The 11th Round in the News

March 12, 2012-Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) Notes From the Eleventh Round of TPPA negotiations in Melbourne, Australia (links to

March 9, 2012-Inter Press Service News Agency: Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Reveals U.S.'s Unbridled Corporate Agenda

March 6, 2012-Deborah Gleeson of La Trobe University on Australian radio discussing the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement (TPP) and investor-state dispute settlement, tobacco control & access to medicines (links to

March 6, 2012-Judit Rius of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders on Australian radio discussing the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement (TPP) and access to medicines (links to

March 5, 2012-Kelly Nichols of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders op-ed in Canberra Times on the Trans-Pacific Free Trade Agreement (TPP) and access to medicines (links to

March 1, 2012-Rob Lake of the Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations on Australian radio discussing TPP and access to medicines

February 28, 2012-Dr. Patricia Ranald of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network discussing access to medicines and TPP on Australian radio (links to

February 21, 2012-IP-Watch, Special Report: "TPP negotiations to heat up in Melbourne over patents, copyright, medicines" (link to



Round 11: Melbourne, Australia

March 1-9, 2012

Newly Updated - Public Citizen's Comparative Analysis of the U.S. TPPA Proposal and Australian Law (3/14/2012)

Presentations from the Melbourne Round Stakeholders' Forum (March 4, 2012)


March 1, 2012-Public Forum sponsored by ACTU and AFTINET: Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Fair Trade or Free Trade? (link to
Facebook event page

Presentations from the March 1st Public Forum:

March 2, 2012-Welcome Forum for NGOs on the TPPA
Presentations from the March 2nd Welcome Forum:

March 5, 2012-Public Forum sponsored by Public Health Association of Australia, the Nossal Institute for Global Health and the People's Health Movement of Australia: TPPA and Access to Medicines (link to

Facebook event page

March 8, 2012-Public rally organized by the Victorian Trades Hall and AFTINET: "Fair Deal or No Deal"
Presentations from the March 8th Public Rally:

AFTINET's promo flyer for events during negotiation round (link to

Occupy Melbourne protestors outside window of TPP negotiators meeting in the Melbourne Convention Center (March 1, 2012) - Images courtesy of Jane Kelsey


Find more pictures from the Melbourne Round here - courtesy of Lori Wallach and Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

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