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.

07 October 2014

TTIP Talks: a Council coup d'état?

No US-Commission stocktaking in Rome on October 14, but Froman will meet trade ministers. more

01 October 2014

EU citizens don’t want their democracy undermined by ISDS. And they are not alone.

Guest blog: The campaign against TTIP and CETA has rightly identified investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) as a serious problem for democracy and development, but it should be remembered that western Europe is not its primary victim. more

30 September 2014

Malmström hearing: in-out ISDS stance fails to convince

Commissioner-designate back tracks, providing little in the way of a "new start" for TTIP talks more

29 September 2014

TTIP's energy chapter: a key to "lock-in" climate chaos

Guest blog: Not only would the inclusion of an energy chapter fail to address energy security in the EU, it will also create bigger, potentially catastrophic, problems for the future. more

29 September 2014

Malmström embroiled in fresh ISDS controversy as EP hearing commences

Tough questions ahead for future trade commissioner after weekend of flip-flopping more

25 September 2014

Oh Canada! CETA killed off the FQD

What you won’t hear at this week’s EU-Canada summit more

22 September 2014

The ECI rejection: a silver-lining on a dark cloud?

The Commission’s own-goal may only serve to bolster citizens’ determination more

22 September 2014

EU Ombudsman opens public consultation on transparency in TTIP

Public are invited to submit proposals by October 31 more

17 September 2014

TTIP and TiSA: big pressure to trade away privacy

Analysis for Statewatch by Ralf Bendrath more

17 September 2014

Investor State Dispute Settlement dominates CETA debate in Strasbourg

MEPs raise doubts on whether Canadian deal will pass Parliament scrutiny in 2015 more