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  1. EU-Myanmar Bilateral Investment Treaty

    27 သြဂုတ်လ 2014
    Report

    In March 2014 the European Commission received the negotiation mandate from the EU member States to start negotiating an Investment treaty with Myanmar. But what do BITS mean in practice? Is it in the best interest of the Myanmar public?
     

  2. Bilateral Investment Treaties: Public interest, social and environmental policies under threat

    14 ဧပြီလ 2011

    Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) erode the ability of governments to act in the best interests of their citizens by allowing foreign investors to sue sovereign states when governments' social, environmental and economic regulations have affected their profits. TNI, as part of the Seattle to Brussels network, is campaigning for a Just EU Investment policy that puts corporate accountability and human rights above corporate profits!

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    Video: The Dark Side of Investment Agreements

    Cecilia Olivet
    30 မေလ 2012
    Multi-media

    An animation which exposes how people are paying the costs of corporate lawsuits under international investment agreements.

       
  4. Does the EU-Malaysia FTA undermine government policy space to regulate?

    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Multi-media

    Charles Santiago, MP from Malaysia, discusses the dangers of EU-Malaysia FTA, particularly due to the inclusion of an investment protection chapter. 

  5. Discover the dark side of Investment

    27 ဇွန်လ 2012
    Article

    Introduction to the international investment regime, including key facts, links to useful resources and ideas for action.

  6. EU's note is a lobby document and not objective or complete

    20 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2014
    Article

    Seattle to Brussesls analysis: The European Commission’s note on “Investment Provisions in the EU-Canada free trade agreement ’’ is a lobby document, not an objective and complete presentation on the issue At the end of 2013 the European Commission produced a note presenting and explaining the “Investment Provisions in the EU-Canada free trade agreement” (CETA).

  7. China-EU negotiations on investment

    Roeline Knottnerus, Zhe Li
    25 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2013
    Article

    China and the EU are preparing to launch negotiations for a bilateral investment agreement at the next EU-China Summit this November. The proposed agreement would replace existing bilateral investment treaties between EU member states and China. This is the moment to develop a more balanced international investment framework that would protect the sovereign power of both parties.

  8. ASEAN Regional Forum on Investment (21-22 September, Manila)

    22 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2011
    Article

    Between 20 and 21 September 2011, 40 ASEAN campaigners and experts met in Manila to share knowledge and experiences, articulate common strategies and discuss alternatives to the current investment regime. 

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    Speculative investors claim at least 1,7 billion Euros from crisis-hit countries

    07 မတ်လ 2014
    Press release

    Speculative investors are claiming more than 1,7 billion Euros in compensation from Greece, Spain and Cyprus in private international tribunals – for measures implemented to deal with economic crises, a new report released today by the Transnational Institute (TNI) and Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) reveals.

  10. The case of Newmont Mining vs Indonesia

    • Hilde van der Pas, Riza Damanik
    12 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2014
    Policy briefing

    The case of Newmont Mining vs Indonesia is a powerful example of how investment agreements are used by companies to get exemptions from government regulations and legislation, undermining democracy and development.

  11. Crash Course: Understanding the EU Investment Agenda

    11 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2013
  12. Studentendebat: Is TTIP gezond?

    25 ဇွန်လ 2015
  13. Leaked mandate for EU-US free trade deal opens floodgate to multi-million Euro lawsuits by corporations

    05 ဇွန်လ 2013
    Press release

    The proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US will open the floodgate to multi-million Euro lawsuits from corporations challenging democratic policies to protect the environment and public health, argues a new briefing by Corporate Europe Observatory and the Transnational Institute.

  14. Arbitrators’ Role in the Recent Investment Arbitration Boom

    Cecilia Olivet, Pia Eberhardt
    27 မတ်လ 2013
    Article

    In the 2012 report Profiting from Injustice, jointly published by Corporate Europe Observatory and the Transnational Institute, we boldly asserted that law firms, arbitrators and third-party funders have, over the past two decades, helped maintain an investor-biased arbitration system and have fuelled the rise in investor-state disputes.[1]

  15. No fracking way

    • Pietje Vervest, Timothé Feodoroff, Giorgina Garibotto et al.
    06 မတ်လ 2014
    Policy briefing

    A briefing that explores how a trade agreement currently being negotiated between the US and the EU could open the way to multi-billion euro lawsuits from companies wanting to expand “fracking” for shale gas and oil.

  16. New report reveals how the EU-US trade deal risks expanding fracking

    06 မတ်လ 2014
    Press release

    A trade deal between the EU and the US risks opening the backdoor for the expansion of fracking in Europe and the US, reveals a new report released today (Thursday, March 6) [1].

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    Untangling the trade talks

    17 ဧပြီလ 2014
    Multi-media

    A debate about the impacts of the Investor to States Disputes Settlement on the environment, between representatives from the European Commission and Civil Society Organizations from Europe, US and Canada was held in Brussels during the last negotiations round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

  18. Trade: time for a new vision

    26 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2013
    Report

    For fairer and more democratic societies, people need to claim control over the EU’s trade and investment policy processes. We need to change EU’s trade and investment policies and the way in which decisions are made.

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    Waarom kankerverwekkende stoffen straks weer in onze voeding terechtkomen

    Vera Klandermans
    02 ဧပြီလ 2015
    In the media

    Libelle Daily - Chloor in kip en giftige stoffen in onze mascara willen we natuurlijk niet, maar als straks de Europese Unie met TTIP (spreek uit als tietip) instemt, gaat dat wel gebeuren…

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