CSOs call for Trade Minister of South Korea should not undermine the ISDS reform objectives pursued by the Prime Minister
The RCEP will destroy farm livelihoods especially in the domestic dairy sector.
We urge you to reject the USMCA and instead insist on new trade rules that would serve the interests of family farmers, ranchers, indigenous communities, farm and food chain workers, consumers and our environment in all three nations.
The RCEP mega-trade agreement if adopted will change how governments decide on rights to land and who has access to it. Therefore, it has the potential to increase land grabbing across Asia – already a huge problem in this region.
The Irish Government has been accused of throwing farmers under the bus with the Mercosur trade deal.
CSOs and other observers of the trade agreement have needed to rely on leaked 2015 documents to get a picture of what was on the table for discussion and whether there were protections offered to vulnerable communities and the environment.
The report critically analyzes the USMCA and sets out alternatives that would give priority to human rights and the rights of nature over corporate rights.
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal would undermine environmental protections in Asia.
The signing of the Free Trade Agreement between Mercosur and the European Union represents a major blow for Brazil and other Mercosur countries in national sovereignty, social rights and inclusive and sustainable development projects
Asia Pacific trade unions jointly urge participating governments to ensure the RCEP meets unions’ five key demands.
Intellectual property barriers, which would hinder access to affordable medicines, have supposedly been removed from the draft RCEP free-trade agreement (FTA).
FTA Watch would like to urge the Thai negotiation team for the RCEP to have a
strong position to reject proposals on Intellectual Property Enforcement chapter.
New research published today reveals the devastating consequences of the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) system
Several new trade pacts that cater to transnational corporations, like the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or the proposed deals pending with Europe, threaten to radically change the map and wipe out India’s small dairy producers.
In an open letter, over 340 civil society organisations are demanding that the European Union immediately halt free trade agreement negotiations with the Mercosur bloc (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay) on the grounds of deteriorating human rights and environmental conditions in Brazil.
A new study of trade and investment deals concluded in 2018 by UNCTAD shows that most have either omitted ISDS altogether or severely limited its scope, reports AFTINET
Forty-one organizations from the region of Aysen, in southern Chile, demanded that their representatives in the Senate reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP11) when submitted to vote.
We urge the complete halt of US-Japan trade negotiations that undermine the livelihoods of family farmers and the sovereignty of rural communities in our two countries.
Despite the failures of the EPA to deliver real development to Pacific countries it looks as though the European Union will once again, through the Post Cotonou Agreement, push for enhanced and undistorted access for European investments to Pacific resources.
Quite a few Senegalese people are fed up with the recolonization of their country by French capitalism. They have gathered among several citizen groups to resist it.