TRADE in ACTION

  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - July 28, 2016

    Today will be the last edition of our newsletter before we go on summer break until Washington DC and Brussels are back in session in September. A month without your favorite newsletter on all things TTIP and Trade? Don't despair- follow us on @TTIPAction for your daily news fix. For all of you who want to brush up on what's the latest state of TTIP negotiations before the next round in early fall, below are some suggestions.

    See you back in September! Your TTIP & Trade in Action Team

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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - July 20, 2016

    Photo Credit: Lieven Creemers 
    Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Dan Mullaney, Chief EU and Chief US negotiators for TTIP, speak to stakeholders on July 13th during the 14th round of TTIP negotiations.

    Event: Go for Growth- Europe! 

    Do you want to take stock of the economic developments in Europe before the summer break? The Atlantic Council's EuroGrowth Initiative invites you to join our panelists on July 21! Register here. For those of you on the other side of the Atlantic, watch the webcast 
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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - July 13, 2016

    Photo Credit: @jyrkikatainen
    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Vice President Federica Mogherini, European Council President Donald Tusk, Vice President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, Jyrki Katainen, and the Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, represented the European Union at the 18th bilateral Summit between the European Union and China in Beijing from July 12 to 13. More info here. 

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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - July 6, 2016

    Photo source: @EU_TTIP_team
    13 Reasons Why Breaking Up With The (E)U Is Hard To Do
    "So you broke up with the EU? You have a blank space and you’re wondering if you’re ever ever getting back together? Never fear, Taylor Swift is here to walk you through your Brexit."

    The outcome of the British referendum brings up a lot of questions about the future of the country, the future of the European Union, their relationship to each other, and next steps. For a not so serious but seriously entertaining guide on Brexit, check out this new Atlantic Council Buzzfeed article
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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - June 29, 2016


    The Atlantic Council’s EuroGrowth Initiative "talked TTIP" with European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström on June 29. (Left to right: Joe Schatz, Editor, Politico Pro Europe Brief; Cecilia Malmström, European Union Trade Commissioner; Richard L. Trumka, President, AFL-CIO; Laura J. Lane, President, Global Public Affairs, UPS)

    A special thanks to European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström for joining us today in Washington, DC for a stock taking of TTIP negotiations ahead of the 14th round of negotiations on July 11-15 in Brussels.

    The Commissioner made clear that the outcome of the British referendum does
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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - June 22, 2016


    Please join the Atlantic Council’s EuroGrowth Initiative for a conversation with European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, on Wednesday June 29, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. in Washington, DC for a stock taking of TTIP negotiations ahead of the 14th round of negotiations in July 2016.

    Panelists:
    H.E. Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade, European Commission
    Ms. Laura J. LanePresident, Global Public Affairs, UPS
    Mr. Richard L. TrumkaPresident, American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations
    Moderated by Mr. Joe SchatzEditor, Politico Pro Europe

    Register for the
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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - June 15, 2016

    The Atlantic Council's Global Business & Economics Program's latest EconoGraphic "Britannia, Rule the Trade!" analyzes the benefits of Britain's accession to the European Union, and the negative effects a "Brexit" would have on the British economy. 

    If you missed last week's new Atlantic Council publication "To Brexit or to Bremain- That is the Question", make sure to read it before the referendum!

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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - June 8, 2016

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel openly stated for the first time that if Britain decides to leave the European Union, its negotiating power in Europe will be significantly weakened.

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  • TTIP&TRADE in Action - June 1, 2016

    European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Trade Representative Michael Froman participated in aseminar on TTIP with representatives of Swedish unions and firms in Stockholm earlier this week.

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  • TTIP & Trade in Action - May 18, 2016

    President Obama Hosts Summit of Nordic Leaders at White House- This week President Obama hosted the the heads of state from the Nordic Countries to discuss global issues, trade, and areas of cooperation between the United States, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, and Denmark. (The National Law Review)

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