Author: Iana Dreyer

CETA: Business accuses Commission of not protecting treaties ahead of rocky member state endorsement process
CETA Internal EU politics

CETA: Business accuses Commission of not protecting treaties ahead of rocky member state endorsement process

  On Thursday and Friday (22 & 23 September), EU trade ministers are set to decide whether to endorse CETA, and on the next steps for its ratification. Business is highly nervous about the prospects the Canadian trade deal awaiting signature and ratification. It is also highly dissatisfied about the Commission’s decision to declare it …

Internal EU politics United States & TTIP

Head of German Catholic Church says TTIP can contribute to fairer world economic order

He is Catholic, he is German, and his family name is Marx. You’d think he is against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership currently under negotiation between the EU and the United States. But in fact he approves of TTIP.   Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German Bishop’s Conference, and also …