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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) conference
Very few treaties that are negotiated by the EU, have triggered such resistance as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). From chlorinated chicken to a lack of democracy and transparency: emotions on TTIP run high. For that reason, the conference “TTIP: an EU perspective on global…
TTIP lecture by Giovanni Gruni
Gruni has been invited to Wageningen University on 15 March 2016 to speak on trade issues. What does the historical context from which TTIP emerged tell us about the present negotiations and the direction this trade agreement is taking? How does the TTIP relate to the broader context of global economic…
Freya Baetens wins EU research tender on environmental protection within TTIP
The Directorate-General for the Environment of the European Commission has granted the project entitled “Initiating A Public Dialogue on Environment Protection in the Context of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Negotiations” to a consortium led by The Institute for European…
4-5 December, The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): an EU perspective on global economic governance
On 4-5 December the Europa Institute and the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs of Leiden University organize a conference on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Freya Baetens delivers Comenius lecture in Groningen
For 20 years, Comenius has been affiliated with the University of Groningen and organizes courses - both nationally and internationally - around personal leadership. The Comenius Courses are designed for experienced directors and managers from the public and private sectors such as general managers…
The Public Dimension of International Investment Law and Arbitration
How can international investment law and arbitration take account of the public interest in, and more broadly, the public dimension of, the relations between foreign investors and host States ?
United we stand? Member states on the world stage
Organisations such as the EU are of enormous benefit to the member states, but the inhabitants of the member states are often unaware of this. Leiden researchers investigate whether international organisations such as the EU or ASEAN are able to influence global politics.
LLM Students debate with EU Commissioner Malmström
On Wednesday 3 February, Giovanni Gruni and Thomas Weber and a group of ten students from the LLM European Law programme attended a TV debate with EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in Amsterdam.
‘‘Silent lobbying is no longer good enough’’
Spend an hour on any social media canal (Facebook, Twitter, you name it) and you will find opinions and frustration. Frustration about asylum seeker shelters being built in local villages; frustration about trade negotiations with the US, Ukraine or any other country; and thousands of opinions about…
An Interview with Bernard Steunenberg about Dutch EU Presidency, EU-skepticism & European issues
‘‘Stop focusing on the money and start creating a heart for Europe’’ This Friday, the 29th of April, Bernard Steunenberg and his co-authors will launch their book ‘Fit for the Future’. We spoke with him about issues presented in the book, the EU Presidency and why people should read the book.
Towards a Politico-Legal Analysis of EU Climate Diplomacy?