We promote trade and investment that works for all.
Trade and investment can be a potentially powerful tool to support sustainable economic growth, job creation, and the realization of human rights.
Yet, for too long trade and investment agreements have focused on the needs of corporations at the expense of people leading to inequality and adverse human rights impacts.
Our work focuses on rewriting the rules that govern finance, trade and investment regimes; challenging the ill effects of globalization; and ensuring that people, not profit, are at the heart of global and local economies.
While there has been widespread condemnation of the actions of the Burmese military and security forces, overall, the international community has failed the Rohingya. However, the U.S. government now has new tools at its disposal to address this crisis.
Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2017) - ICAR submitted a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance calling on committee members to clarify Kevin McAleenan's position and strategy for enforcing the Tariff Act's forced labor provision during his confirmation hearing to serve as the Commissioner of United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP).