Colombia: FTA negotiations with Japan continue | 17-September-2014
The seventh round of Economic Partnership Agreement talks, which aim at achieving an FTA between Colombia and Japan by 2015, are taking place this week in the Japanese capital.
New treaty allows China to sue Canada to change its laws | 16-September-2014
Despite public outcry, Stephen Harper, Canada’s prime minister, ratified a controversial treaty on Friday that will allow China to sue Canada in secret tribunals to repeal Canadian laws that interfere with Chinese investments.
European Parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement | 16-September-2014
The European Parliament gave its consent to the EU-Ukraine Association agreement, which includes a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA), on Tuesday in Strasbourg. At the same time, the Agreement was also ratified by the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev.
Minister: Australia’s “food bowl of Asia” no threat to Chinese farmers | 16-September-2014
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce is touring China in a bid to assuage local farmers’ fears over Australia’s ambition to be the “food bowl of Asia” as the two countries attempt to reach a conclusion to talks over a free-trade agreement.
Indonesia fishermen to suffer more under Asean Economic Community | 16-September-2014
Indonesian fishermen will suffer more when the ASEAN Economic Community is implemented in 2015, the environmentalist organization Walhi said.
Kenya: Civil society raises concerns over EAC-EU trade deal | 16-September-2014
Kenya Human Rights Commission and others demand extension of September 30 deadline to sign the pending trade deal between the East African Community and EU on the grounds that failure to reach agreement will hurt half a million horticultural workers, mostly women.
Sri Lanka-China to negotiate on FTA during Chinese President’s visit | 16-September-2014
During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to the island this week, the two sides will launch negotiations on a China-Sri Lanka free trade agreement.
Economist Jeffrey Sachs says NO to TPP and TAFTA trade deals | 16-September-2014
Jeffrey Sachs, world-renowned professor of economics, lays out five reasons why the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement should not be passed or ratified.
The carrot, the stick, and the seeds: US development policy faces resistance in El Salvador | 16-September-2014
While the seeds dispute was an effective rallying point, social movements must confront the elephant in the room – CAFTA.
Government ‘ignoring’ plea not to sign EU-Colombia trade deal | 16-September-2014
Aid agencies and human rights groups want Ireland to stall on signing the EU free trade agreement with Colombia which they say will put that country’s oppressed agricultural communities in peril and undermine its fragile peace process.
Appel à l’action : 26 sept. 2014 à Ottawa : Ensemble, on peut arrêter l’AÉCG / Rassemblement et marche ! | 23-Sep-2014
Le 11 octobre, journée européenne anti-TAFTA | 20-Sep-2014
Stop TTIP/CETA ECI: We continue our fight! | 19-Sep-2014
Les mouvements sociaux dénoncent l’emprise du secteur privé sur le Sommet sur le Climat de Ban Ki-moon | 17-Sep-2014
Strategy conversations: From protest to proposal – Launch of alternative proposal to the global investment regime | 14-Sep-2014
Conversaciones sobre estrategia: De la protesta a la propuesta. Una alternativa al régimen global de inversiones que otorga excesivos poderes a las corporaciones | 12-Sep-2014
La Comisión Europea rechaza la petición ciudadana de realizar una recogida de firmas en contra del tratado comercial UE-Estados Unidos (TTIP) | 12-Sep-2014
EU-Canada trade deal ’a threat to democracy’ | 11-Sep-2014
Guatemala: activists defeat ’Monsanto Law’ | 10-Sep-2014
MEPs urged to veto NHS trade deal | 10-Sep-2014
Guatemala repeals plant breeder rights law | 5-Sep-2014