Articles with tag : trade-policy

European Parliament approves CETA: Keep an eye on worker rights and public services

In a plenary vote today, the European Parliament approved the EU-Canada CETA free trade and investment deal. CETA can therefore come into force provisionally as of April 2017 (except for the area of investment protection), yet has to be approved by national... Read more

A positive signal: European Parliament calls for an exclusion of public services from TiSA and other future trade agreements

Yesterday, the European Parliament's plenary adopted its own-initiative report on recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA). The report calls to exclude public services from the agreement.... Read more

New CESI position on trade and investment agreements available

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A new CESI position paper on EU free trade and investment agreements, adopted by the CESI Presidium and Board in December 2015, is now available in CESI's five working languages.

CESI Post & Telecom Trade Council adopts positions on TTIP and flexible working time

Today, CESI’s Trade council ‘Post & Telecom’ – the internal forum of debate and deliberation of CESI’s postal and telecom sector member organisations – held its second (and last) meeting of the year. During the meeting, current developments,... Read more

CESI Presidium & Board: Helen Adriani elected new Vice-President, CESI position on trade agreements finalised

On Tuesday and Wednesday this week, CESI held the last Presidium and Board meetings of the year. Next to discussions about current political hot topics and CESI's positioning in their regards, they saw the election of Helen Adriani, President of... Read more