Despite saying they’d refuse to support ratification of the TPPA and demanding independent economic and health analyses, and promising a new inclusive approach to trade and investment agreements, the new ‘progressive’ TPPA-11 is the same as before, with a small number of provisions suspended for now. And yet the Government says it intends to sign …
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is being negotiated in secret by 16 countries. A leaked copy of its investment chapter includes proposals to allow foreign investors to sue governments. 95 national and regional civil society organisations which cover all RCEP countriesstrongly urge RCEP countries to reject ISDS in the agreement.
The New Zealand Nurses’ Organisation have just published a short and sweet pamphlet on the threat that TPPA poses to public health in New Zealand. Click on the link below to check it out. 2013-05 Public health will be a Major Loser Under the TPP FINAL