General introduction

TTIP covers many issues that impact citizens across the EU and USA. In this section you'll find articles, analysis and opinion pieces covering a range of concerns, themes and issues. Use the filter buttons to choose particular themes or languages.

10 July 2017

Member States that want to regulate public services may face lawsuits under CETA.

A detailed analysis shows that public services are not adequately protected in the agreement, contrary to claims made by the European Commission more

06 July 2017

EU-Japan Summit: JEFTA “concluded” despite being not.

Commission hopes to evade scrutiny by moving to ‘technical’ phase of talks more

26 June 2017

EU-Japan leaks: backroom deal reignites trade agreements battle

Environmental and democratic issues prompt new concerns, echoing TTIP/CETA more

16 May 2017

EU court rules Singapore FTA ‘cannot be concluded without the participation of the Member States.’

ECJ ruling on Singapore FTA will have significant impact on existing and future trade deals more

25 April 2017

Four words: ‘don’t do it, Europe.’

Reviving TTIP would be an act of gross self-harm more

12 February 2017

Open letter to the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau

Signed by the Co-chairs of the European Green Party and Co-Presidents of the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament more

08 February 2017

Trump: Europas Chance für einen Neuanfang in der Handelspolitik nutzen!

Immer mehr Menschen wollen keine noch tiefere ökonomische Globalisierung hinnehmen, die Menschenrechte untergräbt und unseren Planeten nicht schützt. more

08 February 2017

Trump: Europe's opportunity for a new start in trade policy!

Now is the time to push for EU trade agreements based on our values more

08 February 2017

German Greens have to stand by their opposition to CETA.

The vote in the EU parliament is not the end. more

17 January 2017

12 reasons the Green/EFA Group is opposed to CETA

You’ve heard a lot recently about the EU-US deal TTIP, which we’ve raised as threat to ordinary people on both sides of the Atlantic. Well there’s another transatlantic deal which will soon be voted on in the European Parliament that raises similar concerns. The EU-Canada agreement 'CETA' is a different beast to TTIP, but its contents are just as concerning. Here are some reasons why we’re worried. more