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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.

08 June 2016

CETA: Luxembourg parliament resolution demands legal clarification, not ready to vote on deal

Overwhelming majority back resolution, including Juncker’s own party and the government more

25 May 2016

12 raisons de s’opposer au CETA

Depuis quelques temps, l’accord transatlantique entre l’Union européenne et les États-Unis (TTIP ou TAFTA) est sous le feu des projecteurs. Le groupe des Verts/ALE au Parlement européen travaille pour faire connaitre les menaces qu’il fait peser pour les citoyens des deux côtés de l’Atlantique et la mobilisation croît. Mauvaise nouvelle, un autre accord transatlantique, l'accord commercial avec le Canada (ou CETA), soulève des préoccupations similaires mais est à un stade plus avancé car il sera bientôt soumis au vote du Parlement européen. Voici quelques raisons pour lesquelles nous appelons à la mobilisation contre cet accord. more

11 May 2016

12 GRÜNDE, WARUM DIE GRÜNEN/ EFA-FRAKTION IM EUROPÄISCHEN PARLAMENT DAS HANDELSABKOMMEN CETA ABLEHNT

In letzter Zeit wurde viel über das TTIP-Abkommen zwischen der EU und den USA berichtet, das in unseren Augen eine Bedrohung der Bürger*innen auf beiden Seiten des Atlantiks darstellt. Es gibt jedoch ein weiteres Abkommen, über das bald im Europäischen Parlament abgestimmt wird und das Anlass zu ähnlichen Bedenken gibt. Das CETA-Abkommen zwischen der EU und Kanada unterscheidet sich zwar von TTIP, sein Inhalt ist aber keinesfalls weniger besorgniserregend. Im Folgenden werden einige Gründe für unsere Bedenken genannt. more

28 April 2016

12 reasons the Green/EFA Group is opposed to CETA

You’ve heard a lot recently 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

26 April 2016

European mayors, councillors sign statement against new generation trade deals

Barcelona Declaration calls for suspension of TTIP, TiSA talks, and to halt CETA ratification more

22 April 2016

Open letter to President Obama

Re: Hannover Industrial Fair Visit, April 23 2016 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

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

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