Alert! Call for mobilisation
President Barack Obama, EU Council President Van Rompuy and EU Commission President Barroso committed on Feb 13 to start EU-US trade and investment negotiations, which may strongly affect social, labor and environmental rights in both sides of the Atlantic and deepen global trade and investment liberalization. Indeed, elites from both sides explicitly aim at greater transatlantic regulatory convergence and harmonization of future regulations between the EU and the US, in the only interests of transnational corporations and financial industry. Join us to oppose this “free trade” agenda (…)
European Union and United States to launch negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
13th February 2013 – Statement from United States President Barack Obama, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso. Official EU Press Release. Read also some background documents from the preparatory process: Final Report – High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth.