Forests At Risk from Secret Trade Deal

Press Release – GE Free NZ Forests At Risk from Secret Trade Deal and GE Trees Partnerships Outrage in the US at the secret approval of genetically engineered (GE) trees could see New Zealand companies implicated in an industry-wide effort to keep the public in the dark. [1]

Voters Not Congress Should Decide TPP Trade Pact

Opinion – Stephen Crockett We need to slow the TPP (Trans Pacific Pact) approval process down until after the 2016 elections. After the final full terms are made public, the voters should decide this issue using our democratic electoral processes. We need this to be a campaign …

Washington: Hundreds Gather to Protest TPP

Press Release – Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch Outside Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations in Washington, D.C., Hundreds Gather to Protest TPP, Toast the Demise of Fast Track Authority

Doctors support call for independent health assessment

Press Release – Association of Salaried Medical Specialists Senior doctors and dentists are formally throwing their weight behind growing calls for a formal independent health assessment of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). A recommendation about the TPPA was put to 134 public hospital specialists …

ITUC: TPP Trade Talks Must Stop

Press Release – ITUC Brussels, 11 November 2014 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has called on governments to stop negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, criticising the secrecy and corporate bias in the current negotiations. Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary, …