EPSU has sent a letter to members of the European Parliament to express their regret on the likelihood of the European Parliament’s support on the vote which will take place in December regarding the Japan for an Economic Partnership (EUJEP).
Nov. 29, 2018
Oct. 30, 2018
More than 300 civil society organizations from 73 countries urge real reform at United Nations discussions on Corporate Investor Rights
Today more than 300 civil society groups and trade unions – including PSI and EPSU – urge governments participating in United Nations (UN) meetings in Vienna this week to overhaul the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) system contained within many international trade and investment agreements.
Sep. 28, 2018
The global union movement will use this year’s World Day to highlight the deeply entrenched injustice of the global economic system alongside shrinking democratic space and deteriorating labour rights in many countries on 7 October 2018.
Dec. 19, 2017
Workshop organised on 30 November by AK EUROPA, EPSU and the ÖGB Europabüro brought together experts associated with the European Commission, the European Parliament, NGOs, trade unions and academics - Final report 'Assessing the claimed benefits of the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)' January 2018
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
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.