Tag: ISDS

European Parliament TTIP vote cancelled ‘because of huge public pressure’

European Parliament TTIP vote cancelled ‘because of huge public pressure’

In unusual circumstances, the planned vote on 10 June in the European Parliament on  the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), an EU-US trade deal currently being negotiated, has been postponed. The TTIP resolution was referred back to the committee on the basis of article 175 of the rules of procedure.  Today (10 June), the Parliament […]

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2 million sign European Citizens’ Initiative against EU-US trade deal

2 million sign European Citizens’ Initiative against EU-US trade deal

The European Citizens’ Initiative ‘Stop TTIP’ has reached a new record number of signatures a few days ahead of a critical vote on TTIP in the European Parliament. With 2 million signatories, this is the largest European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) since the introduction of the instrument in 2012. In order for an ECI to be […]

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European Parliament this week: Ukraine, US trade agreement, EU relations with other countries

European Parliament this week: Ukraine, US trade agreement, EU relations with other countries

MEPs vote on financial aid to Ukraine this week and debate the EU-US free trade agreement, also known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Meanwhile European Parliament delegations visit Washington to debate data protection with US government representatives and also Yerevan in Armenia to discuss EU relations with countries near its eastern border. […]

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Europeans ‘don’t want investor state dispute settlement in trade agreements’

Europeans ‘don’t want investor state dispute settlement in trade agreements’

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The European Commission today (13 January) released the results of a public consultation on the investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Between 27 March and 13 July 2014, the Commission had invited citizens to comment on various aspects of ISDS and received a record number of nearly 150,000 […]

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S&Ds accept Malmström nomination but call on Juncker to clarify stand on ISDS

S&Ds accept Malmström nomination but call on Juncker to clarify stand on ISDS

On 30 September, the Socialists and Democrats backed the nomination of Cecilia Malmström in a vote of the all-party international trade committee, but now request a clarification from Commission president-elect Juncker on his stance on investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms (ISDS) ahead of the final vote on the full college of commissioners. The S&D Group had […]

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