Friday , 18 October 2019
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Campaign

People’s resistance to RCEP intensifies, amplifying #NotoRCEP call!

23 September 2019 As governments scramble to save the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement , peoples from Southeast Asia have consolidated their strong opposition to this ambitious and unjust trade and investment agreement Meeting at the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ ASEAN Peoples Forum held recently in Thailand under the Convergence Space on Trade, Investment and Corporate Power, peoples’ …

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Joint Statement Indonesia for Global Justice & AFTINET : Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership (IA CEPA)

Statement from the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network and Indonesia for Global Justice opposing investor rights to sue governments in the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership (IA CEPA) Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) gives additional legal rights foreign investors (rights not available to local investors) to sue governments for millionsin  international tribunals if they can claim that a change in national law or policy …

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Statement of the Asia-Pacific Gathering on Human Rights and Extractives During ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples Forum (ACSC/APF) 2019 Bangkok, Thailand

  Stop The Expansion Extractive Projects   We are communities and organizations all over the Asia-Pacific region who have come together to pursue protection and fulfillment of human rights and challenge destructive mining projects and the extractivist economy. We represent farmers, fishermen,  indigenous  peoples, women, forest-dependent communities, academe, faith-based  groups,  development  partners  and  non-governmental  organisations (NGOs). Several of our members and …

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SAVE THE DATE! WEEK OF PEOPLES MOBILISATION (12-19 OCTOBER 2019) GLOBAL CAMPAIGN

SAVE THE DATE! WEEK OF PEOPLES MOBILISATION 12 – 19 October 2019 2019 WILL BE A DECISIVE YEAR FOR THE BINDING TREATY ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS!  We call to mobilise worldwide on 12th October to denounce Corporate impunity, on the occasion of the Week of Peoples Mobilisation in Geneva JOIN IN TO RECLAIM PEOPLES RIGHTS OVER INVESTORS AND CORPORATE PROFITS …

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RCEP Protecting Investors, Depriving People’s Rights

Press Statement  Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice RCEP Protecting Investors, Depriving People’s Rights Jakarta, August 23, 2019. Civil society coalition for economic justice held a protest rejecting RCEP agreement that’s being negotiated by Indonesia. The coalition sees that RCEP provision will legalize the deprivation of people’s right over their economic justice and will aggressively provide protection and facilitate the …

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IGJ Monitoring Article: Seed Patent Protection in FTA Castrated the Farmers’ Rights

Jakarta, 14th August 2019. The government of Indonesian is aggressively increasing the negotiation of international trade agreements governing seed patents for corporations. In fact, the criminalization of corn breeders in East Java in 2005 is still traumatizing. A similar practice of criminalization is happened again to a farmer in North Aceh Regency this year. The criminalization case was caused by …

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Policy Paper Indonesia for Global Justice June 2019 : Reforming Indonesia’s Trade Policy Under the Threat of Prolonged Deficits

BPS(Statistics Indonesia) recorded Indonesia’s trade balancein the first quarter of 2019, Indonesia had a deficit up to 2.5 billion USD while in 2018 it experienced deficit to 8.5 billion USD, and it is the worst in the history. According to that, will Indonesia experience a more severe trade deficit later this year? Especially in the middle of the current global …

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Civil Society Letter Against Digital Trade Rules in the World Trade Organization (WTO)

April 1, 2019 Dear WTO Members, Technology can stimulate development and help build sustainable livelihoods, but the right policies are essential to ensure that countries, workers and consumers everywhere can benefit. But some countries have declared their intent to rewrite the rules of the global economy, to give giant technology corporations, the largest companies in the world, new “rights” to …

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Statement of Action Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice on Indonesia EU CEPA Agreement

Statement of Action  Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice on Indonesia EU CEPA Agreement IEU CEPA Review Must be Made Based on the Human Rights, Not the Interest of Palm Oil Industry Jakarta, March 21st 2019. The Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice considers that the interests of palm oil industry should not be the basis of a plan review for economic partnership …

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DPR Urged to Postpone Ratification of International Trade Agreements

JAKARTA, KOMPAS – A coalition of civil society for economic justice urges the Indonesian House of Representatives to delay the process of ratifying various international trade agreements. Because, without an in-depth and comprehensive study, international trade agreements can potentially harm the community. Note from the Ministry of Trade (Kemendag), as of March 2019, there were 12 international trade agreements that …

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