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TTIP

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EU-US FTA), sometimes also called Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)


TTIP: covert attacks on democracy and regulation
The EU Commissions’ proposals on "regulatory cooperation" poses a threat to regulation that protect our health, the environment and our welfare - and they are a threat to democracy.
Occupy democracy: 17-26 Oct - NO TTIP
Occupy Democracy is organising a time limited occupation from the 17th - 26th October to debate the flaws in the UK’s democracy, such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Job gains from TTIP would be minimal
The impact of the TTIP on employment in Europe and the US would be minimal, or even negative, says economist Dean Baker.
La Confédération paysanne occupied Cargill headquarters in France
To denounce the imminent signature of CETA and demand to stop negotiations on TTIP, the Confédération paysanne (2nd largest farmer union in France) occupied yesterday headquarters of Cargill FR, the first food processing multinational in the world.
Why the climate movement cannot ignore trade
The US government is currently negotiating massive new free trade pacts, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, that would severely restrict its ability to address the climate crisis.
Cargill, la première multinationale agroalimentaire, dans le viseur des paysans
Le siège social français de la multinationale Cargill est occupé depuis 9h, ce 24 septembre, par une centaine de militants de la Confédération paysanne qui protestent contre le projet de traité économique et commercial entre l’Union européenne et le Canada (CETA)
France’s latest calls for TTIP transparency fall on deaf ears
Matthias Fekl, the new French Secretary of State for Foreign Trade, has joined his predecessors in calling for the publication of the trade negotiation mandate between the EU and the United States, stressing that "Secret negotiations can no longer be allowed to take place."
Assessing regulatory impact of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – analysis
This study considers the likely regulatory impact of the proposed EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in three key policy areas: investor protection, public services and food safety.
After Brussels rejection, TTIP fight could go to ECJ
Opponents of the EU-US free trade agreement are hoping to get their day in the European Court of Justice after the EU’s executive body rejected a citizens’ initiative to throw out the neoliberal pact.
Stop TTIP/CETA ECI: We continue our fight!
European social movements reject EU Commission’s attempt to silence them and will carry out their own European Citizens’ Initiative to stop both TTIP and CETA
European Ombudsman launches public consultation in relation to the transparency of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations
The aim of the Ombudsman’s inquiry is to help ensure that the public can follow the progress of these talks and contribute to shaping their outcome.
Study: Risks and opportunities for the EU agri-food sector in a possible EU-US trade agreement
TTIP "could lead to major changes in EU legislation, which may undermine the traditional EU precaution and risk management policy on which the current regulatory framework is based" says study prepared for the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
Social movements denounce corporate take-over of Ban Ki-Moon Climate Summit
The movements point out that halting climate change calls for an end to the neoliberal free trade regime that promotes the pursuit of endless growth and endless profit for transnational corporations.
Economist Jeffrey Sachs says NO to TPP and TAFTA trade deals
Jeffrey Sachs, world-renowned professor of economics, lays out five reasons why the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement should not be passed or ratified.
ISDS: The devil in the trade deal
A common provision allowing foreign investors to sue host governments has become a ticking time bomb inside trade agreements. Some countries are now refusing to agree to the provision and are questioning its legal legitimacy. Jess Hill investigates.
Outrage as EU blocks democratic challenge to US trade deal
The European Commission’s decision to block a citizens’ initiative to challenge the secret trade talks it is holding with the US government is a slap in the face for the 230 civil society organisations that have lined up behind the initiative and the millions of European citizens they represent.
EU Commission wants to wipe out citizens’ involvement in TTIP and CETA
European Citizens’ Initiative against TTIP rejected / Alliance announces resistance
550+ US groups reject fast-track trade promotion authority
Nearly 600 US organizations led by the Sierra Club, AFL-CIO, the Communications Workers of America, the Citizens Trade Campaign, and Public Citizen sent a letter to Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) firmly rejecting fast-track trade promotion authority and calling for a new system for negotiating and implementing trade agreements.
Ask Foreign Policy Ministers to exempt ISDS from CETA open letter
Please find below a draft letter to heads of state or trade ministers of EU Member States. It can be sent ahead of the Sept .12 meeting of the EU Trade Policy Committee where Member States have the *final* opportunity to comment on the CETA text.
MEPs urged to veto NHS trade deal
The leader of the UK’s biggest union has written to all British MEPs urging them to vote against a controversial EU-US trade deal if the NHS is not exempted.