Past events

Cremation of Praful Bidwai

June 2015
New Delhi
India

The cremation of Praful Bidwai will take place at Lodi Crematorium in New Delhi

Studentendebat: Is TTIP gezond?

June 2015
Utrecht
Netherlands

Debat over TTIP met o.a. Fred Teeven (VVD), Bas Eickhout (GroenLinks) en Agnes Jongerius (PvdA). Ook Nefarma, de brancheorganisatie van de farmaceutische bedrijven is aanwezig. Remco van de Pas en Erik Wesselius zullen deze zaken kritisch bespreken.

Building Peace in Permanent War: Terrorist Listing & Conflict Transformation

June 2015

The groundbreaking report, Building Peace in Permanent War, Terrorist Listing and Conflict Transformation, provides empirical data on how counterterrorism legislation has affected peacebuilding practice at the local and international level. On June 24, co-authors Vicki Sentas and Louise Boon-Kuo will discuss their report in a webinar, with commentary from U.S. peacebuilding expert Lisa Schirch.

Improving Global Drug Policy: Comparative Perspectives and UNGASS

June 2015

As the world prepares for the 2016 United Nations Special Session of the General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS 2016), the global counter-narcotics regime faces profound challenges.

How will TTIP change our world?

June 2015
Amsterdam
Netherlands

Hella Hueck (RTL Nieuws) will interview Manuel Pérez Rocha, fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) in Washington and Associate of the Transnational Institute (TNI) in Amsterdam, author  of ‘The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): Why the World Should Beware (2015)’. And Walden Bello, TNI associate and co-founder of Focus on the Global South. Until very recently, he served in Philippine’s House of Representatives.

Extent of Farmland Grabbing in the EU

June 2015
Brussels
Canada

Presentation in the European Parliament of a new study on the extent of farmland grabbing in the EU.

Building Blocks of the Treaty Proposal

June 2015
Switzerland

A side event to the UN Treaty Proposal on Rules for Business and Investors

Days of Mobilisation VS EU CELAC Summit

June 2015

On the occasion of the EU-CELAC Summit, social movements from Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean organize a series of activities to expose the current conjuncture of the intensifying corporate-led trade and investment architecture between European and the Latin American and Caribbean countries and the deepening social resistance globally.

Trade is war: lecture and interview with Yash Tandon

June 2015
Amsterdam
Netherlands

The currently negotiated Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the US and the EU (TTIP) is higly controversial and has ignited the public debate about the costs and benefits of globalisation to society at large. In the Netherlands, concerns are raised on transparency, the growing power of big companies and the consequences for the environment. The TTIP debate is hot! But how should we view TTIP in the bigger picture around global free trade, the relation between the North and the South and the geopolitical dynamics behind free trade agreements?

Cardinal Points - Photo Exhibition

May 2015

For personal and professional reasons my life revolves around four cardinal points that ultimately are two: the South and the North. The South of Latin America and the North of Europe; Uruguay and the Netherlands; Montevideo and Amsterdam. The South often expands into the East of Asia or the West of Africa, and the North extends to the West of the Americas or the East of the Mediterranean.