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  1. Destructive biofuels and wood-based biomass out of next Renewable Energy Directive say 115 organisations to EU renewables consultation

    10 February 2016
    Press release

    Campaigners say: False solutions to climate change do not cut emissions but damage land and livelihoods in other countries

  2. Press release: Letterbox arms companies in the Netherlands

    23 December 2015
    Press release

    Many arms companies use the Netherlands for tax evasion constructions, writes Stop Wapenhandel in a research report published today. Seven out of the ten biggest global arms companies have tax constructions in the Netherlands.

  3. Myanmar Opium Farmers' Forum report published today

    14 December 2015
    Press release

    Today the Myanmar Opium Farmers' Forum released the report of its third meeting. The report stresses that farmers grow opium to ensure food security for their families and to provide for basic needs, and to have access to health and education. According to the report, "The large majority of opium farmers are not rich and grow it for their survival. Therefore, they should not be treated as criminals."

  4. 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
  5. Los acuerdos comerciales de la UE ponen en peligro la transición a las renovables

    Association Internationale de Techniciens, Experts et Chercheurs (AITEC), Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), PowerShift, Transnational Institute
    08 December 2015
    Press release
  6. Nuevos estudios revelan un incremento en el encarcelamiento por delitos de drogas

    03 November 2015
    Press release

    México, D.F. — Hoy, el Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho (CEDD) lanza varios nuevos estudios que muestran que el encarcelamiento masivo por delitos de drogas no violentos  ha aumentado a nivel regional.

  7. New Studies Reveal Increase in Incarceration for Drug Offenses in the Americas

    03 November 2015
    Press release

    Mexico City — Today, the Research Consortium on Drugs and the Law (Colectivo de Estudios Drogas y Derecho, CEDD) will release a series of new studies showing that mass incarceration for nonviolent drug offenses has increased across the region. 

  8. U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger shaking hands with Pinochet in 1976

    El TNI e IPS aplauden la desclasificación de los documentos del asesinato de Letelier y Moffitt

    Transnational Institute
    03 November 2015
    Press release

    El Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) y el Transnational Institute (TNI) aplauden que el Departamento de Estado estadounidense haya desclasificado los documentos relacionados con el asesinato en 1976 de dos de sus colegas por orden de la dictadura chilena e instan a que se desclasifique la documentación restante.

  9. U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger shaking hands with Pinochet in 1976

    TNI and IPS applaud declassification of Letelier-Moffitt assassination case documents

    Transnational Institute
    08 October 2015
    Press release

    The Institute for Policy Studies and Transnational Institute applaud the U.S. Department of State for finally declassifying documents related to the 1976 assassination of two IPS colleagues by agents of the Chilean dictatorship and call for the remaining ones to be declassified.

  10. Social Movements Help the United Nations Human Rights Council to Stay the Course on Creating a Binding Treaty for Transnational Corporations

    13 July 2015
    Press release

    Dozens of organizations and social movements mobilized this week in Geneva to send a strong message to the United Nations Human Rights Council, to urge them to take action against corporate impunity. The negotiation of a binding instrument on Transnational Corporations (TNCs) and Human Rights is an unmatched opportunity to provide access to justice

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    Social movements Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty Against Corporate-led Trade

    08 June 2015
    Press release

    A broad coalition of social movements from Latin America and Europe organise three days of mobilisation (8-10 June) in Brussels and Strasbourg to mark the EU-CELAC Summit (10-11 June)

  12. Europarlementariërs kiezen de kant van bedrijfs-lobbyisten in TTIP-stemming

    28 May 2015
    Press release

    Eerder vandaag heeft het committee voor internationale handel in het Europees Parlement een resolutie aangenomen die steun uitspreekt voor het Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). De stemming is een klap in het gezicht van de Europese publieke opinie, waar het Europese burgerinitiatief tegen de geheimzinnige handelsovereenkomst inmiddels bijna twee miljoen keer is ondertekend, met in Nederland meer dan 60.000 handtekeningen.

     
  13. La creciente ola de ciudades que está poniendo fin a la privatización y optando por los servicios públicos del agua alcanza ya a 100 millones de personas en 37 países

    09 April 2015
    Press release

    En vísperas de la celebración del Foro Mundial del Agua de 2015, el Transnational Institute y otras organizaciones publican una nueva investigación sobre el número creciente de ciudades que están recuperando el control público de los servicios de agua y saneamiento.

  14. Jakarta Court cancels World's biggest Water Privatisation after 18 year Failure

    25 March 2015
    Press release

    The Central Jakarta District Court on 24 March annulled the water privatisation contracts of Suez (PT PAM Lyonnaise Jaya – Palyja) and Aetra, finding that the Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) were negligent in fulfilling the human right to water for Jakarta’s residents.

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    Time to act is now!

    17 March 2015
    Press release

    Just few days left to the inauguration of the new building of the ECB. Great participation is expected from all over Europe: social movements, activists, migrants, precarious and industry workers, trade-unions and parties will come to Frankfurt to say no to austerity and contest the authority of ECB and the other EU institutions.

  16. TNI llama a un debate amplio y abierto que considere todas las opciones en la UNGASS 2016

    Martin Jelsma
    10 March 2015
    Press release

    A poco más de un año de la UNGASS 2016, no tiene ninguna credibilidad negar la realidad de que el panorama de la política de drogas ha cambiado y que se está violando el sistema. El Secretario General Ban Ki-moon instó a los Estados miembros a utilizar la UNGASS 2016 sobre drogas para "llevar a cabo un debate amplio y abierto que considere todas las opciones". TNI llama a armar un grupo consultivo de expertos que abarque cuestiones clave y desarrolle recomendaciones para lidiar mejor con temas polémicos después de la UNGASS 2016, en preparación de la próxima revisión de alto nivel de la ONU en 2019.

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    MEPs must protect public from EU-US trade deal threat

    02 March 2015
    Press release

    As the European Parliament drafts its opinion on the controversial TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) talks, 375 civil society organisations from across Europe have called on EU decision-makers to protect citizens, workers, and the environment from the threats it poses.

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    Customary Land tenure and rotation fallow Farming System must be Recognized and Protected Legally

    15 February 2015
    Press release

    Land is a critical issue for Myanmar. Existing land laws are widely recognized as being inadequate to protect security of tenure for farmers, especially those using customary land tenure systems not currently recognized by the law.
     

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