EPSU signs transatlantic statement opposing investor rights chapter in CETA

{More than 100 organizations sign transatlantic statement opposing dangerous investor “rights” chapter in CETA} (5 December 2013) EU and Canada continue negotiating an investment protection chapter in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in spite of growing opposition from trade unions and civil society. EPSU’s recent meeting on EU trade policy discussed many of the problems. The conclusions of the meeting recognised that countering the CETA investor-to-state dispute settlement is important in light of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the United States (TTIP). - For the joint statement on CETA see document below:
Stop the Corporate Giveaway! A transatlantic plea for sanity in the EU–Canada CETA negotiations - 25 November 2013
Also available on the website of The Transnational Institute (TNI) of Policy Studies at [www.tni.org->http://www.tni.org/pressrelease/more-100-organizations-sign-transatlantic-statement-opposing-dangerous-investor-rights]
- For the report of the EPSU trade meeting "{The politics of Globalization and public services: putting EU´s trade and investment agenda in its place}" 14 November 2013 see [http://www.epsu.org/a/9746->http://www.epsu.org/a/9746]