On September 23 EU trade ministers met in Bratislava to discuss the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada. A large demonstration took place at the same time, this is Carlo Petrini’s message … Continued
The EU has been debating with the US and Canada on two major trade agreements: TTIP and CETA respectively. Both agreements have been loudly contested by Slow Food and civil society at large, as they grant special rights to corporations whilst threatening democracy, the environment and social standards. So, how far are we now in the negotiations?
In response to the ongoing negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) and on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), more than 200 European organizations, including Slow Food, launched a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI): a tool to request that the European Commission deal with a subject and introduce a legislative proposal.