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Stop the Energy Charter Treaty

This obscure treaty from the 1990s grants sweeping rights and protections to big energy investors – mainly fossil fuel companies.

The rise and demise of NAFTA Chapter 11

The removal of investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) from the renegotiated NAFTA was a critical victory but Canada, the US and Mexico continue to be enmeshed in an extensive web of bilateral and regional accords containing ISDS.

Rehabilitating protection and resituating trade agreements

Recent calls for the US to launch a trade dispute over Mexico’s proposed decree to ban glyphosate and the planting and importation of GM corn mischaracterize the science on glyphosate, the decree and the role of US trade policy.
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EU commits sh21b towards AfCFTA operationalisation

The European Union has pledged to commit an additional €5m (about sh21.7b) towards the second phase of the African Trade Observatory (ATO) to support the operationalisation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
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