Public opposition to the controversial Myitsone Dam project is gaining momentum ahead of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s upcoming visit to China.
France is the host country of the next G7 meeting to be held in Biarritz from 24 to 26 August 2019. Actions are planned during the week preceding this summit, from 19 to 23 August.
The Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement and separate Investment Agreement signed still give special rights to foreign investors to bypass national courts and sue governments for millions of dollars in international tribunals
Indonesian CSOs Coalition for Economic Justice urges the government to review Indonesia - EU CEPA based on human rights and not the interests of palm oil industry.
The way trade works in the global economy can be insane – it wastes resources, worsens climate change, and undermines the livelihoods of millions of small-scale producers worldwide.
Local authorities, commons and free trade agreements. 29 - 30 March ’19 in Borgerhout - Antwerp.
We need an alternative regional approach, not only in South Asia but the Asia Pacific region, which does not push so- called ‘free trade’ and investors’ rights at the cost of lives and livelihoods of people, and the life of the planet.
A component of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor would prevent fishermen from fishing on Gwadar’s eastern port, which had been the only source of income for centuries. The Fishermen Alliance has announced that its protests will continue.
Internal documents from the European Commission reveal that corporate lobbyists have privileged access to the EU trade officials, allowing them to influence the course of the negotiations EU-Indonesia.
Friends of the Earth and Walhi urge palm oil must be excluded from trade negotiations between Indonesia and the European Union.
Several prominent peasant movements in India are holding a ‘National level consultation on the Impact of RCEP and other tree trade agreements on farmers and farming in India’ on 13th March in New Delhi.
Former Japanese minister Yamada joined forces with 150 lawyers that have challenged as unconstitutional both the TPP agreement and the government’s decision to abolish the seed protection law.
Press Release: Pursuing FTA finalization target, Indonesian Government are trading away people’s live and rights
The Indonesia FTA has been signed without any public scrutiny of the text and without any independent assessment of its overall costs and benefits.
The undersigned signatories are writing to strongly stress that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations must not place any obligation on the Philippines or any other developing country to join or implement UPOV systems
RCEP negotiations must not include obligation to join or implement UPOV systems and in anyway undermine farmers’ rights
Intervention from Retno Dewi of Indonesian women’s organization SERUNI during the RCEP Stakeholders Consultation for the 25th RCEP TNC Meeting in Westin Hotel, Bali, Indonesia.
A mega free trade agreement, like RCEP that undermines farmers’ seed freedoms in a mega diverse country, with seed diversity and farmers’ knowledge is unacceptable, say over 50 groups and citizens
Press Release: Indonesian activists storm 25th RCEP negotiations in Bali
Press release: Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice urges governments not to agree on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement.