Have you heard about TTIP yet? TTIP, or the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, is a Free Trade Agreement currently being negotiated between the European Union and the United States of America. This vast deal, while having potential benefits, could have serious and long term consequences for the well-being of European citizens as well as people across the globe. We are QCEA believe that TTIP threatens not only hard-won labour and environmental rights, but it also endangers the democratic nature of European governments. At the very least, QCEA believes that TTIP should include an exit strategy: a sunset clause.

Read Chris Diskin’s background paper to understand more about TTIP. (Click here to download a pdf)