Day: February 12, 2015

Groser needs to explain why NZ must keep TPPA secret while EU releases TTIP documents

Press Release: Professor Jane Kelsey 12 February 2015 ‘Trade minister Tim Groser has repeatedly claimed that negotiations for agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) are never conducted in daylight. That is simply not true.’ ‘There are many such instances, including the Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) that involved six of the TPPA parties,[1] where draft …

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Four year delay for committee to hear TPPA concerns

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions The CTU and fifteen other organisations have finally, four years on, had the opportunity to present orally to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee select committee regarding serious concerns workers, health professionals, development groups, digital …