30 September 2014

GM Food and EU-US Trade Deal

Negotiations on a transatlantic trade deal between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) threaten the EU’s ability to regulate imports, authorisations and safety checks of genetically modified (GM) food and seeds, which could mean an increase in GM imports to the EU. more

29 September 2014

TTIP: No to backroom deals that would imperil our health, environment and welfare

The undersigned organisations hereby express our deep concern and firm opposition to the avenue
taken by the TTIP negotiations over “regulation” of vital areas such as chemicals, food standards,
and financial regulation. more

29 September 2014


How the European trade agenda continues to undermine access
to medicines more

29 September 2014

Letter to Ambassador Froman

We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our deep concerns about proposals for the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA, otherwise known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) that would threaten efforts to label food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). more

25 September 2014

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the Role of Computable General Equilibrium Modelling: An Exercise in ‘Managing Fictional Expectations’

Negotiations between the world’s two largest trading partners, the European Union (EU) and the United States (US), on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) have been on-going since July 2013. more

25 September 2014

Making Sense of the CETA

An analysis of the final text of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. more

18 September 2014

Toxic Partnership Revealed

A leaked text for the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) from the European
Commission shows that negotiations favour business interests over the protection of citizens’ health
and the environment. The leaked “chemicals annex” 1 closely follows the chemical industry’s agenda
for TTIP to minimize regulatory differences between the US and the EU more

15 September 2014

TAFTA Could Make You Sick: A Backdoor for Food Contamination

A “trade” deal only in name, TAFTA would require the United States and EU to conform domestic financial laws and regulations, climate policies, food and product safety standards, data privacy protections and other non-trade policies to TAFTA rules more

15 September 2014

TAFTA as Monsanto’s Plan B: A Backdoor to Genetically Modified Food

U.S. and EU TAFTA negotiators, advised by the world’s largest agribusinesses, have used coded language in pushing for TAFTA rules that could chill attempts to label food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and government approvals of GMO seeds and cultivation of GMO crops more

11 September 2014

Factsheet on TiSA and financial_services

Publisher: World Economy, Ecology & Development more