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Energy grabbing

David Llistar (@superllisti), ODG.

June 2015. 7 pag.

This paper defines energy grabbing as a powerful concept that visualizes the impacts of high dependent energy consumers. The Spanish case is analysed showing that the current Spanish energy model, as others economies of the western world, requires external violence. To transition to a model that respects other peoples and future generations is needed.

Temàtiques: 

  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Reclaiming Peoples Sovereignty against the Corporate-led Trade and Investment Architecture

On the occasion of the EU-CELAC Summit In Brussels, 8–10 June 2015 On 10 and 11 June, Heads of State and Government from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (In Spanish CELAC) and the European Union (EU) will meet in a Summit in Brussels. The Summit is taking place in a context in which the situation in Europe expresses how the 2008 crisis is far from an end. As a response to...

Temàtiques: 

  • Debt
  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Extraterritoriality. Control mechanisms for preventing Rights violations by TNCs

Mónica Vargas Collazos (@MonicaVarColl), ODG.

April 2015, 9 pages, pdf. (English)

Despite the recognition of the universality of Human Rights, and the participation of a large majority of countries in the International Human Rights System, States tend to limit their responsibility to within their own borders, which means there is a void in effective protection for Human Rights at an international level, which can also be extrapolated to the protection of Economic, Social and...

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  • Extraterritoriality

The UE will fume with this publication

Opening the EU Black Box. Energy metabolism, dependence and geopolitics.

New ODG's report by Pablo Cotarelo and Alfons Perez. The publication goes into detail about EU's metabolic profile, focusing on energy. Free download: Català: http://www.odg.cat/ca/publication/obrint-la-caixa-negra-de-la-ue-metabolisme-energetic-dependencia-i-geopolitica Castellano: http://www.odg.cat/es/publication/abriendo-la-caja-negra-de-la-ue-metabolismo-energetico-dependencia-y-geopolitica...

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  • Energy

Sign against TTIP & CETA: Now!

We need 5'000 signature to reach 1 million signatures against TTIP & CETA...

We call on the institutions of the European Union and its member states to stop the negotiations with the USA on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and not to ratify the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada. Main objectives: We want to prevent TTIP and CETA because they include several critical issues such as investor-state dispute settlement and...

Temàtiques: 

  • Debt
  • Energy
  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

Contra l'economia del Deute: George Caffentzis

Against de Debt Economy: George Caffentzis

"Assuming one type of debt is assuming all of them." George Caffentzis.

George Caffentzis philosopher on debt and money and member of Strike Debt USA , explains the relationship between micro and macro - debts. Both micro and macro - debt are interrelated and ultimately work together in this system to trap billions of workers in the economy of debt.

Temàtiques: 

  • Debt

Activists demand end of massive OECD support for fossil fuels

Eca-Watch Network Press Release

Paris, 18th November 2014 This week in Paris, a secretive body within the OECD will discuss the potential revision of the “gentlemen’s agreement” (1) under which they provide billions of dollars of public financing into the fossil fuel sector through their member export credit agencies. This morning, prior to a meeting with the OECD Export Credit Group, activists from the Export Credit Agency...

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  • Energy
  • Extraterritoriality

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