Economics of labour standards in free trade agreements: prospects for the TTIP Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso, Professor of Economics, University of Göttingen Introduction Main approaches to labour provisions in trade agreements Labour conditions in member states Prospects for the TTIP: A mixed approach?
AL-LAs project was born from a need to articulate efforts of cities in Latin America and Europe that have been very active in their international relations and did not have a common space for reflection, cooperation, and exchange of experiences.
Analysis of North Africa and the Middle East’s political and socioeconomic transformations, of its regional conflicts and cooperation, of the new leadership in the region and of Euro-Mediterranean relations.
Analysis of the region's principal dynamics, with particular attention to the political processes and regional conflicts in Central Asia and the emergence of a new Asian geopolitical order led by China, India and Japan.
The Spribo platform was selected as the possible solution to publish content related to the project, available to the general public and, at the same time, to generate and share private content for the network members, using simple communication and collaboration tools.
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The experts’ contributions contained here explain the pros and cons of the agreement and should aid citizens, consumers, the interested public, businesspeople, unions and political decision-makers to take positions based on deeper knowledge of the agreement and the negotiations underway.
ACRONYMS FOREWORD, Jordi Bacaria, Director CIDOBINTRODUCTION: WHY THE TTIP AND WHAT MATTERS ABOUT ITSangeeta Khorana, Professor of Economics, Bournemouth University Why TTIP?
Investment Protection and Investor-State Dispute Settlement in the TTIPChristian Tietje, Professor (tenure) for European Law and International Economic Law, Law School, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg Overview Systemic and historical background of ISDS Central issues in the TTIP debate The right to regulate The establishment and functioning of arbitral tribunals The relationship between domestic judicial systems and ISDS Why ISDS with Canada and the USA? The public procurement chapter of the TTIPRichard Craven, Senior Lecturer, Northumbria Law School The potential for further market access Overview Background Introduction The EU regulatory system The US regulatory system The WTO’s Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) EU targets and concerns New and improved rules Expanded coverage The United Kingdom’s National Health Service US targets and concerns Concluding remarks References Chapter 6.
The Knoweledge Summit continues to have the full support of the two Co- Presidencies of the EU - CELAC Summits of Heads of State and Government as well as of the EULAC Foundation and promises to the both exciting and fruitful.
EULAC Focus continues also to give full support to the Summit and will be represented in El Salvador by a number of its partner organisations.
The use of the Spribo platform enabled us to have an online interaction space where our partners, collaborators, experts, and other participants are linked, communicate, and generate knowledge regarding the AL-LAs Project topics of interest.
The AL-LAs Project is coordinated by the Government of Mexico City which launched a call to enable a technology platform to develop an online community and other Web services.
¿Hasta dónde se puede compartir el ámbito transnacional en una actualidad de creciente movilidad, interaccion y conexiones multiples?