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.

27 May 2015

Author of German ISDS-reform report criticises stance of Commission & German Ministry.

Smoke and mirrors “reform” agenda sowing confusion – clearing way for ISDS in TTIP. more

06 May 2015

Commission scrambles to hold on to ISDS, as never-ending “consultation process” set to continue.

Public rejection of exclusive investor-rights not deterring plans to fix the unfixable. more

29 April 2015

The three myths of TTIP and some alternatives

A huge leap toward to fair green economy is needed. TTIP moves us in the opposite direction. more

28 April 2015

Global Day of Action against TTIP, CETA and TiSA

Greens joined hundreds of rallies staged worldwide as citizens say NO to controversial trade deals more

27 April 2015

Report on SMEs and TTIP deeply flawed

Business network survey not sufficient proof TTIP presents only positives for small companies. more

22 April 2015

MEPs vote against liberalisation of culture, media and education through TTIP

Helga Trüpel Vice-President of the Culture and Education Committee remarks on the CULT opinion, and is keeping a watchful eye on the next vote at the International Trade Committee more

20 April 2015

ISDS: Some battles won, but a long road ahead

Vote results in the European Parliament may indicate the tide is beginning to turn for investor-rights more

16 April 2015

European Parliament committee draws clear red lines for TTIP concerning food and health

"We cannot afford to sacrifice certain of the European safeguards on the altar of free trade" says TTIP rapporteur more

13 April 2015

TTIP and sustainable food production: water and fire?

Highlights from the "Food and Farming" conference a timely reminder of the issues at stake in the ENVI committee TTIP vote. more

13 April 2015

Don't sacrifice our food and farming at the TTIP-altar

As the European Parliament's Agriculture Committee votes on their TTIP-opinion, it's vital we do not lose sight of threats posed to food and farming argues Molly Scott Cato more

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