The Trojan Horse Treaty

A trade deal between the EU and US is a dangerous 'Trojan Horse' that puts the profits of big business ahead of our society, health and environment. Friends of the Earth Europe is taking a giant Trojan Horse on tour around Europe to reveal these dangers. Follow the tour here...

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  1. On a typical Southern French weather in Marseille, the horse was met by Mrs TTIP, TAFTA &CETA who were all forced to step down by a group of informed citizens.
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    TrojanHorse_Marseille_1
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    TrojanHorse_Marseille_2
  4. After lots of galloping around Europe exposing the dangers of this "Trojan Horse" trade deal, its live inflatable version was touring Bulgaria- not ready yet to lose the battle against TTIP..
  5. Trojan horse in Dobrich, Bulgaria
    Trojan horse in Dobrich, Bulgaria
  6. The Trojan Horse was in the city of Mannheim, in southwestern Germany, during March 2016 where it joined a number of organisations involved in the Mannheim alliance – including the local Bund group - to speak out against TTIP and CETA.
  7. Latvia's capital city Riga was the latest destination for our Trojan horse. In mid-May it joined Friends of the Earth Latvia/Zemes Draugi for AN anti-TTIP protest RIGHT outside the city's Cabinet of Ministers build. Congrats to our brilliant colleagues in Latvia for the action - sending the message loud and clear to the country's politicians - we must Stop TTIP!
  8. At the beginning of May, the Trojan Horse travelled to Hungary where it joined the incredible campaigners from Friends of the Earth Hungary to say no to the Trojan treaty. Actions included a protest outside the country's Parliament in Budapest.
  9. As spring arrived in Europe, the Trojan horse joined Bund/Friends of the Earth Germany for an anti-TTIP protest in the city of Hannover.
  10. Anti-TTIP protest in Hannover, Germany (May 2016)
    Anti-TTIP protest in Hannover, Germany (May 2016)
  11. Anti-TTIP-Demonstration in Hannover
    Anti-TTIP-Demonstration in Hannover
  12. The Trojan Horse was in the city of Mannheim, in southwestern Germany, during March where it joined a number of organisations involved in the Mannheim alliance –including the local Bund group - to speak out against TTIP and CETA.
  13. Look where our Trojan Horse popped up last week! On BBC1's Daily Politics Show in the UK for a debate on the dangers of the Trojan Treaty.
  14. The Trojan Horse has already been busy in 2016, kicking off its winter tour with a trip to the city of Karlsruhe in south west Germany. The local Friends of the Earth group led a protest of over 500 people against TTIP and CETA outside a meeting of the region's TTIP advisory board. Activists presented Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, who spoke at the meeting, with the European Initiative's Stop TTIP petition - signed by over 3 million European citizens.
  15. Trojan Horse joins anti-TTIP action in East Germany
    Trojan Horse joins anti-TTIP action in East Germany
  16. What a year 2015 was for the Trojan Horse! It took part in events right across Europe - including Spain, Belgium, Sweden, Germany, Malta and the Netherlands (to name a few!), supporting actions such as the TTIP-free cities campaign, the Stop TTIP petition and the International Days of Action. In 2016, the horse will be busier than ever helping to raise awareness of the dangers of #TTIP, but for now here's a quick snapshot (from our Facebook page) of its highlights over the past 12 months.
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