For a Citizen’s Trade Agenda
'This is a fight we can win' says Susan George as she delivered the opening speech during the GUE/NLG meeting against TTIP.
On 9 December a conference was attended by activists, parliamentarians and trade unionists from both sides of the Atlantic, discussing trade agreements; 'STOP TTIP, CETA, TISA For a citizen’s trade agenda"
The complete session of the parliamentary group can be viewed here. (available in multiple languages)
Susan George starts her speech at 10:00 stating the TTIP is dangerous and must be refused absolutely and in its entirety. It is a case of the people vs. the transnational corporations, and it is a fight we can win, if we can make TTIP public enough.
A petition rejecting the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) agreement gathered over a million signatures, opponents to the project gathered in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss tactics on how to put an end to the ongoing negotiations between the commission and the US.
Coverage in the media
Stop TTIP, CETA, TISA! Pravda.sk
Más de un millón de firmas contra el TTIP para Juncker por su cumpleaños Diagonalperiodico.net
Milioi bat TTIPen aurka Berria.eus
El acuerdo transatlántico entre la UE y EEUU, a debate público en Bruselas Economiasolidaria.org
'Everyone has a good reason' to fight TTIP The Parliament Magazine.eu