"Wait a minute. I don’t really get what ISDS is. ...." Here is our straightforward "What is What" on Investor-State Dispute Settlement - and why it's so dangerous.Under ISDS corporations and the rich have sued governments for billions of euros – for anything from introducing health warnings on cigarettes to banning dirty oil drilling. Citizens, campaigners and social movements are uniting in 2019 to put an end to this parallel justice system for big business.
March 14th 2017International trade
Las multinacionales como Monsanto tienen a su disposición recursos ilimitados de lobby con el que consiguen poder político. Esta pequeña guía, publicada con motivo del Tribunal Internacional Monsanto en La Haya, expone algunas de las principales estrategias y herramientas de lobby de Monsanto, ilustradas con ejemplos de distintas partes del mundo.
Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources is using an investor-state lawsuit to push through its illegal toxic goldmine in the historical Romanian village of Roşia Montană. The claim foreshadows the multi-billion $ claims which could hit EU member states if the EU-Canada trade deal CETA comes into force.
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