Bridging the Gap Between Northern NGOs and Southern Sovereigns in the Trade-Environment Debate: The Pursuit of Democratic Dispute Settlements in the WTO Under the Rio Principles
- Building Awareness. // International Trade Forum;2006, Issue 4, p6
The article focuses on the role that can be played by professionals and organizations to overcome the lack of public concern regarding the benefits of international trade. Efforts have been launched by non-governmental organizations (NGO) to develop education programs on trade. Business...
- NGOs: Searching for solid ground. Grzybowski, Candido // UNESCO Courier;Sep2000, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p35
Explores the functions of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the factors that led them to multiply and diversify into highly visible bodies. Aims and purposes; Basis of their political actions; Description of the modern global power.
- Non-governmental organizations at the World Trade Organization: cooperation, competition, or exclusion. Esty, DC // Journal of International Economic Law;1998, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p123
Argues against the trade community's hostile reaction to nongovernment organizations' (NGO) efforts to participate in international trade policy-making activities. Advantages of allowing the NGO to participate in trade policy-making; Reasons behind the negative reaction of trade communities;...
- Grassroots mobilization against MAI. // Natural Life;Jan/Feb98, Issue 59, p1
Reports on the grassroot mobilization undertaken by nongovernmental organizations against the Multilateral Agreement on Investment. Reasons of the organizations for opposing the multinational trade agreement; Actions of the organizations on the MAI consultation staged by the Organization for...
- In defence of free trade. Bhagwati, Jagdish // European Business Forum;Autumn2004, Issue 19, p10
Discusses the humanistic aspects of globalization. Destructive acts of non-governmental organizations toward Starbucks and Seattle coffee shops; Implication of conventional protectionism on the U.S. economy.
- STOP THE 'FAST-TRACK.'. // Ecologist;Nov2000, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p14
Deals with the concerns of non-governmental organizations over the revision plans for the Amsterdam Treaty concerning international trade issues. Implications of the revision plans for European Union's authority on international trade negotiations.
- NGOs, Business, And International Investment: The Multilateral Agreement on Investment, Seattle, and Beyond. Walter, Andrew // Global Governance;Jan-Mar2001, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p51
Studies the politicization of international commercial negotiations. Threat of politicization to international economic liberalization; Influence of non-governmental organizations in international economic governance and international commercial policy; Trade-off between the workability of...
- Women and Trade: What are International Organizations Doing? Quinn-Maguire, Tanya // International Trade Forum;2003, Issue 4, p16
Presents information on trade-related initiatives for businesswomen that exist within the United Nations system, international organizations and non-governmental organizations. Support to Women Entrepreneurs in the Service Sector; World Directory of Women Entrepreneurs Associations; Economic...
- Challenging the WTO. French, Hilary // World Watch;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p22
Reports plans of nongovernmental organizations to influence the World Trade Organization (WTO) agenda in Seattle, Washington. Impact of global trade on environmental laws of sovereign nations; Cause of environmental trade conflict; Controversy on WTO rules on food and forestry; Coverage of WTO...