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Golf lawsuit threatens to shut down Friends of the Earth Croatia
In September 2017, the investor filed a €500 million ISDS claim against the Republic of Croatia at an arbitration tribunal because the "state [had taken] away their development licences"
Let’s not do it - Plans to oppose the rebrand of the TPPA
Opponents to the rebrand of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will gather at a Wellington event on Thursday 8 February.
Changed acronyms, same neoliberal ruse: The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Transpacific Partnership
The struggle to stop the Transpacific Partnership Agreement continues amid efforts to revive the zombie free trade deal.
Unifor stands firmly in opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership
The TPP failed to meaningfully address the negative consequences of greater trade and investment liberalization, including rising inequality, environmental sustainability, job displacement and lower work standards.
People and the planet before profit!
Montréal rally on NAFTA on January 27, 2018 at 12pm.
A declaration from North Africa: food sovereignty is a right
We stand against the plunder of peoples’ resources by multinationals and financial capital and against all forms of discrimination and racism.
ITUC emergency resolution on MC11 disaccreditation
The ITUC General Council adopted an emergency resolution strongly condemning Argentina’s decision to deny accreditation to more than 60 civil society representatives to the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference.
Declaration Forum citoyen Afrique Europe
En marge du 5ème sommet Union européenne Union africaine qui se tiendra du 29 au 30 novembre 2017 à Abidjan, les organisations de la société civile, les mouvements sociaux et syndicaux de 16 pays africains et de 7 pays européens se sont donnés rendez-vous.
Civil society commits to push back corporate power at 2017 ACSC/APF
The call “Southeast Asia is not for sale. We are not for sale!” echoed as hundreds marched to the historic People Power Monument along the Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue in Manila, Philippines.
“WTO, out! Building alternatives”: La Via Campesina to organise peoples’ summit during WTO’s XI ministerial conference in Argentina
We insist that agriculture should not be part of any of the WTO negotiations!
Britain faces ‘TTIP on steroids’ as US trade talks begin, campaigners warn
Campaign group Global Justice Now has warned there are just months to stop ‘TTIP on steroids’ as the latest round of trade talks between the United States and United Kingdom governments begins in London.
CSOs take a stand against corporate agenda at ASEAN People’s Forum 2017
Civil society urges the ASEAN Member States to take people-centred approach.
Angry protesters disrupt public hearing on KORUS FTA
South Korea held a public hearing on the free trade agreement with the United States to collect opinions from different circles, but it was disrupted by angry farmers and livestock breeders who claimed massive damage from the market opening.
Dalit women: we’re fighting RCEP
Dalit people are the poorest people in India and would be among the most affected by RCEP.
Thousands sign open letter to PM Ardern on TPPA11
Nearly 6,000 people have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urging her to put people and planet first in the upcoming TPPA negotiations in Vietnam.
TPPA-11 (The zombie TPPA)
Sign the ActionStation petition to tell Jacinda Ardern not to commit New Zealand to the TPPA-11.
Access to affordable stents and other medical devices – Indian Government should reject the bullying tactics of the US based medical device industry
Access to health products is non-negotiable; the Indian Government should reject the bullying tactics of the US based medical device industry.
Workers say NAFTA’s neoliberal foundations need to be dismantled from the left—not the right
Rejecting both economic nationalism and free-market fundamentalism, workers across North America are building transnational solidarity and demanding labor rights for all.
Trade for the people
"Trade for the People" briefly covers how the new FTAs, such as the TPP, the RCEP and the EPAs in Africa continue to threaten people’s rights.
55 groups call for a meaningful CSO engagement in the 20th RCEP Round
Joint sign-on letter of civil society organisations to Trade Ministers of RCEP negotiating countries.