Trade, Public Services
Oct. 27, 2022
New Commission Communication “The power of trade partnerships: together for green and just economic growth
In June 2022 the European Commission published a Communication “The power of trade partnerships: together for green and just economic growth” that strengthens the Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) provisions of EU trade agreements.
Nov. 29, 2019
We should aim for “private sufficiency and public luxury”. These were opening remarks at the EPSU workshop on public services and trade, organised jointly with AK EUROPA, ÖGB Europabüro and ETUC on 19 November 2019 in Brussels.
Jun. 27, 2019
Public Services unions in Inter-Americas speaking out against corporate power – a complete transformation needed
Attacks on trade union rights, the growth of corporate power and capture of the state by these companies and the impact of privatisation were among the themes discussed at the regional conference for the InterAmericas of PSI.
Mar. 01, 2017
Speaking at the European Parliament TiSA intergroup meeting, Penny Clarke of EPSU said: ‘It has been a year since the European Parliament adopted a resolution which laid down a number of ‘red lines’ for TiSA, now might be a good time to reflect on what we have learnt over the past 12 months.
Feb. 28, 2017
The focus of the update: 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).