Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Auckland: robust debate despite secrecy

Dr Patricia Ranald from AFTINET was at the TPP negotiations held in Auckland from December 2-12, where New Zealand civil society organised a massive critical public debate, despite being denied access to the negotiating venue . The New Zealand Government was put on the back foot on issues like access to medicines and the right of investors to sue governments.

See her full report here

See Australian and New Zealand media coverage here

Winner of the NZ TPPA Cartoon Competition

Auckland, December 7, TPPA demonstration

Boxes representing 700,000 AVAAZ petitions

Professor Jane Kelsey presents petition to NZ deputy chief negotiator

Hobbit parody protest against the TPPA