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.

05 March 2015

I’ve seen the secrets of TTIP, and it is built for corporations not citizens

As an MEP I’m party to the transatlantic trade deal’s inner workings. I’m sworn to secrecy, but this much I can say: TTIP is undemocratic more

03 March 2015

Watch: Sen. Elisabeth Warren slams investor rights clause

"Giving foreign corporations special rights to challenge our laws outside of our legal system would be a bad deal." more

24 February 2015

TTIP: a threat to animal welfare and rights

Animal rights defenders need to speak up says Florent Marcellesi, EQUO’s European Parliament spokesman & Lluvia Rojo, actress and member of EQUO Animal Rights more

23 February 2015

Insufficient data protection measures & lack of transparency key issues in run up to TTIP vote

Notes on the TTIP LIBE committee opinion on fundamental rights and transparency, Ralf Bendrath more

12 February 2015

TTIP's "cultural exception" may not be enough to safeguard culture & education

Helga Trüpel, Green MEP & TTIP Rapporteur discusses the opinion of the Committee for Culture and Education more

02 February 2015

8th Round of Negotiations begins today in Brussels

Regulatory cooperation the main focus as Commission’s “fresh start” unmatched by US more

28 January 2015

Heidi's reading room visit: first peek into the TTIP Talks

More access to some EU texts, but lack of US positions reveal only half the story more

23 January 2015

Lange’s ‘working document’ a showcase of S&D’s TTIP stance

Second largest group in the Parliament holds many TTIP cards. So what is their stance? more

13 January 2015

Widespread rejection of investor privileges in public consultation

Yet Commission concludes that “further improvements should be explored” for ISDS. more

07 January 2015

Latest transparency moves: the battle continues in Brussels

Commission publishes more EU TTIP documents as Ombudsman calls for wide changes more

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