Corporate Power Media

Towards a Just and Inclusive Asia and Europe

13 October 2014
The 10th Asia Europe People’s Forum (AEPF10) tackled five major themes, or People’s Visions, which represent AEPF’s hopes for citizens of the ASEM member countries and the communities they live in. This is their final declaration.

Pourquoi les lobbies du tabac adorent les traités de libre-échange

31 August 2014
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.

Southern Africa: SADC People's Summit Roars into Life

17 August 2014
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.

European Citizens' Initiative demands: Stop negotiations for TTIP and CETA

15 July 2014
European Citizens' Initiative demands: Stop negotiations for TTIP and CETA ECI-Registration 15 July 2015 – criticism: insufficient democratic participation and weakening of standards

Wie wint de slag om het vrijhandelsverdrag: het grootkapitaal of de burger?

4 July 2014
Het vrijhandelsverdrag tussen de Europese Unie en de Verenigde Staten: een lovenswaardige poging belemmeringen voor handel op te ruimen waar burgers van zullen profiteren, noemen voorstanders het. Achterkamertjespolitiek die het grootkapitaal vrij spel zal geven, zeggen tegenstanders. Hoe gevaarlijk is het zogenoemde TTIP nu echt?

Social movements celebrate historic UN vote against impunity

26 June 2014
Twenty country members of the United Nations Human Rights Council, representing a population of 3.8 billion people, voted today in favour of a historic resolution to build a binding treaty against TNC human rights abuses.

Broad Pan-EU civil society coalition rejects US-EU free trade deal process

21 May 2014
More than 120 organisations critizise the corporate agenda in the TTIP negotiations

Global Movement for a Binding Treaty

7 May 2014
The Treaty Alliance calls on UN Human Rights Council members to support an initiative in June that would begin a process towards creating an international treaty to address corporate human rights violations.

Governments Crushing Their Own

29 April 2014
In some developing countries, the police are being used to put down indigenous opposition to the alliance of state and corporate power over resource extraction.

La moitié des terres en Europe est contrôlée par 3% de gros propriétaires

17 April 2014
Les phénomènes de concentration et d’accaparement des terres ne concernent pas que l’Afrique ou l’Asie. Les gros propriétaires terriens sont aussi très actifs au sein de l’Union européenne. C’est ce que montre une infographie publiée le 14 avril par l’organisation Transnational Institute basée à Amsterdam.