Mining, environment and livelihoods in Colombia.
On Sunday a demonstration is planned in Montréal against the Canada Israel Free Trade Agreement. Under the banner “Against Israel’s annexation of the Jordan Valley.
Des organisations de solidarité internationale alertent sur la crise sanitaire, sociale, politique et écologique que vit le Brésil alors que l’Union européenne finalise un accord de commerce décrié avec les pays du Mercosur
Trade liberalisation is incompatible with women’s human rights and gender equality when corporations exploit women’s cheap labour as a source of comparative advantage.
Green groups have renewed their demand for the EU and member states to jointly withdraw from the controversial Energy Charter Treaty (ECT).
Kenya’s free trade deal with the US has been challenged before the East Africa Court of Justice days after the two countries opened negotiations on duty-free imports.
European Ombudsman has opened an inquiry into why the European Commission did not finalize an updated Sustainability Impact Assessment before the conclusion of the Mercosur-EU trade agreement in June 2019.
Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Norway are undermining farmers’ rights to seeds in the countries of the global South
Kenya should abandon or, at the very least, postpone the United States-Kenya Free Trade Agreement negotiations to a later date, civil society groups say in letter to the AfCFTA Secretariat.
One year ago, Bolsonaro, Macri, Macron and Merkel announced the “biggest economic area in the world”. It is unlikely that anything will come of it.
Kenya’s negotiations for a free trade deal with America has received opposition from organisations drawn from across Africa.
Countries could be facing a wave of cases from transnational corporations suing governments over actions taken to respond to the Covid pandemic using a system known as investor-state dispute settlement, or ISDS. Some 630 organisations from across the world, representing hundreds of millions of people, are calling on governments in an open letter to urgently take action to shut down this threat.
Activists in Switzerland are calling for a ‘Stop Palm Oil’ referendum opposing the Swiss free trade agreement (FTA) with Indonesia. They submitted thousands of signed petitions to the Federal Chancellery in Bern on Monday.
A golf course, free-trade agreements, and the fight for the soul of a city
Honduran environmental activist Berta Cáceres was a strong voice against free trade and fought for the Lenca people’s right to live on their sacred land.
International investment law and investor dispute arbitration too often fail to notice the concerns of local actors. Governance of these international mechanisms needs to take a more holistic, development-based view of the issues.
A membership network comprising civil society organizations, trade unions and farmer groups strongly opposed the proposed Kenya-US FTA, as Kenyan President announced a delay in talks.
The 15 governments must consider the adverse impact of the mega FTA and put an end to trade agreements such as RCEP as they only increase protection and power of multinational corporations.
Sign-on the letter for organisations.
The #NoCPTPP hashtag is back on trend overnight, after the Shippers’ Council supported Thailand to participate in CPTPP negotiations to create impetus for the economy.