London rally – Rise Up Against TTIP!

2 October 2015 - 11:45am
Event

Event date: Saturday 10 October 2015 at 1830

Location: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London W1R 4RL

October 6 marks one year since the #NoTTIP movement launched one of the most successful petitions seen in Europe – the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) against TTIP.

TTIP , the secretly negotiated EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, has sparked a surging people power movement in the UK and Europe.

(from left) Green Party leader Nathalie Bennett, actor Juliet Stevenson and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell MP will all speak at Rise Up Against TTIP.

Across the continent, people are outraged at TTIP’s assault on our social, health and environmental protections, privatisation of our public services and use of 'corporate courts' so big business can sue European governments for policies affecting their profits. Thousands have taken to the streets of Europe to protest since the deal was announced in 2013. Almost 3 million people, including almost 500,000 in the UK, have signed the ECI against the trade deal.

Join War on Want and its allies for a London #NoTTIP rally with an inspiring line up of speakers at 1830 on Saturday 10 October, at Conway Hall. Green Party leader Nathalie Bennett, actor Juliet Stevenson (Artists Against TTIP) and Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer John McDonnell MP are among those already confirmed to speak.

It’s a free event on 10 October 2015, at 1830. You can sign up here and share by clicking here.

Latest news

Colombia peace: tackling rampant inequality crucial to lasting deal

26 September 2016 - 12:00pm

The central feature of the conflict has always been the rampant inequality, so solving the social, environmental and political problems still present in Colombia rests on the participation of a majority of Colombians, without fear of reprisal. Yet it is worrying that in the wake of the announcement of the end of the conflict, there has been a spike in violence over the last month.

Read more

EU-Canada trade deal CETA ‘must be stopped’

23 September 2016 - 2:45pm

CETA is a recipe for economic doom in the EU. MEPs have highlighted that it is now clear that CETA is also a threat to workers’ rights and public services, and that the ISDS ‘corporate court’ mechanism is not fit for purpose. The time has come to stop this deal for good.

Read more

Join the conversation

#NoTTIP #StopCETA https://t.co/QIo2idxdF2 16 hours 3 min ago
Labour trade sec @BarryGardiner launches 'Just Trade' - to ensure trade works for public good, not just corporation… https://t.co/Abu2WfFIB7 16 hours 33 min ago
RT @marlis_gensler: Join public debate with anti-fracking/gas activists 26/9/16 in Brussels during Fossil Fuel conference #EnergyUnion http… 19 hours 48 min ago