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TPPA Information Evening


Mon 2 Mar 2015, 6:00pm–8:00pm

Where: Palmerston North Central Library, 4 The Square, Palmerston North

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP or TPPA):
USA (Obama) -led talks between 12 Pacific Rim countries : USA, Australia, NZ, Canada, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam-& Japan.

Nominally a 'Free trade' agreement it has little to do with trade (5 out of 29 chapters) & lots to do with patent & copyright restrictions, monopolies & control by the 600+ corporations that are pushing it.

The TPPA gives huge powers to corporations, who will be able to sue countries & Governments, stopping them from legislating to protect the health & safety of their citizens or their environment. Come and find out more from 6-8pm on Monday 2nd March.

Information videos on the TPPA will be followed by guest speakers:
1. Phil Stevens
2. Associate Professor Jeff Sluker
School of people, environment & planning, Massey University
3. Sue Pugmire

Followed by a question & answer session and a cup of tea.
Ground floor Central Library

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