Trade The interests of people and the planet must be put before the interests of big business

6 September 2017

Friends of the Earth Europe welcomes the decision of the Belgian government to file a request for an opinion to the European Court of Justice on the Investment Court System (ICS) included in the EU-Canada trade deal CETA [1]. The ECJ will now examine if the ICS is compatible with the European Treaties. An opinion from the Court finding an incompatibility would put the future of the CETA ratification in doubt.

18 July 2017

Today, Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev has referred to the Constitutional Court a request for a mandatory interpretation of the provisions of the Constitution concerning the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States (CETA).

Bulgaria

The US-EU trade deal and EU-Canada trade deals are a Trojan horse treaties; dangerous deals that put big business ahead of our society, health and environment.

 

Together we can stop these Trojan horse treaties unravelling our hard-won standards, and act to put people and the planet before profits.

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