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.

10 April 2015

Join the Global Day of Action against TTIP, CETA and TiSA!

On Saturday 18 April 2015 citizens take to the streets to protest against secret corporate deals more

07 April 2015

TTIP: Do the Geopolitical arguments stack up?

Discussing TTIP's role in relation to EU integration, growth, transnational corporations, China's containment, the developing world, and the multilateral trade process with Reinhard Bütikofer more

07 April 2015

Crucial “red lines” crossed: why I voted against the TTIP-opinion

Pascal Durand discusses the opinion of the Committee for Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) more

31 March 2015

Remember ACTA? The Commission is using the same rhetoric for TTIP. And it's not going to work.

TTIP myths document "utterly fails" to address genuine concerns argues Max Andersson MEP more

16 March 2015

Trade secrets can harm your health, your environment, your career

The European Parliament is now discussing a draft proposal of the European Commission to establish a EU directive on trade secrets. Right now the protection of trade secrets is left up to Member States. more

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

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