The European Commission has denied that heavily redacted documents about meetings with Big Tobacco companies have anything to do with EU-US trade talks for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
More than 30 organisations are teaming up for a major demonstration against TTIP and CETA, with concerns ranging from the end of cultural diversity in Europe to devastating effects the deals could have in developing countries. EurActiv Germany reports .
Paraguay, which holds the rotating presidency of Mercosur, will host representatives of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, to formulate a common position on a trade agreement with the European Union, the Paraguayan Foreign Ministry announced.
Norway's gigantic sovereign wealth fund announced yesterday (17 August) it was divesting from four large Asian companies over the environmental damage their palm oil activities have on tropical forests.
WikiLeaks on Tuesday (11 August) launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise a €100,000 reward for anyone leaking insider information on a proposed free-trade deal between the United States and European Union.