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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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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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Suspend The FTAs Ratification and Negotiations in 2019 Political Year

Press Release of Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice CSOs Open Letter to House of Representative (DPR RI):  “Suspend The FTAs Ratification and Negotiations in 2019 Political Year” Jakarta, March 14th 2019. The Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice urged the DPR RI to suspend all discussions of the ratification process and negotiations on free trade agreements in the 2019 political …

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Statement of the Advocacy Team for Economic Justice in the Post-Court Verdict concerning the International Treaty Law

Jakarta, 25 November 2018. On 22 November 2018, the Constitutional Court issued a verdict of the case No.13 / PUU-XVI / 2018 concerning the testing of Law No.24 of 2000 on International Agreement of the 1945 Constitution. This case was filled by the Advocacy Team for Economic Justice on February 14, 2018 to the Constitutional Court. There are at least 4 …

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Too Ambitious, Indonesia Urges the Finalization of Many Free Trade Agreements This Year

Press Release Too Ambitious, Indonesia Urges the Finalization of Many Free Trade Agreements This Year Jakarta, November 16, 2018. Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ) considers that the ambition of the Indonesian Government to resolve various free trade agreements negotiated at this time are merely pursuing quantity targets. This is because in quality, how Indonesia, especially the people, will benefit from …

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IGJ-IAC JOINT RELEASE INDONESIA-EFTA CEPA NEGOTIATION, BALI, INDONESIA, 29 OCTOBER – 31 OCTOBER 2018

INDONESIA-EFTA CEPA TRIPS-PLUS, THREAT FOR ACCESS TO MEDICINES AND THE RIGHT TO HEALTH OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE INDONESIA Negotiation of the CEPA (comprehensive economic partnership agreement) between the Government of Indonesia and EFTA (European Free Trade Association) countries consisting of Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) in Bali, 29 October – 31 October 2018, which may be the final negotiation. Sindi …

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ISDS Reforms Shove Human Rights Under Corporate Red Carpet

For immediate release 11 September 2018, Incheon, South Korea: Trade union, women’s and environmental organisations from across the Asian region came to Incheon, South Korea this week for a regional meeting of the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). “We expected to discuss real reforms to a fundamentally flawed international arbitration system that gives investors the right to sue …

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Media Release Indonesian Civil Society Group 23rd ASEAN RCEP Negotiation, Bangkok, 2018

RCEP Only Commence Corporation and Investor Agenda Not Peoples Economic Prosperity Agenda Bangkok, 23 July 2018 – Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice is the coalition of Indonesian Civil society (CSOs) who give attention to the 23rd RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) in Bangkok, Thailand. Some of the CSOs representatives go to Bangkok, Thailand are, Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ), …

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PRESS RELEASE : Secret RCEP Trade Deal Fails International Standart of Transparency

  July 20, 2018. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is being negotiated in Bangkok, Thailand this week. The mega regional trade deal involving sixteen nations from Asia-Pacific will impact the lives of over three billion people, yet a new study reveals how the deal fails international standards of transparency and public engagement. Experts measured the RCEP negotiations against criteria …

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“Civil Society Sues on International Agreements Law to Constitutional Court”

“Towards the IEU CEPA negotiation, Civil Society Sues on International Agreements Law to Constitutional Court” JAKARTA, February 14, 2018. Towards of the Indonesia European Comprehenshive Economic Partnership Agreement (IEU CEPA) negotiations on 19-23 February 2018 in Solo, Central Java, nine of Indonesia civil society organizations and 5 salt farmers who are members of the Advocacy Team for Economic Justice filed …

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