Ban asbestos campaigners from Indonesia have been invited to speak at the 2022 Asbestos Safety and Management Conference, 18-20 May in the Blue Mountains, NSW organised by the Australian government’s Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.
Ahead of World Trade Organization meetings, protesters call for Pfizer to put health ahead of profits, radically shift its current sales practices and support a waiver on Covid-19 vaccine monopolies.
MEDIA RELEASE: ‘Each-way bet’: Trade Minister declines to co-sponsor waiver on COVID vaccine monopolies
On the eve of an important World Trade Organisation (WTO) meeting on intellectual property this week, the Government has revealed that Australia will not co-sponsor a proposal to waive commercial monopolies on COVID19 vaccines, as Shadow Trade Minister Madeleine King MP and campaigners have urged.
Update by APHEDA and Mondiaal FNV: here are two infographics highlighting Worker’s Rights Violations and the Outlook of Myanmar’s Ready Made Garment Industry under martial law.
New poll shows most Australians support change to trade rules for fair access to vaccines for low-income countries
A poll has shown that 62% of Australians believe the Australian government should support a temporary waiver on patent rules for COVID-19 vaccines.
In February 2021, the Myanmar military staged a coup in Myanmar. Although the coup may see an increase in sexual violence, this is nothing new for women in Myanmar.