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Access to Medicine Issues In The People’s Forum Brussels

Indonesian and European Civil Society Groups held the People’s Forum in Brussels, Belgium, on 9-13 July 2018 in order to respond and intervene in the ongoing 5th INDONESIAN-EU Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) negotiations. Some Indonesian civil society organizations present in the People’s Forum are Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ), People’s Coalition for Fisheries Justice (KIARA), Confederation of Indonesian People’s …

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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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ORAL STATEMENT Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ) For the 23rd Round RCEP Negotiation, Bangkok, Thailand, July 23rd, 2018

“Redlines For Investment Provision in RCEP Negotiation” Thank you Mr. Chair person, and all Trade Negotiating Committee for your time. My name is Rachmi Hertanti, I’m from Indonesia and working with Indonesia for Global Justice, an organization who have concerns on the impacts of free trade agreements and investment treaty to the rights of people. On this occasion, we would …

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RCEP: A secret deal Trade talks fail the transparency and public participation test

-20 July 2018 Report The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a mega regional trade deal involving sixteen nations from Asia-Pacific. RCEP will impact the lives of billions of people, from the quality of the food they eat to the energy they consume and the affordability of life-saving medicines. Yet, RCEP negotiations are being conducted almost completely in secret, with …

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Constitutional Lawsuit On International Treaty Law No.24/2000 Government’s Expert: “BIT Has Fundamental Consequences”

The closing of public participation and access to the information besides the draft text of treaty in the free trade agreement negotiation and international investment has been threatened the democracy and the protection of human rights. Moreover, free trade and international investment agreement were ratified without approval from the House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia and created the loss of the function …

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5th round of CEPA negotiations: civil society calls attention to human rights and environmental concerns

This week, SOMO joined a group of European and Indonesian civil society organisations (including trade unions) in Brussels on the occasion of the 5th round of negotiations for an Indonesia-EU Comprehensive Partnership Agreement (IEU CEPA). The purpose was to call attention to the potential negative impact this free trade and investment agreement can have on human rights and the environment. …

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Letter EU Commission on TRIPS Plus

To: Ms Cecilia Malmström, Commissioner, Trade, European Commission CC: Director-General of Trade, Jean-Luc Demarty Deputy Director General, Maria Helena Konig Deputy Director General,Sandra Gallina   Dear Commissioner Malmström, Indonesia for Global Justice and Indonesia AIDS Coalition are non-governments organization which has concerns on access to medicines. We are writing to express our position on the negotiations Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement …

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Civil Society Statement on the EU-Indonesia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)

I. Introduction This statement has  been  developed jointly  by Indonesian and European  civil society organisations. We believe that an EU-Indonesia  Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agree- ment (CEPA) must first of all be approached as a means to serve  the  public  interest.  It should  ensure that trade  and investments contribute to  equitable and sustainable de- velopment, the  preconditions for which  include  a …

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Access to Medicines Discussion in Asia-Europe People’s Forum

The Asia-Europe People’s Forum on Trade Justice & Corporate Accountability Thematic Circle held on 18 to 23 February 2018 in Jakarta and Solo. This agenda was in coinciding with the 4th EU-Indonesia CEPA negotiation in Indonesia at 19-23 February 2018, in Solo, Central Java. AEPF week of actions in Jakarta held on 18-23 February 2018 has become the important process …

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IGJ’s View: Condition of the Right to Food in Indonesia

On April 9-18, 2018 Hilal Elver, as the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, visited Indonesia to see the conditions of the right to food in Indonesia. In his mission to visit Indonesia, Hilal Elver intends to hear and see firsthand food policy in Indonesia from relevant stakeholders (Government, National Commission on Human Rights, and Civil Society Organizations). 1 It …

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