This video explains how a trade relationship – mainly based on the extraction of raw materials – is contributing to depletion of non-renewable natural resources, global warming and social conflicts. Civil society organisations have warned repeatedly about the dangers of unbalanced trade relations, and have urged the EU to promote more symmetrical relations contributing to effective respect for human rights while promoting sustainable alternatives to the current economic model. Organisations: Alianza por la Solidaridad, ACT Alliance EU, Cidse, Cifca, Grupo Sur y Oidhaco