Negotiations

Trade agreements: Freer rein for corporations

18-Oct-2017Ojarasca NAFTA forms a part of this politico-legal apparatus of domination. Human rights and corporate rights share no common ground; there has been a thorough overturning of the hierarchy, the normative pyramid, of the human rights protection system.


Key issues

The milk crisis in India: The story behind the numbers

17-Oct-2017 Food Sovereignty AllianceThis book tells the story of how global trends including the ongoing threats of trade agreements such as the EU-India FTA and the RCEP are driving countless small dairy farmers into debt and ultimately out of farming.

Texts of agreements

3-Oct-2017  | EU-Indonesia FTA - draft chapters (EU proposals, Sep 2017) 17 draft chapters, as released by the European Commission
14-Sep-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - EU negotiating mandate (Nov 2012) As released by the European Council
21-Jul-2017  | EU-Mexico FTA - EU text proposals (July 2017) All texts as available as of 18 July 2017
14-Jul-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft chapters (July 2017) 19 draft chapters, as released by the European Commission

Comments

10-Sep-2017  Govt will lose gold mine dispute due to Article 44 use: academics
Bryan Mercurio: So the government will not lose because, as the journalist writes " ISDS process was designed to protect corporations’ interests", but more so for
2-Sep-2017  TPP free trade: Much opposition from Canadians
Pamela Mac Neil: I have to really wonder who our government is really supporting, because it certainly isn’t the Canadian people. Trudeau is adament about keeping
24-Aug-2017  Neelam Deo on EU-India’s perplexing relationship: Trade, Europe’s hypocrisy and China concern
linda kaucher: There is no reference to Mode 4 in this interview which is surely always the main demand of India: it was in the years of negotiating an EU/India