The latest leaks of teh Trade in Services Agreement show prohibitions on requiring foreign companies to employ local workers, says Deborah James
"It’s time to halt the negotiations, publish the secret texts and ensure the widest possible public debate to expose the full extent of the threat these treaties pose to democracy and the labour movement," international trade union organizations say.
After their high-level Washington, D.C., meeting on Oct. 16-17, TiSA negotiators will next meet on the sidelines of an Oct. 21-22 WTO “mini-ministerial” meeting in Oslo.
Prospects for an outcome in the controversial plurilateral talks on Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) by the end of this year appear grim and complicated.
The European Commission is publishing two new proposals tabled during the 20th round of talks for a Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), which took place in Geneva.
As released by the European Commission
In a move likely to inject momentum into the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) talks, India has indicated it is willing to compromise on its three-tiered tariff schedule.
A new coalition of cloud companies has published a code of conduct to keep European data inside Europe, just as the issue looks set to become one of the most hotly contested points in the controversial Trade in Services Agreement (TISA).
Countries negotiating an international agreement on trade in services plan to meet in early December to try to finalize the deal
TiSA is the perfect example on how the new generation of trade agreements is threatening our security and privacy online and non-discriminatory internet access.
Controversial Trade in Services Agreement (Tisa) could make it harder for governments to favour clean energy over fossil fuels as part of efforts to keep temperature rises to 1.5C
Analysis of the April 2016 text leaked in September 2016
As published by the European Commission
Under the framework of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (“CEPA”), several developments have been made in the area of trade in services.
WikiLeaks releases new secret documents from the controversial Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) currently being negotiated by the US, EU and 22 other countries that account for over 2/3rds of global GDP.