This briefing note, written in July 2013, explains the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA).
It answers the following questions:
- What is the proposed TISA?
- Where did the idea come from?
- What types of services would be included in the proposed TISA?
- What is the effect of the proposed TISA?
- What would be the basic structure of the proposed TISA?
- How transparent are the negotiations?
- Are migrant workers affected?
- Could the TISA affect non-participating countries?
- What are the next steps?