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Secret trade pact set to rob from the poor - and give to global transport firms: ITF

Original Publication Date: 

3 June, 2015

Source: 

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF)

Classified documents published today by Wikileaks on the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) foresee consolidated power for big transport industry players – and threaten the public interest, jobs and a voice for workers, says the International Transport Workers’ Federation.

3 June, 2015 (All day)

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Trade in Services Agreement - Press release of Wikileaks

Original Publication Date: 

3 June, 2015

Source: 

Wikileaks

WikiLeaks releases today 17 secret documents from the ongoing TISA (Trade In Services Agreement) negotiations which cover the United States, the European Union and 23 other countries including Turkey, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Pakistan, Taiwan & Israel -- which together comprise two-thirds of global GDP.

3 June, 2015 (All day)

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TISA or the secret agreement

Original Publication Date: 

30 August, 2014

The Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) is becoming an issue for many people in Europe. Negotiated in secret in Geneva for almost two years by over 50 countries, including the European Union, USA, Japan, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Australia and South Korea, it has taken months of work from global researchers and a spectacular leak from Julian Assange’s Wikileaks to expose anything about its contents.

30 August, 2014 (All day)

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Setting the Record Straight on the TISA Leak

Original Publication Date: 

12 June, 2015

Source: 

The Huffington Post

Press coverage across the world around Wkileaks expose of TISA negotiation texts, largely expressed concern over the impact of secret trade negotiations. However, Edward Alden's "WikiLeaks and Trade: A Healthy Dose of Sunshine," posted at the Council on Foreign Relations, stands out like a sore thumb among the other analysis. This response underlines that Alden's cursory "reading" of the texts exhibits a lack of understanding of the complexity of trade in services rules.

12 June, 2015 (All day)

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Sharp polarisation at NAMA talks

Original Publication Date: 

8 June, 2015

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TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (Jun15/06)

Members of the World Trade Organization remained sharply polarized Monday over the "five approaches" put forward by the Chair of the negotiating group for further talks to finalize outcomes in market access on industrial products in the post-Bali work programme for concluding the Doha Round.

8 June, 2015 (All day)

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Situation unchanged in NAMA talks, reports Chair

Original Publication Date: 

8 June, 2015

Source: 

TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (Jun15/05)

The growing disquiet and discontent among the large majority of developing countries over the non-transparent manner in which talks over the post-Bali work programme are taking place at the WTO surfaced Monday at an informal meeting of the Negotiating Group on Market Access for Non-Agricultural Products (NAMA), as also at an informal Heads of Delegation (HOD) meeting in the afternoon.
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