APWLD members and partners attending the APWLD Convening on Trade and Corporate Power in Asia Pacific in Chiang Mai, Thailand stand together to oppose the IPEF which is currently on its first round of negotiations in Australia.
Joint statement by the Platform "Chile without Free Trade Agreements" network, MPs and social organizations.
Māori communities will be impacted upon by almost every pillar of IPEF. We will
therefore be monitoring closely and exercising influence over all those elements.
IPEF looks nothing other than these new age ’spheres of political influence’ that replace cold war alliances. Calling it ’not a typical trade deal’ is at one level just a spin with free trade agreements written all over the initiative.
Ongoing FTA negotiations will adversely impact farmers, fishers, patients, traders and impinge on a progressive digital industrialisation strategy.
IT for Change, Public Services International (Asia & Pacific) and Third World Network, with the undersigned women’s rights organisations, labour unions, and allies, oppose the use of Big Tech “upskilling” initiatives for women to encourage countries to sign on to the IPEF.
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