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TTIP is not about trade, it's about us

Blog entry by Susan Cohen Jehoram | February 22, 2016

European and American trade negotiators have a tough week ahead of them. They are meeting behind closed doors to negotiate a new Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) We want to put an end to these negotiations...

Greenpeace activists block secret TTIP talks

Press release | February 22, 2016 at 7:42

Brussels – Greenpeace activists have blocked EU and US negotiators from holding secret talks in Brussels for a trade deal that would give multinational corporations unprecedented power.

Commission slams weak implementation of EU law against illegal logging

Press release | February 18, 2016 at 14:35

In a review of legislation to combat illegal logging, the European Commission has said EU countries must significantly step up efforts to keep illegal timber off the EU market [1].

TTIP Q&A – unpacking EU-US trade talks

Publication | February 17, 2016 at 11:00

Find the answers to all these questions at the link below.

Commission is blind to renewables’ potential, keeps Europe stuck on gas

Press release | February 16, 2016 at 11:40

Brussels – The Commission today published a gas package proposal which fails to recognise that renewables and energy efficiency can secure Europe’s energy supply. It defies the commitments taken under the Paris climate agreement last December.

From ISDS to ICS: a leopard can’t change its spots

Publication | February 12, 2016 at 9:00

This position paper illustrates Greenpeace’s position on the Commission proposal for an Investment Court System (ICS). The Commission presented the proposal at the end of 2015, after its initial approach to Investor-to-State Dispute Settlement...

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