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APRN Newsletter First Quarter 2016

May 6, 2016

This issue of the APRN quarterly newsletter features APRN’s engagement with the Agenda 2030 at the regional level through the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD).

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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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