Tag: Trans Pacific Partnership

Last Days to Contribute to NZ Open Government Action Plan

Article – Open Source Open Society New Zealands Open Government Partnership Action Plan is open for consultation until the end of day on this Friday 26 August. If you care about transparency, accountability participation and better use of technology in the way our government is run then …Last Days to Contribute to NZ Open Government Action Plan New Zealand’s ‘Open Government Partnership’ Action Plan is open for consultation until the end of day on this Friday 26 August. If you care about transparency, accountability participation and better use of technology in the way our government is run then you should make a submission here. If you are in Wellington there is also a final full day co-creation workshop on this Friday where you can get involved at a deeper level. See the Press release published on Scoop yesterday here for further details. Our position as a leader in this space is at threat New Zealand has had very good fiscal and government accountability and transparency reputation, however recent developments such as the Panama Papers and increasingly poor public consultation processes are threatening this reputation. As Susanne Snively, chair of Transparency International New Zealand said at yesterday’s Open Source Open Society Conference in Wellington, our position as a leader in this space is slipping due to complacency and lack of ambition to look towards transparency and accountability in a modern...

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Committee Urged To Scrap TPPA

Press Release – Democrats for Social Credit The Government should scrap the TPPA legislation and withdraw from the agreement, Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson, Chris Leitch told the select committee hearing submissions on the TPPA Amendment bill. 18 August 2016 Committee Urged To Scrap TPPA The Government should scrap the TPPA legislation and withdraw from the agreement, Democrats for Social Credit Deputy Leader and Finance Spokesperson, Chris Leitch told the select committee hearing submissions on the TPPA Amendment bill. Addressing the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee today, Mr Leitch said the TPPA was...

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National: Backing a Loser with TPPA

Press Release – New Zealand First Party The Governments pet economic project, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), is dead in the water, says New Zealand First. New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 12 AUGUST 2016 National: Backing a Loser with TPPA The Government’s pet economic project, the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), is dead in the water, says New Zealand First. “Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s strong reaffirmation overnight she will oppose it after the election and if she becomes president means both presidential candidates don’t want it,” says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member...

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Don’t leave a toxic legacy – give up on the TPPA

Press Release – It’s Our Future Joe Bidens visit to New Zealand comes amongst desperate moves to try to rescue the deeply unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Citizens opposed to the TPPA will be at Auckland Airport today to call for an end to the TPPA.Don’t leave a toxic legacy – give up on the TPPA Joe Biden’s visit to New Zealand comes amongst desperate moves to try to rescue the deeply unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Citizens opposed to the TPPA will be at Auckland Airport today to call for an end to the TPPA. The TPPA was...

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