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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.
Rally protests trade agreement
More than 100 members of unions, aid and development organisations, health, environment and other groups rallied in Sydney outside the Parliament’s public hearing on the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership.
NGO’s send letter to Minister Kaag to call for termination of BIT with Burkina Faso
Both ENDS sent a letter, signed by various civil society organisations, to the Dutch Minister of Aid & Trade to urge her to terminate the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) that exists between the Netherlands and Burkina Faso.
Activists sound alarm over trade deal
Groups say agreement will harm Thai agriculture and health, warn decision should be left to incoming elected government.
One Treaty to rule them all
The ever-expanding Energy Charter Treaty and the power it gives corporations to halt the energy transition.
September 10 | International day against WTO and free trade agreements
In memory of farmer Lee and the continuing struggles of peasants in resisting the neo-liberal agenda of WTO, La Via Campesina marks September 10 as the International Day Against WTO and Free Trade Agreements.
Doctors to go on strike tomorrow against FTA with Singapore
Government doctors are to stage a token strike tomorrow against the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Sri Lanka and Singapore.
RCEP trade round: Singapore host privileges business over people’s rights
Trade officials from 16 countries that are negotiating RCEP are meeting in Singapore this week. But Singapore government has gone backwards excluding trade unions, farmers and civil society organisations who will be adversely affected by RCEP that has gain a voice in previous rounds, although not nearly enough.
Peru: Final statement from the people’s summit
The representatives of social and popular organizations of Peru, Latin America and the Caribbean, met in Lima, Peru from April 10 to 14, 2018 to discuss the political, social and economic reality of Our America.
International day of peasants’ struggles 2018: La Via Campesina calls for the coordination of decentralised, united action!
For land and for life! Enough free trade agreements, enough impunity!
Zapatista women inspire the fight against patriarchy
When the Zapatista National Liberation Army went public, they called NAFTA a death sentence for the indigenous peasants of Mexico
Don’t sign CFTA, Labour; ex-NACCIMMA boss, others beg Buhari
Organised labour pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari not to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement CFTA.
Activists cement their feet in concrete to protest CPTPP signing
A last-ditch effort to stop the CPTPP has seen protesters cement themselves in concrete as well as dumping pillows and soft toys outside MP’s offices.
Resist the onslaught of neo liberal attacks under CPTPP
Peoples movements, especially women, are enraged that the revived and rebranded CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership), an agreement set to trample on people’s rights, will be signed today, March 8, the very same day that is historically dedicated to honor the struggle of working class women against injustice and capitalist exploitation, and for the advancement of their rights.
Nationwide action against the TPPA
It’s Our Future is hosting events throughout New Zealand in opposition to the signing of the TPPA.