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Transparency – EP & COM still at odds over access to TTIP documents

A European Parliament trade committee report on “transparency, accountability and integrity in the EU institutions”, with the group’s chief Bernd Lange as rapporteur is underway. It calls for more transparency in the EU’s Common Commercial Policy. It regrets in particular that access to so-called confidential documents on TTIP remains restricted: …

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TTIP Round 11

TTIP Round 11 is being held this week. The new round comes as the United States has started putting off decisions on trade to after the 2016 presidential elections just after it concluded TPP.   Trade negotiators are set to discuss the second tariff offer both have exchanged last week …

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Unregistered European Citizens Initiative against TTIP to hand over 3 million signatures to Commission

A campaign group against TTIP and CETA has continued gathering signatures despite the fact that the EU Commission refused to register it as a formal European Citizens Initiative in September 2014. After that rebuff, the STOP TTIP group decided to continue operating as a ‘self-organised’ initiative. “We follow the rules …