¿Cuál es el rostro social de los nuevos acuerdos comerciales de la UE? Más allá del enfoque “suave”

Lore Van den Putte, Jan Orbie, Fabienne Bossuyt, Deborah Martens, Ferdi De Ville

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Si la UE realmente está comprometida con la promoción de los derechos laborales a través de acuerdos comerciales, debería invertir más personas y recursos en este objetivo y mejorar su enfoque de la vinculación entre comercio y trabajo en tres aspectos: (i) la participación de la sociedad civil en la supervisión debería ser más sustancial; (ii) la supervisión de la ejecución y el seguimiento deben ser más completos, sistemáticos e integradores; (iii) el enfoque basado en el diálogo debe ser más integral tanto en términos de las políticas y la participación de los actores. Estas cuestiones son más importantes que el debate sobre si es apropiado que la UE adopte un enfoque basado más en las sanciones.

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