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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...

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  • Debt
  • Energy
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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
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Podemos and debt repayment

Sergi Cutillas, ODG. Published by eldiario.es

Debt has been a colonial mechanism in many parts of the world. As such, it is a problem that affects sovereignty and should be faced with courage. Any initiative that wants to deepen democracy should establish mechanisms of sovereignty non-negotiable with institutions that do not conform to the democratic principle. Recently, Podemos adopted a resolution entitled "Audit and Debt Restructuring"...

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  • Debt

Map on popular alternative proposals of envisioning infrastructure

Map made by ODG Mapping team* for ECA Watch, launched on October 29th 2014

We're very pleased to share with you a Map on popular alternative proposals of envisioning infrastructure, made jointly with the ECA Watch network. Below you can find the Press Release. The main aim of this map (that doesn’t have the pretention to be exhaustive, of course) is to spread information, proposals and contribute to link people and groups with each other, in order to enrich the...

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  • Energy
  • Land
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New policy paper: External responsibility on global biodiversity loss. The Catalonia case.

David Llistar, October 2014

10 pag. English.

Policy paper presented at CoP12 ODG sustainable development in Korea and commissioned by the Department of Territory and Sustainability of the Government of Catalonia. Summarizes the complete study (p 200) about Catalonia contributes to the loss of global biodiversity: geographic areas, levels of biodiversity, economic sectors and environmental mechanisms anticooperació. The full report will be...

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  • Land
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External Responsibility. An assesment of its effects on global biodiversity loss.

15th October. 12 meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 12). Pyongchang. South Korea.

(see the attached flyier) Technical experts with substantial expertise will bring-in different case studies that may be replicated in other territories of the world. The event is co-organized by ODG, which will present its research on the impact of Catalonia on global biodiversity loss, and about the need to include foreign responsibility criteria into domestic decissions. This research and the...

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  • Land
  • Extraterritoriality

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