Posts Tagged ‘TPP’

Catholic and Anglican bishops call for openness over TPP

Friday, April 24th, 2015

New Zealand’s Anglican and Catholic have asked the Government for more transparency about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) currently under negotiation. This is so New Zealanders can better evaluate the trade deal’s implications, the bishops stated. The bishops acknowledge the right and duty of any New Zealand Government to promote the nation’s trading opportunities. And they are Read more

Vacuuming up the Pacific’s resources

Friday, March 9th, 2012

The 11th round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations is currently taking place in Melbourne, Australia. Although negotiators have agreed to the broad outlines of the TPP agreement, a new trade issue has created a snag in the process: the inclusion of investor-state dispute settlement provisions. Australia has refused to accept the investor-state dispute settlement, Read more