Article - Plenary highlights: Ceta, robots, counter-terrorism, future of the EU
Feb 17, 2017
Plenary sessions : MEPs approved Ceta during this week's plenary session followed by a visit by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau telling them how the EU-Canada trade deal was not just about commerce, but also about improving people's lives. Newly-elected Austrian President Alexander ...
Article - Justin Trudeau: "Trade needs to work for people"
Feb 16, 2017
Plenary sessions : "Ceta is not only about commerce, imports and exports, about profits. It aims to improve people's lives," said Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, while addressing MEPs in Strasbourg on Thursday 16 February, one day after the the European Parliament approved the EU-C...
Press release - CETA: MEPs back EU-Canada trade agreement
Feb 15, 2017
Plenary sessions : The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which aims to boost goods and services trade and investment flows, was approved by the European Parliament on Wednesday. The landmark trade deal could apply provisionally from as early as April 2017. Source...
European Commission welcomes Parliament's support of trade deal with Canada
Feb 15, 2017
- Press release European Commission Strasbourg, 15 February 2017 CETA marks the beginning of a new era in the EU-Canada relationship. Today, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, concluding the ratificati...
CETA - a trade deal that sets a new standard for global trade
Feb 15, 2017
European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 15 February 2017 On 15 February, the European Parliament voted in favour of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA). This deal will create new opportunities for EU companies by boosting trade and strengthe...
Article - Ceta: creating opportunities for EU businesses in Canada
Feb 10, 2017
Plenary sessions : Negotiated for nearly five years and four months, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada is now ready for the final vote by the European Parliament. If MEPs approve it during next week's plenary, the agreement could already provisionally applie...
Commission has been encouraging European enterprises to enter the Japanese market and has given them concrete assistance through promotional programmes such as the Executive Training Programme and the EU Gateway Programme.
There is no turning back. Now with a designated champion for the Socialist Party, the five major candidates running for the Presidency are in the starting blocks. Only three of them – Le Pen (far - right), Fillon (right) and Macron ( center left), ...
The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is the environmental voice of European citizens, standing for environmental justice, sustainable development and participatory democracy. We seek to ensure a healthy environment and rich biodiversity through...
The UK’s vote to leave the EU brings with it the possibility of so-called 'hard Brexit'. Business needs to understand what Britain leaving the EU without a smooth transition to a new framework might mean for cross-border trade both within Europe an...
Across the world people are already being hit hard by climate change. Some communities are being evacuated to avoid the rising oceans, while droughts and record-breaking floods made worse by climate change are devastating the lives of people across t...