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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.

04 September 2017

EU trade talks must confront Brazil’s attack on Amazon reserve

MEPs warn EU Commission to act as EU-Mercosur negotiations continue more

26 June 2017

EU-Japan leaks: backroom deal reignites trade agreements battle

Environmental and democratic issues prompt new concerns, echoing TTIP/CETA more

25 April 2017

Four words: ‘don’t do it, Europe.’

Reviving TTIP would be an act of gross self-harm 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

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

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

21 September 2016

Legal doubt, political concerns, overshadow CETA-TTIP ahead of Bratislava Summit

Less than half of EU countries pen letter of support for both deals as TTIP set to be put on ice more

06 July 2016

European Parliament TTIP "red lines" being ignored by Commission new report finds

Over 65 public interest organisations pen letter to President Martin Schulz warning him that the Commission is failing to comply with Parliament’s 2015 Resolution more

30 June 2016

Commission “not in possession” of national impact studies for CETA, while US business lobby take study spin to a new height

Positive economic impacts for TTIP being stretched to the outer-limit our expert Rikard Allvin finds, and in other cases, do not exist at all. more

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