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.

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: 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

11 January 2017

Lowering EU standards due to trade pressure from Canada - 3 examples

CETA will strengthen Canada's ability to pressure EU regulators and undermine standards. Here's how it's already happening. more

10 January 2017

MEPs warned: CETA threatens the environment and public health

Public interest groups highlight range of risks as ENVI committee votes on CETA support more

08 December 2016

First negative vote on CETA shows it’s no plain sailing through EU parliament

Worker's rights and inequality cited as reasons CETA ‘far from progressive’ in committee vote more

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

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