Publication: Women’s Rights and Trade – Time for a radical shift

Publication: Women’s Rights and Trade – Time for a radical shift

No EU trade policy is gender-neutral. Today, European decision-makers widely acknowledge that fact and recognises that this needs to be addressed. Gender receives more and more attention in trade agreements but there is still work to be done. In this publication, CONCORD and WIDE+ call for and explain why a fundamental shift is needed towards a EU trade policy which should give as much importance to human rights and environmental standards as to economic indicators.

CONCORD met with Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström

CONCORD delegation composed of Isabelle Brachet (ActionAid), Johannes Trimmel (President) and Seamus Jeffreson (Director) met with European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström, upon her invitation. The meeting was focused on specific issues relating to the...