bilaterals.org is a collective effort to share information and stimulate cooperation against bilateral trade and investment agreements that are opening countries to the deepest forms of penetration by transnational corporations.
These agreements — "bilaterals", for short — are negotiated in secret, far from the reach of parliaments or people. They have tended to attract far less attention than World Trade Organization negotiations — and yet their provisions often go even further than existing trade liberalization commitments made at the WTO.
This website was initiated by several organizations and activists who felt the need for an open space on the Internet to share information and action ideas about bilateral deal-making. However, all organizations, networks or individuals active on these issues or wanting to get more involved are welcome to participate.
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More than 100 organizations sign transatlantic statement opposing dangerous investor "rights" chapter in CETA | 26-Nov-2013
Trade-talk protesters push limit, then back off | 21-Nov-2013
Wikileaks publie le chapitre portant sur la propriété intellectuelle de l’accord secret de Partenariat Trans-Pacifique | 16-Nov-2013
The people can defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership | 15-Nov-2013
La démocratie otage du libre échange | 2-Nov-2013
Déclaration de la société civile de l’Afrique de l’Ouest sur l’Accord de Partenariat économique et le Tarif extérieur Commun | 25-Oct-2013
FTA Watch condemns bid to amend Article 190 | 18-Oct-2013
EPA is no more | 17-Oct-2013