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


European Milk Board rejects TTIP agreement
European milk producers are calling for the Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement negotiations between the USA and the EU "to cease immediately."
Leaked memo: Trade agreement would export fracked gas without restrictions from US to EU
The EU’s ideas for free trade in energy with the US would be a frontal assault on the possibility for governments to impose a "public service obligation," requiring utility companies to deliver natural gas at certain prices to consumers, for example.
TTIP must work for the people, or it won’t work at all
Leaders of the American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations and the European Trade Union Confederation today call for a "gold standard" EU-US trade deal that improves living and working conditions on both sides of the Atlantic.
No to trade deals that threaten democracy!
A new publication from the International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF) exposes the corporate power grab at the core of two mega-treaties: TPP and TTIP
Groups warn US-EU deal threatens important safeguards
A wide range of US consumer, family farm, environmental, Internet freedom, labor and other organizations gathered outside a Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) negotiating summit today in order to expose the pact as more about deregulation than “trade”
People, environment and democracy before profit and corporate rights
Joint statement of European civil society groups working against the TTIP threat, May 2014
TTIP discussed in Malta: What is the position of Maltese EP candidates? – NGOs
In relation to a seminar organised by the US Embassy and the American Chamber of Commerce in Malta, Leftist NGOs asked Maltese MEP candidates to state whether they disapprove of the TTIP process.
Who is lying, Commissioner De Gucht?
Targeting the Greens might play well with some business leaders in Brussels, but you have hundreds of civil society groups to answer to, too.
10 reasons TTIP is bad for good food and farming
Agribusiness on both sides is pushing to rollback regulations that hinder their profits at the expense of food safety, farmers and ranchers, consumers and animal welfare.
De Gucht, NGOs, trade accusations after anti-TTIP protestors ’kettled’ by police
NGOs and trade unions today (19 May) hit back at accusations they were spreading lies on social media about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), as it emerged that Brussels Police used controversial “kettling” techniques and water cannon on protestors outside the European Business Summit.
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - Raw materials and energy (EU negotiating text, Sep 2013)
Dated 20 September 2013, leaked by Huffington Post on 19 May 2014. See Wikipedia analysis here.
Leaked energy text exposes trade with European Union endangers action on climate
A draft negotiating text of energy provisions in the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and the European Union was leaked online today, just as the fifth round of negotiations began in Washington, DC.
France celebrates "European Day of Alternatives" and protest against TTIP decrying EC corruption
About 1,500 protesters gathered in Paris, Saturday, to celebrate the European Day of Alternatives and Resistance and protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
TTIP Flashmob Hamburg
TTIP Flashmob in Hamburg bei einer Wahlkampfveranstaltung der CDU (Fischmarkt, vor der Fischauktionshalle) mit Angela Merkel
250 arrested in anti-TTIP protest at European Business Summit
“Our demand is to stop the negotiation of TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, which is a project for the sake of multinationals and very rich people,” said Felipe Van Keirsbilck, Secretary General, Belgian trade union for employees.
178 groups demand answers about TTIP’s climate impact
Will the US and Europe consider the climate and environment during their next round of TTIP negotiations? Nearly 200 civil society organizations hope so, and wrote about their concerns in a letter to trade representatives from the U.S. and Europe.
Is US ’chlorinated chicken’ and ‘GM food’ heading to EU?
French political parties attack the threats to food safety from the proposed EU-US trade agreement.
EU-US trade deal sails into new round, despite rough waters
EU and US negotiators are to meet for a fifth time starting Monday in Washington in their efforts to create the world’s largest free trade area, but questions from civil society and even some European governments about the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) have slowed things down.
EU publishes negotiating positions in five more areas
The European Commission has published negotiating positions in five more topics of its current talks with the US on a future trade and investment deal, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Turkey demands free trade agreement with EU and US
Turkey has to be party to a proposed Free Trade Agreement between the EU and the US, Turkey’s Economic Ministry declared on Monday, stressing that otherwise Turkey should consider renouncing their custom union agreement with the EU.