Trade and Development Policy News: November 2015 edition

Report on Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) Postponed to January

Last week, the TiSA negotiators met again in Geneva. The European Union has been chairing the…

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Migration

My Report to Establish a Complaint Mechanism at Frontex

Yesterday the European Parliament adopted my report on a complaint mechanism for the European border agency FRONTEX. Refugees and migrants did not have the…

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Migration

The EU-Turkey Deal turns a blind eye on Human Rights

The European Union stands for Fundamental Rights, but where are they in the EU-Turkey deal? This deal ensures that refugees are detained in Turkey, while the…

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News from the Committee on International Trade: October 2015

1. TTIP negotiations: no real progress

This week saw the 11th round of negotiations on the TTIP transatlantic trade agreement in Miami. The negotiations were…

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Migration

Speech in Plenary on Refugees: EU fails to adress the crucial issues

In the Balkans there is a humanitarian crisis and it should be obvious that refugees need shelter food and water. The European Heads of States acknowledged…

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Turkey

Letter to the Turkish prime minister

Together with other MEPs Ska signed a letter to the Turkish prime minister Davutoğlu. You can find the letter in English below and in Turkish when you follow…

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