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Nederlands parlement sluit zich aan bij Duitsland en Frankrijk in verzet tegen arbitrage in handelsverdragen

Dutch
Collection: 
CETA
ISDS
TTIP
Suites: 
Trade & Investment
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Article
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Een dergelijke clausule stelt buitenlandse investeerders in staat landen rechtstreeks aan te klagen bij particuliere internationale tribunalen en daar compensatie te eisen voor wetgeving, bijvoorbeeld op het gebied van volksgezondheid, het milieu en financiële stabiliteit, waarvan zij menen dat deze hun winsten dreigen aan te tasten.... Read more

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El Tratado de Libre Comercio con Canadá, caballo de Troya de las multinacionales en Europa

Collection: 
CETA
Spanish
Suites: 
Trade & Investment
Comercio e Inversiones
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Type: 
In the media
Body: 

Vendiendo la Democracia: Cómo las reglas de protección de inversiones del CETA amenazan los servicios públicos en Canadá y en la UE es el último informe publicado por más de una docena de organizaciones canadienses y europeas, como el Transnational Institute, el Observatorio Corporativo Europeo o el Centro Canadiense de Alternativas Políticas: organizaciones sociales, think tanks y ONGs que... Read more

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EU-Canada trade agreement threatens fracking bans

English
Collection: 
CETA
Land Grabbing
Water Grabbing
Land sovereignty
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
Subtitle: 
Type: 
In the media
Body: 

As Canadian negotiators visit Brussels this week to move the CETA negotiations further towards conclusion, "The right to say no" warns the proposed investment protection clauses in the agreement would jeopardise governments' ability to regulate or ban fracking.... Read more

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Fraking di gas e petrolio, trattato Ue-Canada per superare il bando in molti Paesi europei?

English
Collection: 
Land Grabbing
BITS
Trade
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
Subtitle: 
Le multinazionali americane all’assalto della legislazione europea
Type: 
In the media
Body: 

Il dossier sottolinea che «Problemi ambientali e di salute pubblica legati alla fracking hanno creato sfiducia e resistenza popolare, al punto che la maggior parte dei Paesi interessati in Europa con risorse di shale gas stanno prendendo posizioni contro il fracking. Francia e Bulgaria lo hanno già vietato, mentre Romania, Irlanda, Repubblica Ceca, Danimarca e Nord Reno-Westfalia in Germania... Read more

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L’accord commercial entre l’UE et le Canada menace les interdictions de la fracturation hydraulique

English
Collection: 
Land Grabbing
Water Grabbing
BITS
Trade
Suites: 
Agrarian Justice
Subtitle: 
Type: 
In the media
Body: 

Actuellement, les États membres de l’UE étudient les risques environnementaux et de santé publique liés à cette technologie nouvellement populaire pour extraire les gaz ou le pétrole naturel difficile d’accès. Alors que la majorité des pays concernés avec des dotations en gaz de schiste prennent des positions contre la fracturation hydraulique, les puissantes compagnies pétrolières et gazières... Read more

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More Than Backpedaling on NAFTA

Collection: 
Trade
Trade
English
Suites: 
Alternative Regionalisms
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Article
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A bizarre meeting on the "Future of North America" was scheduled to take place on November 2 and 3. Members of the newly created, self-appointed "Commission on North American Prosperity" would have gathered in Toronto. Amazingly, the meeting was considered a "summit," even though none of the presidents slated to lead it are sitting presidents. There was George H.W. Bush representing the United... Read more

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