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Reclaiming Peoples Sovereignty against the Corporate-led Trade and Investment Architecture

On the occasion of the EU-CELAC Summit In Brussels, 8–10 June 2015 On 10 and 11 June, Heads of State and Government from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (In Spanish CELAC) and the European Union (EU) will meet in a Summit in Brussels. The Summit is taking place in a context in which the situation in Europe expresses how the 2008 crisis is far from an end. As a response to...

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  • Debt
  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Sign against TTIP & CETA: Now!

We need 5'000 signature to reach 1 million signatures against TTIP & CETA...

We call on the institutions of the European Union and its member states to stop the negotiations with the USA on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and not to ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada. Main objectives: We want to prevent TTIP and CETA because they include several critical issues such as investor-state dispute settlement and...

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  • Debt
  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Exclusive: British taxpayers underwrote deals worth £140m by firm based in Cayman Islands

Tom Harper & Daniel Beiszley. Article on the UK ECA. Published in The Independent, 6th July 2014

The Government is using taxpayers’ money to underwrite £140m-worth of deals for a company whose ultimate ownership is based in a notorious tax haven. UK Export Finance, a branch of the Department for Business, is risking public funds to provide insurance cover for deals involving the aircraft leasing firm AWAS Aviation Capital Ltd. The company is backed by Terra Firma, one of the world’s biggest...

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  • Energy
  • Extraterritoriality