Tagged: TPP

BLOG: Enemies Of Human Rights Are Gearing Up

The global achievements in Human Rights protection and promotion over the last 50 years, are today under attack by aggressive corporations. Abusing free trade agreements, these corporations seek to undermine Human Rights accomplishments, in order to make it harder for governments to regulate harmful products and often-unethical operations.

BLOG: Public Interest Coalition Opposes Fast-Track Authority For TPPA

IOGT International has joined a broad coalition of 14 public interest groups today in delivering a letter to members of United States Congress, urging U.S. lawmakers not to grant the Obama administration “fast-track” authority for trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)…

BLOG: The Audacity Of Secrecy

US President Barack Obama visits Sweden to meet Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt and among others discuss trade issues. On the occasion, civil society movements in Sweden and around the world demand for Obama to live up to his promises of hope and change and for Reinfeldt to fill the Swedish tradition of democracy with life. Transparency in trade talks and the protection of people’s health, well-being and human rights in global trade are fundamental but in jeopardy through the conduct of both the Obama administration and the Reinfeldt government…

BLOG: What’s up: Alcohol Policy Work in South East Asia

A lot is going on in ASEAN for the promotion of freedom and dignity and international cooperation between continents empowers exchange of knowledge and developing ever improving ways to prevent and reduce alcohol harm and to build peace, understanding and development…