Resources

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Resisting climate crisis stickers

August 2019

Order our climate crisis stickers to share at protests and meetings. More designs coming soon. To see other designs and order your stickers, email activism@globaljustice.org.uk

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Five reasons modern trade deals are terrible for the climate

August 2019

Any lasting and just solution to climate change must lie in changing the economic and political structures that bind us to a high carbon model. Modern, mega trade deals will further entrench this model and make it all but impossible to reverse. This briefing outlines the reasons why we have to stop these trade deals if we are to successfully stop climate change.

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Lydian v Armenia

July 2019

SUMMARY:
Mining company threatened to sue when protestors blockaded a gold mine and government allowed the protest to go ahead

STATUS:
Starting

AT STAKE:
£2 billion

DETAILS:
Initial notification filed March 2019 using both a UK-Armenia and Canada-Armenia investment deal

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Pupils Before Profit postcard

May 2019

Our Pupils Before Profit campaign with the National Education Union is calling for the UK to stop funding the privatisation of education around the world.

Each year, the UK’s Department for International Development is spending millions promoting the privatisation of education in developing countries.

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Annual Review 2018

May 2019

Read our 2018 annual review

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Briefing Paper of the UK Working Group on the Binding UN Treaty on TNC

May 2019

The UK government must support the UN Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights process to put primacy of rights over corporate profits 

Think Global May 2019

May 2019

Act locally with Global Justice Now. For other issues, check out our Think Global page.

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Biwater v Tanzania

May 2019

British water firm sues Tanzania for ending a failed water contract

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Chevron vs Ecuador

May 2019

US oil firm sued Ecuador after compensaton ordered for devastating Amazon oil spill.

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In Whose Interest? The UK’s role in privatising education around the world

April 2019

This report, published by Global Justice Now and the National Education Union, examines the problems with privatisation of school education around the world and the role of the Department for International Development in pushing it through its aid programme.

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These Walls Must Fall activist toolkit

April 2019
This pack is for Global Justice Now youth groups and activists to help campaign against immigration detention centres as part of the These Walls Must Fall campaign. These Walls Must Fall is a network of activists and campaigners working to end the injustice of immigration detention.  
 
 
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Stop corporate courts hammering democracy

February 2019

Trade and investment deals are giving big business unique powers to challenge democracy – including powerful rights to sue governments for making decisions that harm their profits.

Think Global February 2019

February 2019

Act locally with Global Justice Now. For other issues, check out our Think Global page.

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ISDS files - Agro EcoEnergy v Tanzania

January 2019

Sugar plantation investor accused of a land grab is suing after the Tanzanian government took back the land title

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ISDS files - Philip Morris V Australia

January 2019

Tobacco giant sued Australia over plain packaging for cigarettes

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ISDS files - Lone Pine V Canada

January 2019

Oil and gas company suing the Canadian government over a moratorium on fracking in Quebec

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ISDS files - Anglian Water V Argentina

January 2019

Water company sued when Argentina froze water prices during a financial crisis

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Q&A: Stop corporate courts

January 2019

A Q&A to deal with tricky questions about corporate courts and our campaign against them.

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The case against corporate courts

January 2019

Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS), is a system of special privileges granted to transnational companies by rules in trade and investment deals. ISDS has enabled corporations to sue countries for doing almost anything they don’t like – including restrictions on destructive mining, regulating finance, renationalising public services and anti-smoking policies.

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Trading up for health: How to prevent trade deals from undermining health

January 2019

This briefing outlines the main risks that trade policy poses to health, and then sets out the alternatives that could help avoid these risks and ensure that trade doesn’t undermine health justice. It makes seven recommendations for future UK agreements.

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