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  1. Seis claves del blindaje de las empresas en el 'TTIP canadiense'

    19 September 2016
    In the media

    Público - Un informe al que 'Público' ha tenido acceso en primicia alerta de los peligros del mecanismo de protección de inversores en el CETA, y recuerda los resultados de otros acuerdos de libre comercio anteriores, que teóricamente también iban a resultar positivos.

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

    26 November 2014
    Article

    Een meerderheid van de Tweede Kamer stemde gisterenmiddag in met de motie van Jasper van Dijk (SP) en Bram van Ojik (Groenlinks) over geen ISDS clausule in de handelsverdragen tussen de EU en Canada (CETA) en de VS (TTIP).  

  3. La democracia en venta

    • Pia Eberhardt, Blair Redlin, Cecile Toubeau
    20 November 2014
    Policy briefing

    El mecanismo de solución de controversias entre inversores y Estados incluido en el ambicioso acuerdo de integración económica entre Canadá y la Unión Europea impide que los Gobiernos actúen en el interés público.

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

    Alejandro López de Miquel
    19 November 2014
    In the media

    Varias organizaciones advierten de los peligros del polémico acuerdo entre Bruselas y Ottawa, pendiente de ratificación, que permitirá a las empresas demandar a los estados en los que inviertan si estos realizan cambios normativos que afecten a sus inversiones.

  5. Trading away Democracy

    • Pia Eberhardt, Blair Redlin, Cecile Toubeau
    18 November 2014
    Policy briefing

    The Investor-state dispute settlement mechanism in the far-reaching economic integration agreement between Canada and the European Union prevents governments from acting in the public interest.

  6. El derecho a decir no

    • Cecilia Olivet, Timothé Feodoroff, Pia Eberhardt, Emma Lui, Stuart Trew
    17 July 2013
    Policy briefing

    Mientras los estados miembros de la UE consideran las implicaciones medioambientalmente arriesgadas del desarrollo del fracking, hay negociaciones en marcha para un controvertido Acuerdo Económico y de Comercio Global (CETA) que garantizaría a los inversores el derecho a impugnar las decisiones de los gobiernos de prohibir y regular el fracking.

  7. The right to say no

    • Cecilia Olivet, Timothé Feodoroff, Pia Eberhardt, Emma Lui, Stuart Trew
    13 May 2013
    Policy briefing

    As European Union (EU) member states consider the implications of environmentally risky shale gas development (fracking), negotiations are underway for a controversial EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) which would grant investors the right to challenge governments’ decision to ban and regulate fracking.

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    EU-Canada trade agreement threatens fracking bans

    08 May 2013
    In the media

    The proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union (EU) and Canada would grant energy companies far-reaching rights to challenge bans and regulations of environmentally damaging shale gas development (fracking), a new briefing by Corporate Europe Observatory, The Council of Canadians and the Transnational Institute shows.

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

    07 May 2013
    In the media

    Corporate Europe observatory (Ceo), Council of Canadians e Transnational institute pubblicano il dossier The right to say no: EU-Canada trade agreement threatens fracking bans, nel quale rivela che mentre l'Unione europea sta indagando sugli impatti ambientali del fracking per estrarre lo shale gas sta anche trattando con il Canada per firmare il controverso Comprehensive economic and trade agreement (Ceta) che, con una clausola, concederebbe agli investitori nordamericani il diritto di impugnare le decisioni dei singoli governi europei che vietano o regolano in maniera stringente lo stesso fracking.

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

    07 May 2013
    In the media

    L’Accord Économique et Commercial Global (AECG) en cours de négociations entre l’Union Européenne (UE) et le Canada accorderait aux compagnies énergétiques des possibilités étendues pour venir défier les régulations et interdictions de développement du gaz de schiste (par la fracturation hydraulique, dommageable pour l’environnement) démontre un nouveau rapport du Corporate Europe Observatory, Conseil des Canadiens et Transnational Institute.


     
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    More Than Backpedaling on NAFTA

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    29 October 2009
    Article

    Obama has not just backpedaled from his campaign commitments to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He has ended up expanding the accord which will remove even more checks and balances on the exchange of capital, services, and goods.

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    Three Amigos Summit

    Sarah Anderson, Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    16 April 2008
    Article
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    Participatory Budgeting in Canada:

    01 February 2006
    Article

    In Canada, participatory budgeting is being applied in new ways, generating new strategies for progressive urban politics. This paper explores the initial Canadian experiences with participatory budgeting: Guelph's Neighbourhood Support Coalition, Toronto Community Housing's Tenant Participation System, and Ridgeview School's participatory budget in Vancouver, as well as the City of Toronto's 'Listening to Toronto' budget consultations.