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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. Rethinking Corporatization and Public Services in the Global South

    16 Marzo 2015
    Book

    After three decades of privatization and anti-state rhetoric, government ownership and public management are back in vogue.

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    Ending Burma’s Conflict Cycle?

    21 Febrero 2012
    Policy briefing

    Peace does not just involve the government and ethnic armed opposition groups, but involves all of Burma's citizens.

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    15 years of the Asia-Europe People’s Forum

    20 Febrero 2012
    Report

    Review of 15 years of Asia European Peoples' Forum reveals its crucial role as the only permanent network and forum linking Asian and European movements and organisations, but also calls for reform to strengthen its work in the future.

       
  5. Water democracy

    • Mary Ann B. Manahan, Nami Yamamoto
    29 Noviembre 2007
    Book

    Compilation of 19 new essays written by civil society activists, trade unionists and other water practitioners in Asia on the fight against water privatisation and the experiences of building progressive public alternatives.