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Negotiations

Démarrage des négociations sur la zone de libre-échange continentale (ZLEC) à partir juin 2015

5-Mar-2015ICTSD Les négociations sur la zone de libre-échange continentale (ZLEC) vont démarrer en juin 2015, et la ZLEC devrait être lancée en 2017.

  • 4-Mar-2015 S&DGroup
    EP: Socialists and Democrats restate objection to private tribunals in trade deals
    Today the Socialist and Democrats Group in the European Parliament adopted a very strong position paper on Investor-State Dispute Settlements, opposing the inclusion of the controversial mechanism in trade deals with both the US and Canada.
  • 4-Mar-2015 S&DGroup
    EP: Socialists and Democrats restate objection to private tribunals in trade deals
    Today the Socialist and Democrats Group in the European Parliament adopted a very strong position paper on Investor-State Dispute Settlements, opposing the inclusion of the controversial mechanism in trade deals with both the US and Canada.
  • 4-Mar-2015
    TTIP and the push for a new global economic order
    A lot of protest has arisen against the Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in recent times, and rightly so. For those who take a good look at the available negotiating documents realize that it is about a lot more than granting Access to our markets for chlorine chickens and hormone-infested beef, or the abolition of our committees for Security and Hygiene in the work environment. This is about something bigger. It’s about the continuation and the imposition of the neoliberal agenda. It is about laying the bricks for a hegemonic worldview for the coming decennia.
  • 4-Mar-2015
    TTIP and the push for a new global economic order
    A lot of protest has arisen against the Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in recent times, and rightly so. For those who take a good look at the available negotiating documents realize that it is about a lot more than granting Access to our markets for chlorine chickens and hormone-infested beef, or the abolition of our committees for Security and Hygiene in the work environment. This is about something bigger. It’s about the continuation and the imposition of the neoliberal agenda. It is about laying the bricks for a hegemonic worldview for the coming decennia.
  • 4-Mar-2015 Thanh Nien News
    Vietnam completes negotiations for 3 of 6 major free trade pacts
    Vietnam says it has completed negotiations for FTAs with the Customs Union, the EU and South Korea, while remaining are the TPP, RCEP and EFTA.
  • 4-Mar-2015 Thanh Nien News
    Vietnam completes negotiations for 3 of 6 major free trade pacts
    Vietnam says it has completed negotiations for FTAs with the Customs Union, the EU and South Korea, while remaining are the TPP, RCEP and EFTA.
  • 4-Mar-2015 DIE
    European trade policy at an impasse
    With all eyes on TTIP, we are losing sight of the real challenges for Europe emerging in the Asia-Pacific economic region, argues Axel Berger
  • 4-Mar-2015 DIE
    European trade policy at an impasse
    With all eyes on TTIP, we are losing sight of the real challenges for Europe emerging in the Asia-Pacific economic region, argues Axel Berger
  • 4-Mar-2015 Bangkok Post
    Thailand must stand firm in trade deal talks
    The investment chapter under the proposed TPP and the Thailand-EU FTA, if adopted, might place Thailand’s substantive ability to protect public interests at risk, warns Jakkrit Kuanpoth.
  • 4-Mar-2015 Bangkok Post
    Thailand must stand firm in trade deal talks
    The investment chapter under the proposed TPP and the Thailand-EU FTA, if adopted, might place Thailand’s substantive ability to protect public interests at risk, warns Jakkrit Kuanpoth.
  • 4-Mar-2015 Drovers CattleNetwork
    NFU opposes trade promotion authority
    National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson urged members of US Congress to oppose trade promotion authority – also known as fast track – noting that trade agreements should be fair to all parties involved, and the process should be transparent.
  • 4-Mar-2015 Drovers CattleNetwork
    NFU opposes trade promotion authority
    National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson urged members of US Congress to oppose trade promotion authority – also known as fast track – noting that trade agreements should be fair to all parties involved, and the process should be transparent.
  • 4-Mar-2015 Australia Broadcasting Corporation
    Where are the TPP negotiations up to?
    Discussion with Susan Sell, Matthew Rimmer and Jane Kelsey
  • 4-Mar-2015 Australia Broadcasting Corporation
    Where are the TPP negotiations up to?
    Discussion with Susan Sell, Matthew Rimmer and Jane Kelsey
  • 3-Mar-2015 No al TTIP
    Marina Albiol: "El TTIP impide que haya políticas de izquierda"
    La eurodiputada de IU advierte del poder que adquirirán las multinacionales si llega a firmarse el Tratado Transatlántico de Comercio e Inversiones que negocian Estados Unidos y Europa.
  • 3-Mar-2015 No al TTIP
    Marina Albiol: "El TTIP impide que haya políticas de izquierda"
    La eurodiputada de IU advierte del poder que adquirirán las multinacionales si llega a firmarse el Tratado Transatlántico de Comercio e Inversiones que negocian Estados Unidos y Europa.
  • 3-Mar-2015 Radio Mundo Real
    Reconocen responsabilidad del Estado colombiano en el asesinato de joven estudiante en protestas contra el TLC con EE.UU.
    Diálogo con el padre de una de las víctimas mortales del Estado colombiano, en este caso Jhonny Silva, ultimado por la Policía Antidisturbios en 2005 en el marco de una movilización pacífica contra el Tratado de Libre Comercio.
  • 3-Mar-2015 Radio Mundo Real
    Reconocen responsabilidad del Estado colombiano en el asesinato de joven estudiante en protestas contra el TLC con EE.UU.
    Diálogo con el padre de una de las víctimas mortales del Estado colombiano, en este caso Jhonny Silva, ultimado por la Policía Antidisturbios en 2005 en el marco de una movilización pacífica contra el Tratado de Libre Comercio.
  • 3-Mar-2015 Panamá América
    Panamá tiene el peor agro de Latinoamérica y Caribe
    Con la caída del agro en casi un 50% en 2014 y una disminución en la generación de sus divisas en este sector, Panamá es considerado como el país con la peor agricultura que pueda tener toda América Latina y el Caribe.
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  • 3-Mar-2015 Panamá América
    Panamá tiene el peor agro de Latinoamérica y Caribe
    Con la caída del agro en casi un 50% en 2014 y una disminución en la generación de sus divisas en este sector, Panamá es considerado como el país con la peor agricultura que pueda tener toda América Latina y el Caribe.
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Key issues

