GSP Platform 2017

GSP Platform Statement 2017

New GSP Platform statement on trade and human rights, November 2017, with recommendations on how to improve the EU's preferential trade regimes (GSP, GSP+ and EBA) by stakeholders seeking to advance human and labour rights in view of the current review of the EU's GSP Regulation. 20171124_GSP Platform Statement_FINAL      

DFIs - The need for more scrutiny to prevent land grabs and deforestation

New DFI Report: the need for more scrutiny to prevent land grabs and deforestation

ACT Alliance EU co-publishes new DFI report: The need for further independent scrutiny to prevent EU taxpayers funding land grabs and deforestation DFIs&LandGrabs  

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Everything But Arms and Land Conflicts in Cambodia

NGO letter from July 2017 to EU Commissioner on Trade and High Representative on Foreign Policy expresses deep concern about the lack of progress regarding the independent audit to assess the complaints about land disputes in the sugar sector in Cambodia.... CSO Letter Land Issue in Cambodia FINAL 18072017 (see also video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTuD5XSsbss )    ...

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Press Release: People will suffer if only investors' concerns are considered

The European Union (EU) and Myanmar have entered the final negotiations on an Investment Protection Agreement. The agreement aims to promote EU investment in Myanmar, investment intended to bring foreign capital, employment, new technologies, skills and know-how to the country. However, a new report, commissioned by ACT Alliance EU and Myanmar, warns that the agreement, alongside stimulating inves...

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The Pending EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement: Risks and Opportunities

The European Union (EU) and Myanmar have entered the final negotiations on an Investment Protection Agreement. The agreement aims to promote EU investment in Myanmar, investment intended to bring foreign capital, employment, new technologies, skills and know-how to the country. However, a new report, commissioned by ACT Alliance EU and Myanmar, warns that the agreement, alongside stimulating inves...