Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch's mission is to ensure that in this era of globalization, a majority have the opportunity to enjoy economic security, a clean environment, safe food, medicines and products, access to quality affordable services such as health care and the exercise of democratic decision-making in matters that affect them and their communities. Learn more about GTW.
NAFTA established a radically new “trade” agreement model. Its corporate-rigged rules have resulted in millions suffering job loss, wage stagnation, and economic instability and corporate attacks on our environmental, health and other public interest policies.
Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS): At the heart of "trade" deals is a provision that grants new rights to thousands of multinational corporations to sue governments over public interest laws before a panel of three corporate lawyers.
TPP: International civil society has defeated the TPP, a massive, controversial, pro-corporate "free trade" agreement among the U.S. and 11 other countries that threatened everything from the safety of our food to the stability of our economy. Haga click aquí para ver recursos en español.