Posted on 07. December 2015 by Simona Pronckute The citizens’ initiative is set out in Article 11(4) of the Treaty on the European Union.1 The European citizens’ initiative allows one million EU citizens to participate directly in the development of EU policies, by calling on the European Commission to make a legislative proposal. Since the entry … Continue reading Self-organised European Citizens’ Initiative against TTIP. Has the EU heard its citizens’ voices?
Posted on 27. May 2015 by Michelle Steenvoorden The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a trade agreement that is presently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US). Its aim is to remove trade barriers in a wide range of economic sectors, including the agricultural and food sector, to make … Continue reading TTIP and Food Safety concerns
Posted on 19. December 2014 by Laura Virué Escalera Spain needs three million jobs in the short term and yet an international agreement that promises to deliver 140.000 new jobs to Spain – albeit in a distant and uncertain future – does not seem to be a strong reason for the public opinion to wake up. … Continue reading TTIP, who cares?