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TPP deal signed amid global protests

May 4, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), touted as the biggest trade deal in history, was signed last 4 February by the US and 11 other member states amid widespread protests across the globe denouncing the deal as a ‘threat to people’s rights’ while boosting corporate power.

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Asia Pacific peoples urge governments: Do not Sign the TPPA

February 3, 2016

Peoples movements and civil society organizations representing various groups and constituencies from all over Asia Pacific are calling on TPP-member governments to not sign the deal on February 4 in New Zealand. More than 100 regional and national organizations from the region have signed a letter explaining that the TPP was not created in the […]

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WTO ‘new issues’, for whose development?

December 18, 2015

Photo by Asia Pacific Research Network After the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) fell short of the people’s demand for a binding climate deal that will set global warming below 1.5 degrees and compel developed countries to do their fair share, world leaders are gathering again this December in Nairobi, Kenya to negotiate another global […]

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