On the eve of the CETA vote, members of the “Progressive Caucus” organised a conference in the European Parliament with the title “Reasons and Means to Reject CETA”. Stop TTIP was invited to give an account of the European movement against CETA and TTIP.
We are delighted at the great result of the Austrian popular initiative against the neoliberal trade agreements TTIP, CETA and TiSA. It proves that people, when they have a voice, will clearly demand that democracy is not eroded by corporate privileges.
With the EU Parliament’s final vote on CETA (the EU-Canada trade deal) fast approaching, pro-CETA groups are flooding their media streams with advertisements and appeals.
In one last step before the final plenary vote, the European Parliament’s Committee on International Trade (INTA) voted in favour of CETA.
Yesterday’s MEP vote in the environment committee is telling in many ways: By endorsing CETA, certain committee members voted against the environment, against public health and against food safety. The protection of these very issues are however, at heart of Europe’s citizens.
A handy guide to make calling Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on CETA easy as a stroll in the park.
In a big blow to the people and the planet, the European Parliament’s Environmental Committee voted to give their consent to CETA this morning.
On February 1st the members of the European Parliament (EP) will vote on CETA, the free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada. The options are clear, you can vote pro, con or abstain.