Tags

Greenpeace Netherlands has released secret TTIP negotiation documents. We have done so to provide much needed transparency and trigger an informed debate on the treaty. This treaty is threatening to have far reaching implications for the environment and the lives of more than 800 million citizens in the EU and US.

Whether you care about environmental issues, animal welfare, labour rights or internet privacy, you should be concerned about what is in these leaked documents. They underline the strong objections civil society and millions of people around the world have voiced: TTIP is about a huge transfer of power from people to big business.

You can download all the documents below, as a whole and per chapter. For more background info on the content of these documents and TTIP in general, please check here. Press contacts can be found here.

TTIP Leaks

Greenpeace Netherlands has released secret TTIP negotiation documents. We have done so to provide much needed transparency and trigger an informed debate on the treaty. This treaty is threatening to have far reaching implications for the environment and the lives of more than 800 million citizens in the EU and US.

Whether you care about environmental issues, animal welfare, labour rights or internet privacy, you should be concerned about what is in these leaked documents. They underline the strong objections civil society and millions of people around the world have voiced: TTIP is about a huge transfer of power from people to big business.

You can download all the documents below, as a whole and per chapter. For more background info on the content of these documents and TTIP in general, please checkhere. Press contacts can be found here.

DOWNLOAD ALL (zip)

National Treatment and Market Access for Goods (up)

This chapter addresses trade in goods between EU and US.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Agriculture (up)

This deals with trade in agricultural products and illustrates the EU-US differences how to protect the respective export interests and national farmers.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Cross-Border Trade in Services (up)

This chapter addresses trade in the service industry sector.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Electronic Communications (up)

This chapter addresses Internet and telecommunications issues.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Government Procurement (up)

This chapter deals with purchases by government entities within the EU and US.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Annex Government Procurement (up)

The annex of the previous chapter, with additional information about a US-proposed chapter on anti-corruption.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Customs and Trade and Facilitation (up)

This chapter addresses differences among various customs regulations.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

EU – US revised tariff offers (up)

These are the respective positions regarding the reduction of tariffs for specific goods.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Regulatory Cooperation (up)

In this controversial chapter EU and US aim for joint regulations on products and services, for example for food and cosmetics safety.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Technical Barriers to Trade (up)

This addresses so called technical trade barriers like labelling and the ways in which this affects trade.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (up)

This chapter deals with the protection of plant and animal health.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Competition (up)

This deals with competition rules (like for subsidies) in the parties and their comparability.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (up)

This chapter addresses enterprises small (less than 50 staff headcount) and medium size (less than 250 staff headcount) enterprises.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

State-owned Enterprise (up)

This chapter addresses nationalised enterprises.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Dispute Settlement (up)

This deals with resolving disagreements between the EU and the US in the interpretation and implementation of the TTIP agreement.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Tactical State of Play (up)

Not intended for public viewing, this document describes EU-US disagreements and shows how much private industry influences the TTIP negotiations.

PREVIEWDOWNLOAD

Close

About TTIP Leaks

1. What kind of documents has Greenpeace Netherlands released?
2. What are the main findings in the documents?
3. How did Greenpeace Netherlands get these documents?
4. Are the documents complete?
5. How do you know the documents are genuine?
6. Could I see the original documents?
7. Why did Greenpeace Netherlands choose to release the documents?
8. Isn’t leaking these confidential documents harmful to the negotiations?

About TTIP

9. What does TTIP stand for and what is it about?
10. What is the focus of negotiations?
11. When will a deal be reached?
12. What are the environmental risks associated with TTIP?
13. What is ISDS and what is wrong with it?
14. Is the Commission’s new Investment Court System better than ISDS?
15. Can we trust that the European Commission will not weaken EU standards on the environment?
16. What would be the economic advantages of a comprehensive EU-US trade agreement?
17. Is the Commission as transparent as can be expected during complex and sensitive negotiations?
18. What is Greenpeace’s alternative to TTIP?
19. Is public resistance to TTIP confined to a radical European minority?
20. Opposition to TTIP might slow its completion, but is a deal inevitable?
21. What would happen if the EU and US failed to agree a deal?
22. If it is bad news for the EU, is TTIP good news for the US?
23. What is regulatory cooperation and why is it a threat?
24. What is CETA and why do you also oppose it?
25. Is Greenpeace anti-trade?
26. US enforcement of air pollution standards led to the discovery of emissions cheating by Volkswagen. Is this not a perfect example of why Europeans should not be scared of TTIP?
27. A car that is sold in the EU cannot be sold in the US without being significantly re-engineered to fit different specifications. Why should Americans and Europeans not drive the same cars?
28. Americans have been growing and eating GM crops for years. Why do you not want GMOs in Europe?
29. What are the implications of a TTIP agreement on EU energy imports and exports and for renewables?
30. Can individual sectors be excluded from a future TTIP deal?