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  1. El TTIP podría abrir las compuertas a una marea de casos de arbitraje de inversión contra España y otros países europeos

    Cecilia Olivet, Hilde van der Pas
    26 October 2015
    Article

    La inclusión del mecanismo de solución de controversias inversor-Estado en el TTIP representa una amenaza especialmente grave para la ciudadanía y para los Gobiernos que deseen legislar en pro del interés público.

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    Addressing Europe’s Drug Problem: Combating Drug Trafficking and Substance Misuse

    28 October 2015 - Event

    This International Symposium provides a timely opportunity for practitioners and stakeholders across Europe to discuss the latest challenges and consider the next steps needed to win the fight against illicit drug trafficking and substance misuse through holistic, multi-level and cross-border approaches. Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all key partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders. The Symposium will support the exchange of ideas and encourage delegates to engage in thought-provoking topical debate.
     

  3. La relación comercial entre la UE y EE UU, en estado crítico

    07 October 2015
    In the media

    El País - Una sentencia del Tribunal de Justicia de la UE empaña el débil estado de las negociaciones del TTIP.

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    Cannabis policy in the Czech Republic

    Tereza Filipková
    28 September 2015
    Article

    The Czech drug-related legislation is quite extensive and includes laws as well as various by-laws. The most important feature of the Czech legislative system is that criminal law does not consider drug use to be a criminal offence. The new Czech Criminal Code introduced a brand-new sig­nificant feature into the Czech legal system – the differentiation between cannabis and other nar­cotic drugs and psychotropic substances.

  5. Geen onrechtmatige grondverwerving in Europese Unie

    03 September 2015
    In the media

    Agri Holland - Minister Koenders van Buitenlandse Zaken en staatssecretaris Dijksma van Economische Zaken hebben geen aanwijzing dat er in de Europese Unie stelselmatig sprake is van onrechtmatige grondverwerving.

  6. Farmland grabbing spreads in Europe

    17 June 2015
    In the media

    Deutsche Welle - Europe was thought to be spared global investors' growing appetite for farmland. But a new study shows that they've long since sunk their teeth into the EU. In some areas, foreign investors own over a third of farmland.

  7. UE-Celac: manifestantes organizan tres días de movilización frente a la cumbre

    08 June 2015
    In the media

    La Tercera - Medio centenar de organizaciones y movimientos sociales de Latinoamérica y Europa han iniciado hoy tres días de movilización de cara a la cumbre entre la Unión Europea (UE) y la Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños (Celac), que tendrá lugar el 10 y 11 junio de 2015 en Bruselas.

  8. Lawyers subverting the public interest

    • Cecilia Olivet, Pietje Vervest, Pia Eberhardt, Fabian Flues
    15 April 2015
    Policy briefing

    In response to growing public criticism of international investment law, a new lobby group has emerged, EFILA, seeking to influence European officials. This briefing exposes how EFILA represents an attempt by the arbitration industry to fend off much-needed reforms in order to protect a highly lucrative business.

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    La brecha entre las leyes de EE UU y UE retrasa el ‘macrotratado’ comercial

    Belén Domínguez Cebrián
    01 March 2015
    In the media

    La cooperación regulatoria entre Estados Unidos y la Unión Europea —la armonización de leyes que afectan directamente a la producción y el comercio— se ha convertido en el centro de las negociaciones del Acuerdo de Asociación Transatlántica para el Comercio y la Inversión (TTIP, por sus siglas en inglés).

  10. Why is Europe refusing to change course on drugs?

    Ian Dunt
    04 February 2015
    In the media

    Is Europe being left behind? Sometimes it feels that way. In the US, Colorado and Washington have regulated recreational cannabis use, with Oregon and Alaska following suit. Uruguay is doing the same. Latin America leaders across the continent are turning against the war on drugs.