TTIP: BUILDING THE FIGHTBACK

21 March 2015 - 1:00pm
Event

THE 2015 NATIONAL GATHERING ON TTIP!

 2015 is the pivotal year for TTIP. Join us in Manchester for this major national gathering of anti-TTIP groups from around the country, and help build the movement against this dangerous trade deal. The conference will focus on the next steps to get TTIP off the table. This deal will result in over a million lost jobs, tear up the food safety regulations that keep us safe from toxic chemicals and genetically modified ingredients, scrap digital safety laws and throw new banking regulations out of the window. TTIP offers a nightmare vision of the future, and we must resist it. This event will be a major public demonstration of our commitment to a fairer world, and we really hope to see you there.

*Just Added* pre-conference activity -  free walking tour of radical Manchester.

1pm to 6pm Saturday 21 March 2015

Methodist Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester M1 1JQ

Speakers include:
John Hilary, War on Want
Blanche Jones, 38 Degrees

Lynne Morris, UNISON North West
Julie Ward MEP
Jeronim Capaldo, Tufts University
and many more

Sessions include: TTIP: Difficult Questions|Local Groups Meet-Up | Building the Fightback in Trade Unions | Media & Campaign Skills |More!

Lunch provided by the Real Junk Food Project

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Kindly sponsored by Thompsons Solicitors  

Our AGM for our membership will take place at 12 noon. More info here.

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