ISDS/EU-Canada trade agreement No to undemocratic arbitration courts for investors

Press Release - Brussels, 29 February

The European Commission today published its final proposals on an EU-Canada free trade agreement (CETA). Concerning the…


The latest on trade and development policy: February 2016

12th round of talks on the transatlantic free trade agreement with the USA, TTIP

The 12th round of talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,…


The Green Alternative to the Dublin System: A Preference Based Allocation System for Asylum Seekers within the EU

Together with her colleagues from the Greens/EFA Group in the European Parliament, Ska has launched a paper on the Green alternative to the Dublin system today.…


The latest on trade and development policy: a TiSA special

Last week the European Parliament adopted the report on the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) by a large majority. Although we worked very intensively on the…


TiSA international services agreement EU Parliament misses opportunity

PRESS RELEASE - Strasbourg, 3 February 2016

The European Parliament today adopted a resolution setting out its position with regard to the ongoing negotiations…


My plenary speech: Our Trade Relations with West Africa Need a Human Rights Dimension

We need human rights with teeth! The European Commission is close to finalizing its free trade agreement with the West African countries. But the commission…