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5 December 2017
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El gobierno de Argentina decidió impedir la participación de organizaciones sociales, muchas de ellas opuestas a las políticas de la Organización Mundial del Comercio, diversos sectores se han pronunciado, al tiempo que se preparan actividades de...

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4 December 2017

EU's proposed Multilateral Investment Court will further expand corporate privileges at the expense of human rights, says NGO report

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1 December 2017

A World Court for Corporations: How the EU Plans to Entrench and Institutionalize Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Author: CIEL, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, & Seattle to Brussels Network

...The European Commission...[has proposed]..a multilateral mechanism for investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)--referred to by the Commission as a Multilateral Investment Court...The proposed global investor court threatens to lock in the highly...

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Article
28 November 2017

India: Civil society groups urge govt. to protect farmers, fishers, traders at forthcoming WTO Ministerial Meeting

Author: Business Line, Hindu (India)

“WTO meet: Civil society urges govt to protect farmers, fishers, traders”. 24 November 2017...

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9 November 2017
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Author: Marie-France Réveillard, La Tribune Afrique

"« L'amélioration de la productivité et des revenus des petits agriculteurs, la nouvelle révolution verte »", 8 novembre 2017...

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Article
5 October 2017

Criminal law is important to hold companies accountable for human rights abuse & get redress for victims, says lawyer

Author: Corporate Crime Reporter (USA)

"Ian Binnie on the Corporate Crimes Principles and Bridging the Impunity Gap", 4 Oct 2017...

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26 September 2017
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Author: Jamil Chade, O Estado de S.Paulo (Brazil)

"Instituições admitem que falharam em lidar com globalização-FMI, OMC e economistas como Krugman reconhecem que não deram atenção devida aos perdedores do comércio internacional"...

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Article
24 July 2017

Permanent Court of Arbitration orders Philip Morris to pay up to $38million to Australian Govt. over tobacco packaging challenge

Author: BBC (UK)

"Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia", 10 Jul 2017...

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Article
11 May 2017

Australia: World Trade Organization says restrictive packaging law is a legitimate public health measure in dispute related to trade & tobacco companies

Author: Tom Miles, Martinne Geller & John Stonestreet, Reuters

"Australia wins landmark WTO tobacco packaging case, reports", 5 May 2017...

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12 February 2017

European Parliament's Intl. Trade Committee approve deal with Canada despite human rights objections to investment court system

Author: Dimitar Ganev, Commercial Dispute Resolution News

"CETA approved by Trade Committee MEPs", 8 Feb 2017...

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