Dutch coalition against TTIP gains momentum

Over 8,000 people from all over the Netherlands gathered in Amsterdam on Saturday to voice objections to the free trade agreements CETA, TiSA and TTIP. Farmers, students, parents with children, union members and activists joined…

The Big #TTIPalarm Festival

Would you like to know what the latest developments are relating to the TTIP and CETA treaties, and what is contained in the #TTIPleaks documents? Are you curious which types of trade arrangement contribute to…

Three million signatures against TTIP

The citizen’s initiative Stop TTIP and other CSOs will today present over 3 million signatures against TTIP to the European Commission. Never before have so many citizens signed a public petition in Europe. TTIP and…

Will TTIP realise economic growth and more jobs?

TTIP (the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) is a free-trade agreement that has gained much attention in Europe in the past year – not least in the Netherlands. Growing numbers of people are concerned about…

TTIP Action week

For over two years, the US and the European Union are negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). This week, SOMO (among others) calls for action by co-organising a TTIP action week. Publication /…

Debate: Would you like a cup of TTIP

For over two years now, the US and the European Union are negotiating a new free trade agreement (TTIP). What is discussed exactly, we don’t know; the negotiations are held in secret. But what are…

Protests Against TTIP

On Saturday 11 October, the European Day of Action, people in 400 European cities protested against the much-discussed free trade agreement between Europe and the US, TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). Meanwhile, over 500,000…

Editorial SOMO News: TTIP and democracy

How can we regain democratic control and influence processes that threaten to undermine it? These are relevant questions in view of the negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The TTIP is negotiated…

TTIP threatens financial reform and the public interest

In the last few years, several SOMO researchers have studied these subjects of the TTIP negotiations. TTIP further explained by SOMO researcher Myriam Vander Stichele As more than one third of the total global trade…