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 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

11 May 2016

12 GRÜNDE, WARUM DIE GRÜNEN/ EFA-FRAKTION IM EUROPÄISCHEN PARLAMENT DAS HANDELSABKOMMEN CETA ABLEHNT

In letzter Zeit wurde viel über das TTIP-Abkommen zwischen der EU und den USA berichtet, das in unseren Augen eine Bedrohung der Bürger*innen auf beiden Seiten des Atlantiks darstellt. Es gibt jedoch ein weiteres Abkommen, über das bald im Europäischen Parlament abgestimmt wird und das Anlass zu ähnlichen Bedenken gibt. Das CETA-Abkommen zwischen der EU und Kanada unterscheidet sich zwar von TTIP, sein Inhalt ist aber keinesfalls weniger besorgniserregend. Im Folgenden werden einige Gründe für unsere Bedenken genannt. more

02 May 2016

TTIP Leaks: texts shed much needed light on secretive talks

Greenpeace leak of 248 pages of ‘consolidated’ EU-US pages likely to cause headache for negotiators more

28 April 2016

12 reasons the Green/EFA Group is opposed to CETA

You’ve heard a lot recently 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

26 April 2016

Round 13: the gloves come off

Tempers-fray, support plummets- what you need to know for the 13th round of talks more

26 April 2016

European mayors, councillors sign statement against new generation trade deals

Barcelona Declaration calls for suspension of TTIP, TiSA talks, and to halt CETA ratification more

22 April 2016

Open letter to President Obama

Re: Hannover Industrial Fair Visit, April 23 2016 more

14 March 2016

EU "will have to concede” to seal TTIP deal warn US campaigners

USTR’s push for consistency in sister deals TPP & TTIP leave little room for negotiation say former state-legislator Sharon Treat & trade campaigner Melinda St. Louis more

18 February 2016

Ding ding! TTIP: Round 12- what you need to know

The EU and US step back into the ring on Monday- but all bets are off on whether either side can deliver in 2016. more

^