Day: March 10, 2013
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW-TEHIScvw&feature=em-share_video_user Friends of the Earth, U.S. has released a new video, “Peril in the Pacific: Trans Pacific trade agreement threatens people and the planet.” The video highlights the threats to the environment and human rights posed by the secret negotiation of the TPP deal and in particular its draft investment chapter. The video illustrates these threats by telling the story of Chevron v. Ecuador, a cautionary tale about …
Press Release – Professor Jane Kelsey Newly elected Prime Minister Abe is expected to announce next week that Japan has formally asked to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPPA) negotiations, ending more than a year of on-again, off-again speculation
Press Release – TVNZ The Minister responsible for Novopay, Steven Joyce, says in three months time he wants school administrators workloads to be where they were before the Novopay debacle.
Press Release – New Zealand Government Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and his Chilean counterpart Luis Mayol have signed a revised Agriculture Cooperation Forward Agenda between New Zealand and Chile.