Non-governmental organizations are urgently asking Canadians to write to senators, MPs and the Prime Minister to express their outrage at the police massacre of peaceful Indigenous protesters in Peru, and to demand that the Canadian government halt its implementation of the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (FTA) that is now before the Senate as Bill C-24.
Las poblaciones indígenas de la Amazonía Peruana condujeron una huelga general y pacifica durante casi 60
días en protesta por los 10 decretos legislativos promovidos por el Gobierno Peruano para facilitar la
implementación del TLC con Estados Unidos el cual amenaza sus derechos y el medioambiente.
Together with other NGOs, FoEE is sending a letter to the President of the European Commission José-Manuel Barroso to ask for a suspension of the FTA negotiations with the Andean countries (Colombia, Peru and Ecuador).
Gerak Lawan (the Indonesian Peoples' Movement against Neocolonialism-imperialism) will organise an action in front of the Ministry of Commerce, Jakarta, Indonesia. The action will protest the 33rd Cairns Group Ministerial Meeting, motored by the Government of Indonesia, on June 7-9, 2009 in Bali.
New Delhi: A Parliamentary Standing Committee has recommended a blanket ban on foreign investment in retail and has opposed even big domestic corporate entering the sector saying that it will lead to unemployment.
El juez de la Corte Constitucional Albie Sachs emitió hoy la sentencia en el caso de Biowatch. Calificó el caso como “un asunto de gran interés para los profesionales de derecho, el público y instituciones preocupadas con litigios de interés publico”.
The International Labour Organization's ninety-eighth tripartite conference gets under way from 3-19 June amidst the latest ILO labour market projections showing a further increase in the number of unemployed, working poor and those in vulnerable employment
In his special address to the Cairns group, in Bali today, Shri Anand Sharma, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry has reiterated the Indian commitment to the successful conclusion of the Doha process through a constructive engagement.