Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)

US Trade justice campaigners press IPEF talks on labour rights, environment, digital

May 23, 2023: A coalition of US trade justice organisations rallied in Detroit on May 20 during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) talks there, to highlight the Ministerial Meeting for the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) set for May 27. They posed the rights of workers and the planet against corporate priority for profits in IPEF.

TPP death result of six years of community campaigns

Media Release November 13, 2016: The Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network welcomes reports that the Obama administration has abandoned attempts to push the TPP through the current lame duck Congress. Fair trade groups have campaigned since 2010 against the TPP corporate agenda, in Australia, the US and other TPP countries. The TPP gave more rights to global corporations but made it harder for governments to regulate them in the public interest.

Asia Pacific People for Environment and Community

The Asia Pacific People for Environment and Community (APPEC) event was held on August 31 and September 1 2007. APPEC was a chance for all members of the community to gather and share our experiences, struggles, and strengths and work towards creating an alternative to the neo-liberal, free trade agenda that was on the table at the APEC meeting.

The event was a great success and involved a wide range of community members. To hear recordings or read transcripts of some events see our APPEC Speeches page.