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.

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

25 May 2016

12 raisons de s’opposer au CETA

Depuis quelques temps, l’accord transatlantique entre l’Union européenne et les États-Unis (TTIP ou TAFTA) est sous le feu des projecteurs. Le groupe des Verts/ALE au Parlement européen travaille pour faire connaitre les menaces qu’il fait peser pour les citoyens des deux côtés de l’Atlantique et la mobilisation croît. Mauvaise nouvelle, un autre accord transatlantique, l'accord commercial avec le Canada (ou CETA), soulève des préoccupations similaires mais est à un stade plus avancé car il sera bientôt soumis au vote du Parlement européen. Voici quelques raisons pour lesquelles nous appelons à la mobilisation contre cet accord. more

19 May 2016

Leak reveals five EU governments propose new intra-EU ISDS mechanism

Germany, France, Austria amongst nations pushing for increased investor privileges more

17 May 2016

The TTIP-leaks[1]: Our first analysis of the regulatory cooperation chapter[2] shows that there is every reason to be worried.

The U.S proposals would severly impact existing and future regulations aimed at protecting consumers and the environment. more

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