Published April 7, 2015

TTIP : lobby or not lobby ?

The influence of the civil society in the ongoing trade agreement negotiations between Europe and the US

Chlorinated chickens and hormone beef - this is what comes to mind when many Europeans hear the words Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP). As negotiations continue between the European Union and the United States to lower trade barriers,hundreds of associations are mobilized all over Europe to prevent their conclusion. But who are these new actors in the EU political arena, and what amount of influence do they really yield ?
By Albane Flamant