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  1. The Hidden Costs of RCEP and corporate trade deals in Asia

    • Cecilia Olivet, Kat Moore, Sam Cossar-Gilbert, Natacha Cingotti
    08 Diciembre 2016
    Report

    The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal under negotiation between 16 Asian countries would grant corporations exclusive rights to sue governments at international tribunals. This report reveals that investors have launched 50 lawsuits at secret international arbitration tribunals against governments negotiating the RCEP agreement for a total of at least $31 billion US dollars. These lawsuits provide a warning of the potential high costs of the proposed RCEP trade deal. RCEP will deepen the rights of investors and lock in place this system of privatised justice.

  2. People’s Forum on BRICS

    The rise of Chinese TNCs, BRICS, and current global challenges

    Dorothy Grace Guerrero
    21 Octubre 2016
    Article

    China now hosts the second largest number of major TNCs after the US. How will they fare in a stagnant global economy?

  3. New agreement brings no end to war on drugs in ASEAN

    26 Abril 2016
    En los medios

    Myanmar Times - A global meeting on drugs failed to deliver a highly anticipated shift from a punitive approach to narcotics, disappointing Myanmar advocacy groups.