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  1. More than 500 civil society organisations from Myanmar express their concerns about the Investment Protection Agreement with the EU

    14 January 2016
    Declaration

    518 organizations from MATA Myanmar Alliance on Transparency and Accountability and 53 organizations from Lands in Our Hand network and various other civil society organizations express their concerns about investment protection in the EU-Myanmar Agreement.

  2. Move to renewables jeopardized by EU corporate trade deals

    Association Internationale de Techniciens, Experts et Chercheurs (AITEC), Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), PowerShift, Transnational Institute
    09 December 2015
    Press release
  3. Polluters’ Paradise

    07 December 2015
    Report

    Climate change action demands moving to an energy system based on renewables and leaving fossil fuels in the ground. International investment agreements, and particularly ISDS, stand in the way of energy transition. They limit the ability of governments to set the terms of their energy policy, including the support of renewable energy. Investment agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will further empower corporations to challenge strong government action on climate change

  4. 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”. 

  5. ISDS: Courting foreign investors

    • Seattle to Brussels Network (S2B), Cecilia Olivet, Marc Maes, Pia Eberhardt, Natacha Cingotti, Ante Wessels, Burghard Ilge, Peter Fuchs
    27 November 2015
    Report

    The European Commission unveiled a draft text for a chapter on investment protection and investor to state dispute settlement – now called the Investment Court System - to be included in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the US. This new system would replace the existing investor-to-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism not only in TTIP but also in all ongoing and future EU investment negotiations.

  6. Investor-state dispute settlement: special rights for investors, serious threat to our climate

    12 November 2015 - Event

    This public event will highlight the risks that provisions negotiated as part of trade agreements – such as ISDS – can pose for governments’ ability to regulate to protect the environment and act on climate change.

  7. ISDS for ultimate deregulation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Gus van Harten, Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  17. Public policies under attack

    Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  18. Attack on fracking ban

    Ilana Solomon, Lori Wallach
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media
  19. The UNASUR initiative

    Cecilia Olivet
    05 November 2015
    Multi-media

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