Commission rejects MEPs’ request for full ban on ratchet and standstill clauses in TiSA

1-Jul-2016Vieuws The European Commission has rejected a recommendation put forward by the European Parliament in February’s resolution to fully exclude the application of the standstill and ratchet clauses in the Trade in Services Agreement

EU, services, TiSA

Key issues

Trade or human rights? Integrity of State Department trafficking report still an open question

1-Jul-2016 AFL-CIO"The Administration appears to be resolute in forging a flawed trade agreement with countries that currently violate fundamental labor and human rights."

human rights, labour | workers’ rights, Malaysia, Thailand, TPP, US

Texts of agreements

14-Jun-2016  | PACER-plus draft chapters (2013-2016) 17 leaked chapters dated from 2013 to 2016
25-May-2016  | TiSA - draft annexes (2015) As leaked by Wikileaks on 25 May 2016
4-May-2016  | UE-Tunisie (ALECA) - textes initiaux (avril 2016) Publié par la Commission européenne
3-May-2016  | EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft text (April 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace


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