In many cases, international investment agreements have the purpose and/or effect of hijacking the international human rights system.
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Since the Bush Administration first announced its trade initiative, it has made
substantial progress in working with MEFTA entities to develop TIFAs, BITs, and
The Barcelona Process, established in 1995, is the means through which the EU supports Mediterranean partners in their political, economic and social reforms while at the same time building a closer EU-Med partnership.