Self-organised European Citizens’ Initiative against TTIP. Has the EU heard its citizens’ voices?

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?

TTIP and Food Safety concerns

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