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.

19 November 2016

The scandal about to hit the European Parliament on CETA

What is happening in our only directly-elected EU institution is shocking. Here’s why. more

08 November 2016

Citizens urged to get active on CETA vote

VIDEO: New campaign phase for the CETA CHECK! launches today more

27 October 2016

“CETA or we are doomed”? We don't buy it.

Plucky little Wallonia might be making headlines this week, but free trade deals are causing upset across the western world. And with good reason. more

21 September 2016

Legal doubt, political concerns, overshadow CETA-TTIP ahead of Bratislava Summit

Less than half of EU countries pen letter of support for both deals as TTIP set to be put on ice more

06 September 2016

TTIP: dead or dormant?

A week of ministerial criticisms have almost undone the TTIP talks. Or so we are to believe. more

06 July 2016

European Parliament TTIP "red lines" being ignored by Commission new report finds

Over 65 public interest organisations pen letter to President Martin Schulz warning him that the Commission is failing to comply with Parliament’s 2015 Resolution more

30 June 2016

Commission “not in possession” of national impact studies for CETA, while US business lobby take study spin to a new height

Positive economic impacts for TTIP being stretched to the outer-limit our expert Rikard Allvin finds, and in other cases, do not exist at all. more

08 June 2016

CETA: Luxembourg parliament resolution demands legal clarification, not ready to vote on deal

Overwhelming majority back resolution, including Juncker’s own party and the government more

07 June 2016

EU laws protecting climate, health, considered “barriers to trade” according to US Department report

US Trade Representative targets range of EU laws in 2016 Trade Estimate Report highlighting what is at stake in TTIP more

31 May 2016

War of words: spat over agriculture reveals EU willing to concede more than it publicly states

While accusations fly about “misleading statements”, a leaked Commission briefing confirms EU standards are at risk more

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