Global Rules

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.

22 September 2015

The fatal flaw in TTIP’s ‘gold standard’

Proponents claim TTIP will ‘level up’ standards for global trade, but is there any evidence? 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

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

14 October 2014

Decentralised Day of Action: highlights in images

450 events in 24 EU member states, involving thousands of EU citizens. So what did the day of action against TTIP, CETA and TiSA look like? more

11 October 2014

Pan-European protests on TTIP, CETA and TiSA take place today.

Hundreds of thousands expected to attend events in cities across Europe today more

12 September 2014

Commission pushes ISDS for CETA despite remaining concerns

Deal unlikely to be initialled as ambiguity over investor protection mechanism continues more

02 September 2014

What would a positive TTIP look like?

Opposition to TTIP across Europe is not anti-trade. Nor is it anti-American argues John Hilary more

25 August 2014

Chemical Industry using TTIP ‘to attack the precautionary principle’

Trade deal presents long-awaited opportunities for fresh assaults on regulation writes Axel Singhofen more

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