Category Archives: International

International related news






Canada_Flag_crop

Where Are the Canadian TPP Consultations?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has had a rather interesting dynamic on the political landscape in Canada. After signing off on the hugely controversial agreement, Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland said that she will engage in consultations. The question for some might be, where are these consultations anyway?




UN_Flag_crop

TPP Draws Fire From the United Nations

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has drawn fire from a lot of organizations, politicians, and individuals over the years. Now, those who are opposed to the agreement are getting help in their fight to stop the agreement from a source within the United Nations. Part of the criticism revolves around intellectual property rights.



EU_flag_crop

EU Commission Says German Court Ruling on TTIP “Misunderstood”

Earlier, German judges ruled that Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions are illegal. The provisions, as brought forth by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), would create a whole new court system that would allow multinational corporations to sue countries for getting in the way of profits or future profits. Now, the EU Commission […]