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21 October 2014

Big Tobacco puts countries on trial as concerns over TTIP deals mount

Author: Jim Armitage, Independent (UK)

...Philip Morris is suing Uruguay for increasing the size of the health warnings on cigarette packs, and for clamping down on tobacco companies’ use of sub-brands like Malboro Red, Gold, Blue or Green…which could give the impression some cigarettes are...

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6 October 2014

India: Health activists concerned about affordability of medicines due to US govt. & business pressure

Author: Brook V Baker, Equlibri

Prime Minister Modi is promising to open India to more direct foreign investment and to further liberalize the Indian economy to make it easier for multinational corporations to operate there. To the dismay of health activists worldwide, the US...

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11 June 2014
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Author: Hayat Gazzane, Le Figaro (France)

D'après le Guardian, le fournisseur de crevettes de l'enseigne, CF Foods, travaille avec des bateaux pratiquant l'esclavage. [Carrefour] a immédiatement réagi en suspendant ses relations commerciales avec ce dernier…CP Foods, de son côté, a reconnu l...

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12 May 2014

African Countries Lose Billions through Misinvoiced Trade

Author: Clark Gascoigne, Global Financial Integrity

The fraudulent misinvoicing of trade is hampering economic growth and potentially resulting in billions of U.S. dollars in lost tax revenue in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda, according to a new report...by Global Financial Integrity ...

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12 May 2014

Report says trade mispricing robbing African countries billions that could be used for education, health & other vital social services

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28 April 2014

Transnational Conversations: Globalizing Forces in Legal Education, Trade, and Human Rights [UK]

Author: Boston College Law

Event date: May 8, 2014...Location:...King's College, London...A symposium celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the London Program. Featuring a keynote address by Hon. James Bacchus, Former Chair, WTO Appellate Body, and Chair, Global Practice,...

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20 February 2014

The fourth WTO Ministerial Conference

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20 February 2014
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20 February 2014

Linking Trade and Worker Rights

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20 February 2014

Sustainable Trade Program

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