Like other mega regional trade agreements, RCEP negotiations are far-reaching. Yet this report finds that the RCEP negotiations are being conducted almost completely in secret, with limited to no meaningful public participation. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is currently being negotiated between 16 countries in the Asia and Pacific regions, including trade and investment liberalisation, Intellectual Property Rights, services,
The trouble with TiSA: The Trade in Services Agreement and how it threatens transport workers’ rights
A club of 23 governments are on a mission to create a 21 st century international agreement that will serve the interests of the world’s most powerful corporations for decades to come.
Biggest transnational corporations in the world get to design a set of enforceable global rules that let them maximise their profits and minimise their responsibilities, including their responsibilities to labour and consumers, while further enhancing their capacity to escape taxation.