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bilaterals.org and a new ISDS (investor-state dispute settlement) platform to be hosted at bilaterals.org seek to hire a coordinator for their work. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in working on a full-time, paid basis to support people’s struggles against so-called free trade and investment deals globally, through a job share for two separate but complementary projects.
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S. Korea, China ink MOU to tackle non-tariff barriers

3-Sep-2015Yonhap South Korea and China have agreed to tackle the issue of non-tariff barriers following their signing of a free trade agreement (FTA)

Key issues

Trade agreements: EU grows bilateral and regional FTAs

3-Sep-2015 Just StyleFree trade agreements (FTAs) between the European Union (EU) and its trading partners worldwide have mushroomed in recent years and more are in the pipeline.

Texts of agreements

5-Aug-2015  | TPP: draft IP chapter (May 2015) As leaked by KEI on 4 August 2015
4-Aug-2015  | RCEP: draft IP text from ASEAN (Oct 2014) As published by KEI
4-Aug-2015  | RCEP: draft IP text from India (Oct 2014) As published by KEI
21-Jul-2015  | Brazil-Malawi ICFA (2015)


3-Sep-2015  Disastrous TPP
John Swaim: TPP is a Tyranny Protection Plan.
1-Sep-2015  Job opening: bilaterals.org and ISDS platform shared coordinator
Ellen Elmore: Hello, I am interested in your job posting. I have looked over your post and your website and I am curious to whom I should address my letter
29-Aug-2015  The perfect pinta vs. the TTIP trade tanker
SARAH: I am in New Zealand. We also have the same problems and we have the dreaded TPPA, which is the same as the TTIP. If all the farmers around the