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20.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Canada: Uranium deals with India weakens NNPT

Canada: Uranium deals with India weakens NNPT

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, expressed serious concern over Stephen Harper’s failure to engage India President Narendra Modi in a discussion on how to gain India’s support for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NNPT).   “Canada’s … »

14.04.2015 Pressenza London

TTIP: Lobby group EFILA’s stake in investment arbitration

TTIP: Lobby group EFILA’s stake in investment arbitration

By Corporate Europe Observatory In response to the criticism of the controversial investor state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the proposed EU-US trade deal TTIP, a number of law firms recently founded a think tank designed to protect the current investment arbitration system: the European Federation for Investment Law and … »

12.04.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

New world political geography, ongoing mutations

New world political geography, ongoing mutations

Tocqueville wrote that “history is a picture gallery where there are many copies and few originals” (1). The enormous demographic, technological, economic and cultural changes of the last few decades should have proved him wrong but, instead we can notice many parallels and similarities with past processes and situations in … »

03.04.2015 Pressenza London

TTIP: Global Day of Action April 18th 2015

TTIP: Global Day of Action April 18th 2015

People and the planet before profits! Global Call to Action to Defeat Free Trade and Investment Treaties We, civil society organizations, trade unions, farmers, youth, women, indigenous movements and grassroots activists from across the world, are calling for a Global Day of Action on 18 April 2015 to stop … »

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