EU Investment Policy

S2B refutes European Commission’s defense of controversial investor-to-state dispute settlement

The European Commission recently issued two papers to address growing concerns among civil society and the wider general public over inclusion of the increasingly controversial investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS) in the EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Protection agreement...
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EU Investment Policy

The right to say no

EU-Canada trade agreement threatens fracking bans As European Union (EU) member states consider the implications of environmentally risky shale gas development (fracking), negotiations are underway for a controversial EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) which would grant investors...
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EU Investment Policy

European and Canadian Workers United in their Concerns about the EU-Canada Trade negotiations

In a joint statement released on 24 January 2013, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) and the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) have taken a common position on the on-going negotiations of a bilateral Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)...
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