Jul. 26, 2017
current debates on future EU trade & investment policy, including on the gender dimension - a new EC ‘non-paper’ on trade and sustainable development Chapters - developments MIC project - UN Treaty on business and human rights - recent EPSU-PSI Japan Council statement on JEFTA - TiSA publications - CETA provisional application 21 September - Brexit - EU-Ukraine DCFTA & health and social care
Jul. 17, 2017
It is one year since the failed coup attempt 15 and 16 July 2016. This coup attempt was condemned by Turkish, European and international trade unions.
Jul. 05, 2017
Yesterday’s vote (4 July) in the European Parliament extends the EC proposal for public country-by-country reporting -CBCR- by large multinationals to all their operations worldwide, not just those in the EU.
Jun. 29, 2017
Japanese and European public service unions condemn secrecy in trade negotiations and the lack of a progressive agenda addressing people’s concerns
Today Public services unions from Europe and Japan have sent an open letter to Cecilia Malstrom and Fumio Kishida demanding greater transparency in the negotiations to reach a trade agreement between Japan and the EU (JEFTA).
Jun. 27, 2017
The European Citizens’ Initiative Right2Water was the first ever ECI to collect nearly 2 million signatures. Its key demand to implement the human right to water and sanitation of the UN nto EU legislation has not moved forward though.