The report explores the wider economic, political and social conditions, development agendas, combinations of actors, and regulatory instruments, which together have challenged the idea of and conditions for, education as a public service and a human right.
The TPPA would come into force within two years if all original signatories notified that they have completed their domestic processes, or after 2 years and 3 months if at least six of them, including the US and Japan and several other large countries, did so.
RCEP includes the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanism (ISDS), which is facing increasing public criticism and scrutiny worldwide. The report, The Hidden Costs of RCEP and Corporate Trade Deals in Asia, presents information about ISDS cases filed against states party to the RCEP negotiations. It attempts to provide a comprehensive overview of all known cases in RCEP countries. ISDS is
Member States were negotiating the Paris Climate Agreement , their trade negotiators were meeting in Geneva to secretly forge a new Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) covering Energy Related Services (ERS).