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Pacific should not be used as a testing ground

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 2:36 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Two campaign organizations, based in Fiji and Papua New Guinea, have joined forces to denounce plans for the Pacific to be used as the testing ground for deep-sea mining. ACT NOW! and the Pacific Network on Globalization say the Pacific region has already ... More >>

Australian and NZ bullying In Pacific

Friday, 31 July 2009, 11:27 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Today the General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches has released a report documenting the use of ‘power politics’ by the Australian and New Zealand governments to push Pacific island countries to launch free trade negotiations at ... More >>

NZ bullying Over Pacific Free Trade Deal - Report

Friday, 31 July 2009, 11:02 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Today the General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches has released a report documenting the use of ‘power politics’ by the Australian and New Zealand governments to push Pacific island countries to launch free trade negotiations at ... More >>

Pacific trade ministers slam EU bullying in trade

Saturday, 19 April 2008, 11:45 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

PRESS RELEASE Pacific trade ministers slam EU bullying in trade deal Pacific trade ministers have slammed the European Union's approach to negotiating a new trade deal with the Pacific island countries as divisive, harsh and unnecessarily domineering. More >>

Globalisation for Alcohol Use in the Pacific

Tuesday, 28 September 2004, 5:26 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Implications of Globalisation for Alcohol Use in the Pacific – The case of the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement More >>

Civil Society Statement On EPA Negotiations

Monday, 13 September 2004, 10:06 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Statement of civil society organizations from workshop on negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the Pacific ACP states and the European Union, 7 September 2004, Suva. More >>

A People’s Guide to PACER released

Wednesday, 25 August 2004, 9:54 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) has released a user-friendly report on the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) and the potential implications of a free trade agreement between Pacific island countries and Australia and New ... More >>

No more secret negotiations - PANG

Monday, 5 April 2004, 10:13 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Pacific governments must draw back their veil of secrecy and engage in open, informed, and participatory debate and discussions with their people on the trade and political negotiations they are drawn into, says the Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG). More >>

Launch of Trade Report

Monday, 5 April 2004, 10:11 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Pacific governments must draw back their veil of secrecy and engage in open, informed, and participatory debate and discussion with its peoples on the trade and political negotiations they are drawn into, says the Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG). More >>

Report Accuses Australia & NZ Of Bullying Pacific

Monday, 5 April 2004, 10:10 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

A report that is highly critical of Australia and New Zealand’s behaviour towards the Pacific Islands, Big Brothers Behaving Badly – The Implications of the PACER Agreement for the Pacific Islands, ( pang.org.fj/www.arena.org.nz ) prepared by Auckland ... More >>

Low Applications From Pacific For Youth Parliament

Tuesday, 25 November 2003, 1:51 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

According to organisers, at present they only have three applications from the Pacific, (out of the 332 applications so far from around the world), one from Fiji, one from Micronesia, one from PNG. The application forms are available from website www.iyp.oxfam.org ... More >>

‘Drau-ni-Salato’ Award for worst TNC in Fiji

Monday, 24 November 2003, 9:39 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

The public will be involved in a symbolic ‘drau-ni-salato’ award to be granted for the worst transnational corporation (TNC) or company operating in the Fiji Islands in 2003. More >>

Award For Worst TNC Or Company In Fiji In 2003

Friday, 21 November 2003, 3:02 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) and Ecumenical Centre for Research, Education and Advocacy (ECREA) will be holding a media conference to launch, introduce and explain the inaugural ‘drau-ni-salato’ award for the worst Transnational Corporation ... More >>

Fiji NGOs Share PNG Concerns On R.D Tuna Operation

Wednesday, 22 October 2003, 3:15 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Foreign companies abusing the poor working conditions in the Pacific islands, ignoring local communities and damaging the environment, will risk boycotts and isolation of their products regionally and internationally, two Fiji-based NGOs said today. More >>

PANG and ECREA Welcome PAFCO Resolution

Thursday, 25 September 2003, 2:57 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) and the Ecumenical Centre for Research, Education and Advocacy (ECREA) welcomes the reported resolution of the PAFCO dispute. More >>

Boycott PAFCO and Bumble Bee products

Wednesday, 17 September 2003, 5:38 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

- Media release from PANG and ECREA and below background speech by Senator Atu Emberson Bain in the Fiji Senate12/09/03. - More >>

Call for Boycott of PAFCO’s products

Wednesday, 17 September 2003, 11:47 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Two non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Fiji are joining calls for a consumer boycott of products made by the Fiji government-owned Pacific Fishing Company (PAFCO) and its American partner Bumble Bee International. They have made a list of all PAFCO ... More >>

ADB And Smallholders Agriculture Projects In PNG

Friday, 4 July 2003, 2:23 pm | Pacific Network on Globalisation

"We, the landowners are developing and will continue to develop OUR LAND on our own term. We therefore sternly warn all those parties involved in wanting to use OUR LAND for oil palm to STAY OUT! Any attempt to bring oil palm on our land ... More >>

Stanley Simpson: The Right To Know What You Eat

Wednesday, 25 June 2003, 12:50 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

The debate over genetically modified (GM) food and products has been in the spotlight for many years now especially in Europe, Africa and the US. It is time we have this debate here in Fiji. More >>

GM foods threaten local farmers and environment

Wednesday, 4 June 2003, 11:59 am | Pacific Network on Globalisation

Agricultural biotechnology products such as genetically modified (GM) food threaten food security and the livelihoods of small farmers in the developing world and poses serious health and environmental dangers. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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