TNI in the news

TNI fellows, staff and consultants who are quoted, interviewed, featured or published in other media outlets. Please note that as many of our network also work for other organisations, we do not assume to take credit for all of these media "hits."

De Wereld Morgen
De Europese Commissie heeft op 12 september 2014 een Europees Burgerinitiatief voor inspraak in de onderhandelingen over het TTIP-vrijhandelsakkoord tussen de EU en de VS verworpen. Volgens Europarlementslid Bart Staes (Groen) is dit 'een politiek gemotiveerde beslissing', die ingaat tegen de beloftes van nieuw commissievoorzitter Juncker.
September 2014
la diaria

El II Seminario Internacional de Empresas Públicas, coorganizado por el Transnational Institute y Antel, se propuso analizar y reivindicar las empresas públicas como motor del desarrollo nacional.

September 2014
IRIN

Already widely reduced to statelessness and in many cases forced into camps for displaced people, an 800,000-strong population of Muslims in western Myanmar now faces increasing efforts to eradicate the very word they use to identify themselves as a group.

September 2014
Middle East Online

President Obama should have spent his fifteen minutes of prime time Wednesday night talking about diplomacy. Instead of a four-part mostly military plan, he should have outlined four key diplomatic moves, suggests Phyllis Bennis.

September 2014
Middle East Online

President Obama should have spent his fifteen minutes of prime time Wednesday night talking about diplomacy. Instead of a four-part mostly military plan, he should have outlined four key diplomatic moves, suggests Phyllis Bennis.

September 2014
Myanmar Times

The head of the United Nations’ technical advisory board for Myanmar’s census has dismissed criticisms of the process and blamed civil society and human rights groups for having “inflamed” tensions surrounding the count.

September 2014
The Blazoned Press

La clausola ISDS che potrebbe venir introdotta nel Trattato Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership si basa giuridicamente sui cosiddetti Trattati Bilaterali di Investimento (Tbi), accordi stipulati tra due governi per fissare le condizioni sugli investimenti esteri delle società private dei due paesi, alle quali vengono garantiti tutti gli strumenti legali necessari per far valere il proprio “diritto al profitto” a discapito di tutele sociali, economiche ed ambientali per i cittadini.

September 2014
Volkskrant

Minister Ploumen (Buitenlandse Handel en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking) zou geen steun moeten geven aan het ISDS, het klachtenmechanisme dat onderdeel is van het Europese vrijhandelsverdragen TTIP

September 2014
The Blazoned Press

Ttip, Icsid e Tisa. Ovvero il “corrispettivo economico della Nato”[1], il Tribunale del “diritto al profitto” e un accordo di privatizzazione dei servizi pubblici che sarebbe dovuto rimanere segreto almeno per altri cinque anni.

Tre sigle sconosciute ai più che rappresentano perfettamente quello che, insieme al potere dei gruppi criminali, può considerarsi l’unico, vero, potere globale: il potere delle imprese multinazionali

September 2014
francetvinfo

Les pêcheurs artisanaux sont de plus en plus menacés dans le monde : c’est le constat fait par l’ONG Transnational Institute (TNI) dans un rapport publié début septembre.

September 2014
Il Fatto Quotidiano

La (micro) proprietà contro il land grabbing, il furto di terra a danno delle comunità di contadini. L’Unione internazionale dei notai (Uinl), una lobby che associa notai di 86 Paesi, propone di sperimentare il titolo di proprietà semplificata nei Paesi a rischio espropriazione delle terre. E cerca in Expo un palcoscenico dove diffondere questa buona pratica.

September 2014
Le Soir

Les pêcheurs artisanaux sont de plus en plus menacés dans le monde par des acteurs économiques plus forts qui prennent progressivement le contrôle des ressources halieutiques avec des conséquences sur l’environnement, d’après l’ONG Transnational Institute.

September 2014
Carta Capital

Estudo revela: multiplicam-se iniciativas que mobilizam inteligência social para gerir serviços públicos, livrando-os da burocracia estatista e dos riscos de mercantilização

September 2014
Observatoire des Multinationales

La négociation d’un vaste traité de commerce transatlantique pourrait aussi venir changer la donne. Les traités de libre-échange, et en particulier leurs clauses de protection des investisseurs, constituent en effet l’un des armes favorites de l’industrie du tabac et de ses lobbyistes.

September 2014
De Volkskrant

Er is zwaar over onderhandeld en het lijkt op het eerste gezicht een zege, vrij handelsverkeer tussen Europa en Canada. Maar er zit ook een minder zonnig kantje aan dit bejubelde akkoord.

August 2014
All Africa

The 2014 People's Summit opened yesterday (14 August 2014) with over two hundred delegates from La Via Campesina Africa, the Rural Women's Assembly (RWA), WoMin and the People's Dialogue demanding renewed focus on issues affecting farmers, rural women and mining impacted communities.

August 2014
The Irish Times

Increasing numbers of women are being locked up in the ferocious prison systems of Latin America in the so-called “war against drugs”. Often poor and black, they are among the hardest hit members of society, according to recently published reports from the United Nations and Transnational Institute.

August 2014
Myanmar Times

Census results on Myanmar’s ethnic populations will not be published until after the 2015 general election, an official in charge of the census has told The Myanmar Times.

August 2014
Netzfrauen

TTIP – Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Abkommen – Das Freihandelsabkommen zwischen der EU und den USA – Mal ehrlich, wollen wir Europäer das? – Hormonfleisch – Geklonte Tiere – Gen-Lebensmittel – Chlorhühner – Aufgeweichte Kennzeichnungspflicht.

July 2014
Reuters

Paris's move to take back water supplies inspires others

July 2014