EU Trade related News and Resources, Newsletter 4, December 2015

Pressure from US negotiators in TTIP in 2013 led to dropping of planned EU legislation to restrict unhealthy pesticides According to documents quoted by the British newspaper the Guardian and recently obtained by Pesticides Action Network (PAN) Europe, the U.S. Mission to Europe and the American Chambers of Commerce solicited EU officials to abandon their intention of … Continue reading EU Trade related News and Resources, Newsletter 4, December 2015

WIDE+ undersigns statement against regulatory cooperation in TTIP negotiations

Regulatory cooperation is the ultimate tool to prevent or weaken future public interest standards for citizens, workers, consumers, and the environment. This is the key message from the statement signed by around 170 civil society organizations on regulatory cooperation in the negotiations on TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a neo-liberal trade agreement) between the … Continue reading WIDE+ undersigns statement against regulatory cooperation in TTIP negotiations