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  1. Why workers should reject RCEP

    Benny Kuruvilla, Susana Barria
    16 June 2017
    Article

    What is the RCEP and why should Indian workers be worried about it?

  2. Why did Ecuador terminate all its Bilateral investment treaties?

    Cecilia Olivet
    25 May 2017
    Article

    On 16 May, Ecuador became the fifth country to terminate all its Bilateral investment treaties (BIT). Why did it make this decision? TNI researcher Cecilia Olivet, and president of the Ecuadorian Citizens Commission that audited the country’s investment protection treaties, shares her insider perspective.

  3. Investment protection treaties endanger democratic reform and peace initiatives in Myanmar

    Pietje Vervest
    10 January 2017
    Article

    In the volatile and fragile context of Myanmar's nascent democratic reform, investment protection treaties must not be allowed to negatively affect processes that would make Myanmar more peaceful and democratic.

  4. European and Canadian civil society groups call for rejection of CETA

    29 November 2016
    Article

    Joint Statement : 455 European and Canadian civil society groups call for rejection of CETA

  5. Legal statement on investment protection in TTIP and CETA

    17 October 2016
    Article

    Investment protection and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanisms are perhaps the most contentious aspects of TTIP and CETA. These mechanisms provide foreign investors with the right to sue the EU or its Member States in private tribunals over potential losses in profit due to current or new public welfare regulations.

  6. Suspend negotiations for an investment protection agreement between the EU and Myanmar

    16 October 2016
    Article

    Civil society from Myanmar and the European Union are calling for the suspension of negotiations for an investment protection agreement between the EU and Myanmar until the European Court of Justice has ruled on the compatibility of the controversial Investment Court System (ICS) dispute settlement mechanism, with the EU Treaties.

  7. Nick Dearden | The Big #TTIPALARM Festival

    22 August 2016
    Multi-media

    Nick Dearden on why we have to fight against TTIP and CETA, and why he believes we are on the winning side. Listen to the closing speech of the Big #TTIPalarm Festival held in Amsterdam, 29 May 2016.

  8. A small protest sign saying 'small is beautiful, TTIP is not'

    TTIP leaks confirm civil society concerns

    02 May 2016
    Article

    248 pages of leaked documents confirm concerns: In a misguided effort to conclude one of the most ambitious trade deals ever, negotiators are arguing away hard-won health, workplace, food, farming and environmental safeguards, while pushing power further from electorates, citizens and regulators, and deeper into the hands of businesses, corporations and interest groups.  

  9. ISDS carve-out: Gus van Harten

    30 November 2015
    Multi-media

    Public talk by Professor Gus van Harten, presenting the findings of
    his recent report "An ISDS carve-out to support action on climate
    change”. 

  10. ISDS for ultimate deregulation

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  11. TTIP: the new model for FTAs

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  12. TTIP: corporate power grab

    John Hilary
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  13. Pressure on superstore regulations

    Dharmendra Kumar
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  14. India's new model BIT

    Dharmendra Kumar
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  15. Indonesia’s alternative approach to ISDS

    Riza Damanik
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  16. ISDS and the Costs for states

    Joseph Purugganan
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  17. ISDS and the Philip Morris Case

    Charles Santiago
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  18. ISDS and Regulatory Chill

    Charles Santiago
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  19. Structural flaws of ISDS

    Gus van Harten, Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media

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