Whose rights are we protecting?
How do trade and investment agreements between countries both directly and indirectly limit developed and developing countries governments' ability to protect the rights of their citizens and promote a clean environment? And whose rights are protected in their place?
Sanya Reid-Smith, Senior trade and investment researcher with Third World Network
Maude Barlow, National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, and
Steven Shrybman, Public interest Lawyer
Candra Negara, Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Canada
on how core elements of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) risk undermining a sustainable development agenda that works for people and the planet in Canada and overseas.
Moderated by Hill Times Deputy Editor Peter Mazereeuw.
Organized by the Africa-Canada Forum, Americas Policy Group and Asia-Pacific Working Group of CCIC, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Common Frontiers, Council of Canadians, Inter Pares, MiningWatch Canada, School of International Development and Global Studies, and the Trade Justice Network.