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Global day of action against WTO and free trade agreements – Call to mobilise!
WTO and a host of multi-lateral and bilateral Free Trade Agreements have created criminal levels of inequality.
Thai women’s group oppose Thailand joining CP-TPP
It is alarming to note that all the ‘impact assessments’ of CP-TPP have been conducted by large corporations, and it makes quite clear that for Thailand to join CP-TPP, only big businesses and corporations will benefit from this trade agreement.
Trial of anti-TTIP protester opens on Wednesday in Brussels
About 20 organisations have signed a declaration of support for the activist and called on supporters to assemble outside the Brussels Law Courts before the hearing.
United for a strong movement against JEFTA
Let’s build a movement against the EU-Japan trade agrement together.
Tell federal MPs and Senators: vote NO to TPP-11
The TPP-11 implementing legislation is now being reviewed by a Joint Parliamentary Committee on which the government has a majority.
Select committee urged to stop the spread of ISDS under CPTPP
A range of labour, health and environmental organisations are calling for a clause to be inserted into the CPTPP Amendment Bill that would prevent future governments from extending investor-state dispute settlement to countries seeking to join the agreement.
Mexico’s historic election: A labor perspective
The recent election in Mexico is a referendum on the global reaction to the neoliberal assaults accompanying trade deals like NAFTA and TPP. Listen to this webinar with Manuel Perez-Rocha and Héctor de la Cueva
NAFTA deal by August?
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is said to believe a deal is possible before the end of August.
Dar faces legal suit at international tribunals over tax, investment policies
Civil society organisations are pushing for a review of the BIT between Tanzania and The Netherlands which they say does not serve the best interests of Tanzania.
Community groups say no to the TPP-11 at Senate inquiry
“AFTINET will present evidence today to a Senate inquiry that the TPP-11 increases corporate rights at the expense of people’s rights and the environment and should not be implemented,” AFTINET Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today.
RCEP: People’s movements resist free trade agreement
Organizations across the Asia Pacific region have come together to oppose the secrecy surrounding the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
RCEP negotiation must stop, demands Assembly of the Poor, Thailand
Free trade negotiation never benefits the poor. But it gives opportunities for the capitalist transnational corporations to control and dictate the food and agriculture systems absolutely.
Activists gather in Bangkok to discuss countering RCEP
The deal is likely to deal a huge blow to the less developed countries in the Asia-Pacific region and benefit big corporations and the richer countries.
Peoples movements reject the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
More than 80 participants representing trade union, farmers, indigenous peoples, health and patients networks, women’s organisations, academia and civil society organisations from the region have gathered in Thailand on the sidelines of the 23rd round of RCEP negotiations.
Secret RCEP trade deal fails international standards of transparency, experts warn
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership involving 16 nations from Asia-Pacific will impact the lives of over three billion people, yet a new study reveals how the deal fails international standards of transparency and public engagement.
No RCEP campaign: Thai women’s groups reject RCEP
Women’s rights organisations from Thailand say NO to RCEP as the neoliberal free trade agreement will only exacerbate inequality and the negative impact on their livelihoods.
Spotlight on negotiations of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership in Bangkok
Civil society organisations from the RCEP negotiating countries will hold a press briefing at the FCCT on 20th July, Friday, 1.00 - 2.00 P.M. to highlight concerns regarding RCEP negotiations on human rights, intellectual property and investment rules.
Mexico’s landslide election: A labor perspective
Trade justice alliance webinar on Sunday 15 July
“You dropping BRICS from above? We’re throwing bricks from below!”
Social movements resisting the policies and agendas of Brazil-Russia-India-China-SouthAfrica elites will make their voices heard during the BRICS summit in Johannesburg on 22-27 July.