution to the global economy since its entry into force on 31 December 2018. The Commission issued a joint statement highlighting in particular the welcome news of Peru’s ratification of the CPTPP, which will see the Agreement enter into force for Peru on 19 September 2021; the importance of the CPTPP in supporting recovery from COVID-19… the Commission also adopted the decision to establish a committee on electronic commerce
1. Joint statement of senior officials at the fifth meeting of CPTPP Council
2. Decision to establish a committee on electronic commerce
Sixth CPTPP Commission Meeting
The sixth CPTPP Commission meeting was held in Singapore on October 8, 2022. The meeting issued a joint statement highlighting Malaysia's ratification of the CPTPP (the Agreement will come into force for this country on November 29, 2022), emphasizing the role of the CPTPP with the recovery of the world economy, welcoming the progress of the ongoing discussions for the United Kingdom’s accession process,...
1. Joint statement of senior officials at the sixth meeting of CPTPP Council
Seventh CPTPP Commission Meeting
The seventh session of the CPTPP Council was held in Auckland, New Zealand on July 16, 2023. The session approved the Decision of the CPTPP Council approving the conditions for the UK's accession and signed the UK's Protocol of Accession to the CPTPP, officially bringing the number of signatories to the Agreement. set to 12. In addition, the meeting also approved the Joint Statement of the CPTPP Ministers, which emphasized the progress of the overall review of the 3-year implementation of the CPTPP; progress of implementing initiatives to promote cooperation in CPTPP such as digital economy, green economy; The decision to establish the Interim Committee for the Customs and Trade Facilitation Chapter,...
1. Joint statement of senior officials at the seventh meeting of CPTPP Council