How is big business using the EU's trade and investment agreements to sideline people, planet and democracy?
Jan Eric Frydman arrives with a CV that reads like the dream biography of an international corporate player, and is set to have a key role in steering the Commissioner's approach to TTIP.
375 civil society organisations from across Europe have called on MEPs to protect citizens, workers, and the environment from the threats posed by the controversial TTIP talks.
"We urge the negotiators to remove regulatory cooperation from the TTIP negotiations"
This short video about "regulatory cooperation" under TTIP, explains why it represents a threat to democracy.
On Monday, 19 January, CEO submitted a complaint to the European Ombudsman regarding maladministration at the European Commission of an access to information request about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
CEO, Compassion in World Farming, ARC2020, Friends of the Earth Europe and Via Campesina co-publish a brochure spelling out the threats of a potental Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to the future of good food and farming. Proponents of TTIP argue that it will increase trade leading to economic growth and jobs. But opponents have voiced many concerns, including its impact on food and farming on both sides of the Atlantic and its potential to underm ine a more sustainable food system.
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