Geneva: Protest rally against Trade In Services Agreement

Date: 
28 April, 2014
Time: 
11.30 - 13.00
Location: 
Geneva, Switzerland
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Monday 28 April, members of the Swiss trade unions, global unions and civil society will lead an international day of action to protest against the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). In Geneva, the protest will take place before the Permanent Mission of Australia (Chemin des Fins 2, 1211 Geneva 19, Switzerland) , where negotiations are taking place in secret.

Throughout the world, people are coming together to demand that that those countries currently involved in TISA negotiations release the text, exclude all public services from the agreement and ensure that countries have the right to regulate in the public interest.

Meeting time 11h30 to begin the rally at 12h00 and end at 13h00.

Speakers will include Rosa Pavanelli, General Secretary of Public Services International, Katharina Prelicz-Huber, President of the public services union SSP-vpod and Stefan Giger, General Secretary of the SSP-vpod.