About the Project

The Network for Justice in Global Investment is a joint effort by citizens and organizations in a variety of countries to challenge one of the most anti-democratic aspects of the global economic order – the rules governing international investment. Read More.

Multimedia

Multimedia

Here is a collection of videos with information and perspectives on the excessive protections afforded international investors.


Video from a Week of Action in Brussels for an Alternative Investment Regime

International investment treaties grant transnational investors too many privileges and thus compromise the rights of citizens and states, critics say. The video No more corporate privileges gives an impression of the concerns of experts and activists.

 



Global Investment Rules: Threat to Democracy and the Environment
NJGI is proud to announce our new educational video about global investment rules.  Told through the voices of people working to battle the injustices of these rules from countries across the world, the video is a vibrant and visual way to help people understand what is at stake, for our rights, for the environment and for democracy. and if you want to download it in a good quality please send an e-email to aldo@democracyctr.org


 

Korea Free Trade Agreement: Investor Protection Clauses (David Delk, Portland Alliance for Democracy)


 

 

Congressional briefing “Investment Rules in Trade Agreements: Who Benefits? The Case of Mining in El Salvador,” held on October 15, 2009 sponsored by Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME) and organized by the Institute for Policy Studies, Oxfam and the Washington Office on Latin America.


 

Speech by Vidalina Morales in accepting the 2009 Letelier-Moffitt International Human Rights Award at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 15th, 2009. She accepts the award on behalf of El Salvador’s National Coalition Against Mining in El Salvador, as a member of the Economic and Social Development Association from the department of Cabañas, one of the regional organizations that makes up the national coalition. Cabañas is a region in which the coalition has had success in defending its lands from the threat represented by the Canadian gold mining company, Pacific Rim.


 

Part 2 of 2 of the speech by Vidalina Morales in accepting the 2009 Letelier-Moffitt International Human Rights Award at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on October 15th, 2009. She accepts the award on behalf of El Salvador’s National Coalition Against Mining in El Salvador, as a member of the Economic and Social Development Association from the department of Cabañas, one of the regional organizations that makes up the national coalition. Cabañas is a region in which the coalition has had success in defending its lands from the threat represented by the Canadian gold mining company, Pacific Rim.


 

Sarah Anderson, director of the global economy project at the Institute for Policy Studies, talks about IPS’s work on international investment agreements and why they deserve a lot more attention in the midst of the global financial crisis.


 

US free trade policy in Latin America

My name is Carlos Santos and I am from the Network- Friends of the Earth Uruguay. I launch a question from Latin America regarding the impacts of free trade policies and the protection of private investments as promoted by the United States within Latin America. The question is for the US governmental candidates.