trade-leaks.org by Netherlands
Press conference Geneva: September 20, 10 AM (live streamed)
Amsterdam, 19 September 2016 – Greenpeace Netherlands will publish fresh leaks from the controversial Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), along with detailed analyses of its energy annex, on Tuesday September 20th, during the TiSA negotiations that are taking place in Geneva, Switzerland. The leaks will be published simultaneously at 10 AM at www.tisa-leaks.org.
Greenpeace experts, together with trade unions and civil right organisations will hold a press conference at 10:00 CET on September 20th, at Rue de Varembé 1 (ground floor) 1201 Geneva.
Greenpeace will comment on the leaked energy annex that undermines climate action, while other organisations will shed light on the impacts TiSA will have on employment, transport and digital rights and its effects on developing countries.
The speakers are:
Susan Cohen Jehoram, International TTIP campaign leader, Greenpeace Netherlands
Matthias Wüthrich, Trade campaigner, Greenpeace Switzerland
Daniel Bertossa, Director Policy and Governance, Public Services International
Sarah Finke, Policy Coordinator, International Transport Workers’ Federation
Maryant Fernández Pérez, Advocacy Manager, European Digital Rights (via video message)
Isolda Agazzi, World Trade expert, Alliance Sud Switzerland
The following persons will be additionally be available for questions:
Jürgen Knirsch, Trade expert, Greenpeace Germany
Nick Dearden, Global Justice Now
For more details regarding the leaks, contact Merel van der Ham, Press Officer, Greenpeace Netherlands: firstname.lastname@example.org +31 6 2129 6895
For more details about attending the press conference, contact Lilla Lukacs, Communications Manager, Greenpeace Switzerland: email@example.com +41 79 861 37 92
Live streaming: Follow the press conference with Greenpeace here: www.stop-tisa.net