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What has @wikileaks has taught and shown us about the negotiation of secret #trade​ ​agreements? A thread. Add information you've found to be in the public interest that whistleblowers have trusted to the #WikiLeaks archive. #WikiLeaksIsAPublisher #Assange #SubstanceOverSmea​r
ACTA, the "Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement", was ultimately rejected. ​T​he agreement was an attempt to create a new global standard for intellectual property rights enforcement.…
WikiLeaks released a document during talks at the WTO in Geneva that showed how the EU used threats to "reprogram development aid" if developing countries do not agree to sign a new free trade agreement with the EU.…
WikiLeaks released the latest "clean text" draft of the EU-India free trade agreement (FTA) ​in 2009 ​when there was still time for industry and civil society in the EU and India to know what their government's intend to agree to…
The Trans-Pacific Partnership was a legal regime covering 12 countries initially and 40 per cent of global GDP and 1/3 of world trade. ​​​T​he ​drafting and negotiation ​process ​was shrouded in secrecy.​ Until someone trusted WikiLeaks with drafts.
WikiLeaks released the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) draft Environment Chapter from the Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah from 19-24 November 2013.​ ​
In Nov 2013 ​WikiLeaks released the Intellectual Property Rights Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership​ ​at a critical stage when the Obama administration was preparing to fast-track the TPP treaty…
In ​WikiLeaks released 2 docs in the lead-up to a TPP Trade Minister's meeting in Singapore. One do​c​ describe​d​ deep divisions between the US & other nations, ​the other list​ed​, country-by-country, the many areas of disagreement remaining.…
In April 2016, ​WikiLeaks released a searchable and highlightable text of a draft version of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Agreement, first published by Greenpeace (Netherlands).
T​he TISA​ - the Trade in Services Agreement -​ is the larger component of the strategic TPP-TISA-TTIP 'T-treaty trinit​​y'.​ In May 2016, WikiLeaks provided a previously unknown annex to the TiSA core chapter on "State Owned Enterprises" (SOEs).​…
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