Author: Editor Borderlex

Internal EU politics

In brief: MEPs from centre-left in revolt against Harnessing Globalisation

MEPs from the centre-left group S&D in the European Parliament are about to release a declaration in response to the Commission’s recently released Harnessing Globalisation report.   Whereas the Commission paper report has been welcomed in most trade circles, left and right of the political spectrum, a group of trade-sceptic MEPs …

Tersen: France’s Macron will want ‘fairness’, sustainability in EU trade deals
Internal EU politics Social & human rights

Tersen: France’s Macron will want ‘fairness’, sustainability in EU trade deals

  Denis Tersen, a senior civil servant and trade policy veteran of France, tells Borderlex what to expect from the French approach to trade policy under its new president Emmanuel Macron. Tersen also offers suggestions to ensure trade policy gains back its legitimacy in the European public’s distrustful eye.   …