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. 26, 2017
Jun. 29, 2017
Unions, civil society and ten thousands to G20: we need fair trade, social and climate justice and more democracy
The leaders of the G20 will meet for their annual meeting, 7-8 July in Hamburg. Trade unions and civil society will be present to underline their demands for Another World.
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).
May. 30, 2017
On 16 and 17 May 2017 Ukrainian trade unions, ILO, ITUC, PERC and EPSU organised a workshop to exchange information on the health care reforms recently implemented or planned in Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova.
Mar. 16, 2017
In response to the EC consultation on the Multilateral Investment Court (MIC) that closed on 15 March, EPSU argues that the EC proposal would do little to address the fundamental flaws in the investor-to state dispute settlement system
Mar. 01, 2017
Speaking at the European Parliament TiSA intergroup meeting, Penny Clarke, said: ‘It has been a year since the European Parliament adopted a resolution which laid down a number of ‘red lines’ for TiSA,
Feb. 28, 2017
The focus of the update is on: The EP plenary vote on CETA (15 February 2017) and next steps. EC consultation on a Multilateral Investment Court (MIC). The recent stalling of TiSA negotiations. EU development policy and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Feb. 15, 2017
The Green 10 today urged MEPs voting on CETA in Strasbourg to reject the flawed EU-Canadian trade deal in an open letter
The coalition of trade unions and civil society grounds wrote: At noon today you will be voting on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA)