Negotiations

MSF press release: RCEP trade deal negotiators must reject terms that would harm access to medicines

5-Dec-2016Médecins Sans Frontières International medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), along with other health groups, reiterated concerns about harmful intellectual property provisions in the proposed agreement that would increase market monopolies for pharmaceutical corporations and delay or block access to affordable generic medicines.

actions | resistance, health, medicines, RCEP


Key issues

El Salvador’s win against the US mining company Pacific Rim : a very nuanced victory

2-Dec-2016 Equal TimesThe ICSID decided in favour of El Salvador in a case brought by the US mining company Pacific Rim Cayman regarding a dispute over the granting of a mining licence.

El Salvador, mining, US, water

Texts of agreements

28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on electronic commerce (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace
28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on state-owned enterprises (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace
28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on professional services (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace
28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on transparency services (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace

Comments

26-Nov-2016  Why Trump is right, and wrong, about killing off the TPP
zoobab: I think you failed to mention how profits are moved offshore thanks to royalties. Apple creates a shell company in Ireland with a patent, and the
21-Nov-2016  Human rights must be integrated into international investment agreements
DIDIER Pierre: Perhaps that organization never heard - or at l-east never read- the CETA’s umbrella agreement, i.e. the Strategic Partnership Agreement
10-Nov-2016  La obsesión por el libre comercio
Eduardo Schroder: correciones: perjudicas debe decir PERJUDICADOS buscana debe decir buscan