El Tratado de Libre Comercio entre Ecuador y Canadá no beneficia a los pueblos indígenas, a los territorios ni al medio ambiente. El TLC sólo será otro instrumento del poder corporativo, esgrimido por las élites nacionales para profundizar la lógica de la devastación.
A Free Trade Agreement between Ecuador and Canada is not in the interests of Indigenous peoples, territories or the environment. The FTA will only be another instrument of corporate power, wielded by the national elites to deepen the rationale for devastation.
The AFTINET submission provides evidence of the harmful use of ISDS over the last decade against public regulation on health, indigenous rights, the environment and most recently against policies to reduce carbon emissions.
The State Department requested the $15 billion case be thrown out on jurisdictional grounds, as President Joe Biden revoked the permit for the pipeline on his first day in office, long after the US-Mexico Canada Agreement was in effect.