MOTION PASSED TO HAVE SCFAIT REVIEW NAFTA CH.11 & 19.
February 16, 2005
On February 16, 2005 Common Frontiers, RMALC, RQIC, KAIROS, CLC and CUPW, presented briefs as part of a “panel of witnesses on NAFTA Chapter 11” at a session of the Subcommittee on International Trade, Trade Disputes and Investment(SINT). This Subcommittee unanimously passed a motion which will now go to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade(SCFAIT) for that Committee to carry out a thorough review of NAFTA Ch. 11. They also included Ch. 19 in that motion.
The motion reads; “The Subcommittee recommends to the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade that it undertake a complete review of NAFTA Chapters 11 and 19.”
For Rick Arnold’s intoductory comments before the SINT click here
For Rusa Jeremic’s SINT Brief click here
Update: Mar30/05 — Minutes of Motion passed posted