Negotiations

L’ASEAN et l’UE veulent reprendre les pourparlers sur un accord de libre-échange

27-Apr-2015AFP L’Association des Nations de l’Asie du Sud-Est (ASEAN) et l’Union européenne se sont accordées dimanche pour prendre des initiatives en vue de relancer les pourparlers sur un accord de libre-échange entre les deux régions.


Key issues

Trade first, then talk human rights, with Saudi Arabia — Key

27-Apr-2015 NBRNew Zealand’s John Key has defended his upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia, saying a free-trade agreement with the kingdom will allow the two parties to talk about a ‘range of issues’ including human rights abuses.

  • 27-Apr-2015 La Libre
    Les droits de l’homme, solubles dans le libre-échange ?
    Si le commerce et les investissements internationaux peuvent avoir des effets bénéfiques sur les droits fondamentaux, ils peuvent aussi leur nuire, affirme Gaëlle Dusepulchre, citant le cas du Cambodge
  • 27-Apr-2015 La Libre
    Les droits de l’homme, solubles dans le libre-échange ?
    Si le commerce et les investissements internationaux peuvent avoir des effets bénéfiques sur les droits fondamentaux, ils peuvent aussi leur nuire, affirme Gaëlle Dusepulchre, citant le cas du Cambodge
  • 24-Apr-2015 Inf’OGM
    19 OGM autorisés : la Commission donne des gages à l’industrie
    Par cette décision, la Commission européenne fait le choix d’envoyer un signal au gouvernement étasunien et aux entreprises : l’Union européenne ne fermera plus son marché aux importations d’OGM.
  • 24-Apr-2015 Inf’OGM
    19 OGM autorisés : la Commission donne des gages à l’industrie
    Par cette décision, la Commission européenne fait le choix d’envoyer un signal au gouvernement étasunien et aux entreprises : l’Union européenne ne fermera plus son marché aux importations d’OGM.
  • 24-Apr-2015 http://www.alainet.org/es/articulo/...
    El valle San Quintín: entre el abuso laboral y la movilización de los jornaleros
    El valle de San Quintín, uno de los lugares de México con mayor producción agrícola mercantil destinada principalmente a la exportación, es también uno de los sitios con las condiciones de trabajo más abusivas, antihigiénicas y nocivas para los jornaleros.
  • 24-Apr-2015 http://www.alainet.org/es/articulo/...
    El valle San Quintín: entre el abuso laboral y la movilización de los jornaleros
    El valle de San Quintín, uno de los lugares de México con mayor producción agrícola mercantil destinada principalmente a la exportación, es también uno de los sitios con las condiciones de trabajo más abusivas, antihigiénicas y nocivas para los jornaleros.
  • 24-Apr-2015 EurActiv
    TUC’s Owen Tudor: ’We are totally opposed to TTIP’
    Shrouded with secrecy and posing a threat to public services, Owen Tudor tells EurActiv why the UK Trade Union Congress doesn’t believe the hype over TTIP, and why exploitation, rather than immigration, should be the cause of people’s concerns.
  • 24-Apr-2015 EurActiv
    TUC’s Owen Tudor: ’We are totally opposed to TTIP’
    Shrouded with secrecy and posing a threat to public services, Owen Tudor tells EurActiv why the UK Trade Union Congress doesn’t believe the hype over TTIP, and why exploitation, rather than immigration, should be the cause of people’s concerns.
  • 24-Apr-2015 Reuters
    UN expert says secret trade deals threaten human rights
    Secret negotiations on international trade deals threaten human rights, an independent United Nations expert said on Thursday in comments that appeared aimed at agreements the United States is seeking with the European Union and Pacific nations.
  • 24-Apr-2015 Reuters
    UN expert says secret trade deals threaten human rights
    Secret negotiations on international trade deals threaten human rights, an independent United Nations expert said on Thursday in comments that appeared aimed at agreements the United States is seeking with the European Union and Pacific nations.
  • 23-Apr-2015 EurActiv
    Insurers lead moves to include financial services in TTIP
    Insurers from the US and EU are amongst leading backers of a financial services chapter within the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP), although the US remains opposed officially.
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  • 23-Apr-2015 EurActiv
    Insurers lead moves to include financial services in TTIP
    Insurers from the US and EU are amongst leading backers of a financial services chapter within the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP), although the US remains opposed officially.
    more

Texts of agreements

27-Apr-2015  | PACER-plus Trade in Services text (draft of April 2015) This is the leaked Draft Trade in Services text from the PACER Plus Intersessional meeting in Port Vila, 31 March - 02 April 2015.
26-Mar-2015  | TPP - draft investment chapter (2015) Text of 20 Jan 2015 as released by WikiLeaks
24-Mar-2015  | India draft model BIT (2015) Open for comment until 10 April 2015.
10-Mar-2015  | TiSA: EU negotiating mandate (2013) As published by the European Council on 10 March 2015

Comments

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