Olvidados e invisibles. Niños migrantes centroamericanos: indiferencia e incomodidad estatales

4-Mar-2015 RebelionNiños migrantes centroamericanos: indiferencia e incomodidad estatales. Migración infantil, violencia y carencia de derechos

  • 3-Mar-2015 Global Arbitration Review
    Is ICSID heading in the wrong direction?
    As ICSID celebrates the 50th anniversary of its creation this week, a former acting secretary general of the centre, Nassib Ziadé, says it’s time to talk about some of its problems – including flawed appointment processes and a lack of guidance on arbitrator challenges.
  • 3-Mar-2015 Global Arbitration Review
    Is ICSID heading in the wrong direction?
    As ICSID celebrates the 50th anniversary of its creation this week, a former acting secretary general of the centre, Nassib Ziadé, says it’s time to talk about some of its problems – including flawed appointment processes and a lack of guidance on arbitrator challenges.
  • 2-Mar-2015 Times-Call
    Trans-Pacific pact will encourage sex trafficking
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will open up 14 countries on the Pacific coastline for more exploitation
  • 2-Mar-2015 Times-Call
    Trans-Pacific pact will encourage sex trafficking
    The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will open up 14 countries on the Pacific coastline for more exploitation
  • 27-Feb-2015 Rebelion
    Saldos de la migración transfronteriza de campesinos mexicanos a Estados Unidos
    Este texto hace un balance de la migración de campesinos mexicanos a Estados Unidos en las últimas tres décadas, y muestra como, entre otras causas, la falta de derechos y servicios de un estado que no garantiza los niveles de desarrollo indispensables ha sido un motor para los procesos de movilidad.
  • 27-Feb-2015 Rebelion
    Saldos de la migración transfronteriza de campesinos mexicanos a Estados Unidos
    Este texto hace un balance de la migración de campesinos mexicanos a Estados Unidos en las últimas tres décadas, y muestra como, entre otras causas, la falta de derechos y servicios de un estado que no garantiza los niveles de desarrollo indispensables ha sido un motor para los procesos de movilidad.
  • 27-Feb-2015 La Croix
    Guerre de la cigarette entre Philip Morris et l’Uruguay
    Alors que l’Organisation mondiale de la santé célèbre vendredi 27 février les dix ans de la Convention-cadre pour la lutte antitabac, l’Uruguay, pionnier dans ce combat, fait l’objet d’une plainte déposée il y a cinq ans par le cigarettier Philip Morris.
  • 27-Feb-2015 La Croix
    Guerre de la cigarette entre Philip Morris et l’Uruguay
    Alors que l’Organisation mondiale de la santé célèbre vendredi 27 février les dix ans de la Convention-cadre pour la lutte antitabac, l’Uruguay, pionnier dans ce combat, fait l’objet d’une plainte déposée il y a cinq ans par le cigarettier Philip Morris.
  • 25-Feb-2015 Financial Express
    Will a new US-led IP empire in India put access to medicines at risk?
    Prof Brook K Baker, Professor of Law and Northeastern University, cautions that the Modi government’s accelerating flirtation with the US and its investors is dangerous to hundreds of millions of people worldwide whose lives depend on Indian generics
  • 25-Feb-2015 Financial Express
    Will a new US-led IP empire in India put access to medicines at risk?
    Prof Brook K Baker, Professor of Law and Northeastern University, cautions that the Modi government’s accelerating flirtation with the US and its investors is dangerous to hundreds of millions of people worldwide whose lives depend on Indian generics
  • 25-Feb-2015 Le Monde
    La gauche européenne unie pour réformer les tribunaux d’arbitrage internationaux
    A défaut de l’écarter complètement des négociations du Tafta/TTIP (et de son petit cousin, l’accord CETA entre l’Europe et le Canada), comme le réclame une bonne partie de la société civile, la gauche européenne souhaite réformer en profondeur ce mécanisme d’arbitrage pour limiter ses dérives.
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  • 25-Feb-2015 Le Monde
    La gauche européenne unie pour réformer les tribunaux d’arbitrage internationaux
    A défaut de l’écarter complètement des négociations du Tafta/TTIP (et de son petit cousin, l’accord CETA entre l’Europe et le Canada), comme le réclame une bonne partie de la société civile, la gauche européenne souhaite réformer en profondeur ce mécanisme d’arbitrage pour limiter ses dérives.
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