NAFTA 2.0: Will our feminist government walk the equality talk?

15-ago-2017The Globe and Mail Renegotiating the agreement is an opportunity for Canada’s self-proclaimed feminist government to put words into action by tackling gender inequality and the structural barriers that female workers and business owners face across all three countries.

Cuestiones claves

Rising demands for data localization a response to weak data protection mechanisms

15-ago-2017 Electronic Frontier FoundationDon’t trust data localization exceptions in trade agreements to guarantee protection of personal data.

Textos de los acuerdos

21-jul-2017  | EU-Mexico FTA - EU text proposals (July 2017) All texts as available as of 18 July 2017
14-jul-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft chapters (July 2017) 19 draft chapters, as released by the European Commission
28-jun-2017  | EU-Japan - mandate (Jul 2012) As leaked by Greenpeace (in German)
28-jun-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft chapters (Jan 2016 - Jan 2017) 14 draft chapters, as leaked by Greenpeace


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