About: transatlantic relations

Munich Security Conference chief: ‘Germany only wants to do things without getting wet’

The head of the Munich Security Conference, Wolfgang Ischinger, spoke to EURACTIV Germany’s media partner “Der Tagesspiegel” about US President Donald Trump, the German free-rider mentality and Europe's lack of pride and self-respect.
Global Europe 28-04-2017

Clinton advisor: Hillary had a plan to ‘help support the European project’

EXCLUSIVE / Julianne Smith was the head of Hillary Clinton’s Europe team during last year's presidential campaign. In an interview with EURACTIV.com, she said Hillary had a dedicated team and a detailed strategy for Europe ready to start from day one in the White House.
Global Europe 05-10-2016

Russian ambassador: EU should realise its real friend is Moscow

Russia has had good bilateral contacts in recent months with a number of EU member states, the interruption in relations is taking place only at the level of the EU itself, the Russian Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizov told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.
Enlargement 15-01-2016

George Friedman: The EU is increasingly unreliable and unpredictable

The United States has a partnership with Europe, but it can no longer think of NATO as the mechanism by which it is related to Europe, George Friedman told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview.
Trade & Society 04-06-2015

AmCham Germany President: Not all positions in TTIP negotiations can be made public

The NSA affair was disastrous for German trust in the United States, and therefore for the planned EU-US trade agreement, TTIP, Bernhard Mattes told EURACTIV.de.
Trade & Society 16-02-2015

Ambassador O’Sullivan: No need to panic or fret over TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is not some pre-defined monolith to be admired or despised, but a concept which will be shaped by the negotiators and then be accepted or rejected by our respective democratic processes. "We will get there and we will get it right," said David O'Sullivan in an interview with EURACTIV.
Agrifood 20-11-2014

Commission official: The EU is not going to change its food legislation because of TTIP

The EU is not going to change its food safety legislation under the negotiation for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which means that GMOs can be marketed in the EU only once they have been authorised, and beef from the USA would be marketable in Europe only if it is hormone free, Ignacio Garcia Bercero of the European Commission told EURACTIV Czech Republic.
Jonathan Kallmer
Global Europe 28-10-2014

Jonathan Kallmer: With TTIP, not everybody is going to be happy, but that’s normal

In the process of negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), one has to understand that not everybody is going to be happy. But that’s a central part of the democratic process, American consultant Jonathan Kallmer told EURACTIV Slovakia in an exclusive interview.
Trade & Society 16-07-2014

US Ambassador: Beyond growth, TTIP must happen for geostrategic reasons

The United States and Europe must work constructively to finalise the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership not only to boost jobs and growth. "There are critical geostrategic reasons to get this deal done, and every day I am reminded of the global context of why we are negotiating TTIP," said US Ambassador to the EU, Anthony Gardner in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV. 
Cosmetics
Health 16-06-2014

Cosmetics boss: Banned ingredients won’t creep back into Europe via TTIP

The European cosmetics industry promises to make sure that chemicals and ingredients banned by the EU won't get back into the products in European shops through the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), says Bertil Heerink.