EUROCITIES STATEMENT ON TTIP AND FUTURE AGREEMENTS

Statement by Eurocities published in May 2016.

The organisation of European cities formulates demands on:

  • Considering cities as key partners in the negotiations;
  • Explicitly excluding public services from the cope of TTIP;
  • Safeguarding and maintaining EU public procurement rules;
  • Safeguarding and maintaining European social, labour and environmental standards;
  • Settling dipsute between investors and states through national courts.

All these demands are also relevant for the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Trade in Services Agreements (TiSA).

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