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Stop ISDS - The French oil company Total is putting profits before people and nature in Uganda
The French multinational company Total wants to drill for oil in the beautiful lakes and national parks of Uganda. This dirty oil industry would evict thousands from their lands and threaten people's livelihoods. Yet rather than protect Human Rights and the Environment, an investment treaty signed between the Netherlands and Uganda gives corporations like Total the ability to sue the country for any law that harms their expected profit.
It is time to stop corporate destruction and bad investment deals.
France adopts law to hold TNCs accountable for damage they cause
In 2017 after 4 years of mobilizing and campaigning France passed a historical law to hold French corporations to account for the damage they cause anywhere in the world. Friends of the Earth International and France are now taking this fight to the UN to create a new international law to stop corporate impunity. Join us in put an end to human rights abuses by transnational corporations.
Uruguay´s victory over dangerous trade deal
An inspiring example from Uruguay of what mass mobilisation against dangerous trade deals (such as TiSA) can achieve. In 2015 the Uruguayan President decided to withdraw from the negotiations. Join the movement against harmful free trade deals!
Corporations sue the Colombian state
Secret tribunals, companies suing for lost future profits, settlement costs exceeding relief funds; this is the reality of ISDS (investor-state dispute settlement) mechanisms. Stand with us against the dangerous trade and investment regime that favours corporations over people and planet!