Informazioni di base

Here you’ll find a list with relevant background information about TTIP, TTP and CETA in English, French and German.

ENGLISH

A Brave New Transatlantic Partnership. The proposed EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP/TAFTA), and its socio-economic & environmental consequences (Seattle to Brussels Network)
“A Brave New Transatlantic Partnership” is a preliminary analysis of the socio-economic, environmental and geo-political implications of a transatlantic trade deal.
https://www.tni.org/sites/www.tni.org/files/download/brave_new_atlantic_partnership.pdf

The hidden cost of EU trade deals (Friends of the Earth Europe)
This report compiles all publicly available data on investor-state dispute settlement cases taken against EU member states since 1994. It highlights the irrefutable attack on recent EU accession countries and the environment, as well as the cost this system has already had on EU taxpayers and European democracy.
http://www.foeeurope.org/hidden-cost-eu-trade-deals

Tens of Thousands of U.S. Firms Would Obtain New Powers to Launch Investor-State Attacks against European Policies via CETA and TTIP (Public Citizen)
New analysis of data on U.S. corporations with investments in Europe reveal that were the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to be enacted with investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions, more than 47,000 U.S.-owned firms would be newly empowered to launch ISDS attacks on European policies and government actions.
http://www.citizen.org/documents/EU-ISDS-liability.pdf

Trade: time for a new vision - The Alternative Trade Mandate
The Alternative Trade Mandate Alliance is an alliance of development and farmers’ groups, Fair Trade activists, trade unionists, migrant workers, environmentalists, women’s, human rights, faith and consumer groups from all over Europe, developing an alternative vision of European trade policy that puts people and planet before big business.
https://www.tni.org/files/download/trade-time_for_a_new_vision.pdf

Making Sense of the CETA (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
An Analysis of the Final Text of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement
http://power-shift.de/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Making-Sense-of-the-CETA-Analysis-CCPA-and-otherNGOs-25Sept-2014.pdf

A transatlantic bill of rights (Corporate Europe)
Investor privileges in EU-US trade deal threaten public interest and democracy
http://corporateeurope.org/sites/default/files/publications/corporate-bill-of-rights.pdf

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is not about free trade. It’s a corporate coup d’état—against us! (Flush the TPP)
http://www.flushthetpp.org/trans-pacific-partnership-corporate-coup-detat-against-us/

10 Tall Tales on Trade: Fact-Checking Obama’s Top Trade Official (Public Citizen)
http://citizen.typepad.com/eyesontrade/2015/01/10-tall-tales-about-trade-fact-checking-obamas-top-trade-official.html

CETA : Open letter and briefing paper
Open letter (September 25), Briefing paper

FRENCH

CETA : impacts démocratiques, sociaux, environnementaux et alimentaires (Michael Cermak)
http://de.scribd.com/doc/239063626/UE-Canada-CETA-Points-de-preoccupation-impacts-democratiques-sociaux-environnementaux-alimentaires-pdf

TTIP: La coopération réglementaire est l’outil ultime pour empêcher ou affaiblir les futures normes d’intérêt général en faveur des citoyens, des travailleurs, des consommateurs et de l’environnement
Déclaration des organisations de la société civile sur la coopération
réglementaire dans le TTIP

http://corporateeurope.org/sites/default/files/be-statement_regulatory_cooperation_feb_2015_1.pdf

Non à la fracturation hydraulique!
Comment l’accord UE-États-Unis pourrait encourager son utilisation.
https://www.tni.org/sites/www.tni.org/files/download/ttip-isds-fracking-briefingfr.pdf

Le TTIP, arme de destruction massive des PME (Olivier Derruine)
Comme les petites et moyennes entreprises risquent d’être écrasées par les multinationales – américaines ou européennes – qui seront les véritables gagnantes du TTIP.
http://www.revuenouvelle.be/Le-TTIP-arme-de-destruction-massive-des-PME

GERMAN

TTIP-READER (Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung)
Eine Sammlung von Texten und Positionen, die die Problemfelder aus der Sicht verschiedener Organisationen beleuchten.
http://www.ttip-unfairhandelbar.de/fileadmin/download/material/ttip-reader_fin-web.pdf

Was steckt im EU-Kanada Freihandelsabkommen (CETA)? (Powershift)
Es werden die Kernthemen Investitionsschutz, Finanzdienstleistungen, Öffentliche Daseinsvorsorge, Regulatorische Kooperation, Landwirtschaft, ArbeitnehmerInnenrechte sowie Nachhaltigkeit und Umwelt behandelt.
http://power-shift.de/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Deutsche-Zusammenfassung-von-Making-Sense-of-the-CETA_PowerShift_November-2014.pdf

TTIP-Verhandlungsdokument zeigt deutlich: EU-Verhandlungsposition höhlt Demokratie aus! (LobbyControl und Corporate Europe Observatory)
In dem Artikel wird erklärt, wie die EU-Kommission mit ihren Positionen bei TTIP die Demokratie gefährdet. Die Position zu sogenannter ”regulatorischer Kooperation” könnte den Handlungsspielraum von demokratischer Politik massiv einengen und Unternehmenslobbyisten neue, privilegierte Einflussmöglichkeiten schaffen
https://www.lobbycontrol.de/2015/01/ttip-verhandlungsdokument-zeigt-deutlich-eu-verhandlungsposition-hoehlt-demokratie-aus/

Mythen des Freihandels – Attac entkräftet Argumente der TTIP-Befürworter
Eine Handreichung mit Argumenten, um einige dieser einseitigen Darstellungen zu entkräften.
http://www.attac.de/kampagnen/freihandelsfalle-ttip/hintergrund/ttip-mythen/