The crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic is exposing the implications of the current international trade regime for progressive government responses and international cooperation. Governments
To preserve the gains made by trade unions and our allies with governments around the globe, PSI with the support of its affiliates wants to influence these global discussions with some targeted advocacy with key national governments in the next four months and into 2019.
We are seeing ISDS creeping into international decision making, this time under the disguise of the Multilateral Investment Court or MIC.
Following the publication of a new Model Labour Chapter by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung last year, this discussion paper looks at the pitfalls of piecemeal attempts to attach “model” provisions to FTAs.