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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.

19 November 2016

The scandal about to hit the European Parliament on CETA

What is happening in our only directly-elected EU institution is shocking. Here’s why. more

08 November 2016

Citizens urged to get active on CETA vote

VIDEO: New campaign phase for the CETA CHECK! launches today 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

06 September 2016

TTIP: dead or dormant?

A week of ministerial criticisms have almost undone the TTIP talks. Or so we are to believe. 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

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 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

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

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