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Pascal Lamy and the Sorcerer?s Box

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
Press statement: A large group of farmers movements and NGO

Problems multiply and talks unravel at WTO ministerial 3rd day

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
The WTO Ministerial Conference seemed on the verge of unravelling after its third day, with many developing countries voicing opposition to the services part of the draft Declaration, and positions in non-agricultural market access being even more apart than before.

Mandelson charges US hiding behind 'smokescreen' on cotton subsidies

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
The United States is hiding behind a 'gigantic great smokescreen' in a bid to dodge its duty to cotton farmers in Africa, European Union trade chief Peter Mandelson charged at WTO talks that continue in Hong Kong.

Lamy Sets Morning Deadline For Amendments To Declaration Text

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
World Trade Organization Director General Pascal Lamy has set a 6 a.m. Dec. 17 deadline for members to offer proposals for amending a Hong Kong ministerial declaration to further define the goals for the Doha round.

COSATU Press statement on NAMA ? issued from Hong Kong

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
As the talks at the WTO continue, the Southern African region, Africa and other developing countries and regions face an ever increasing threat to catastrophic jobs and even the very real potential of de-industrialisation

The ?development package? that isn?t

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
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Day 4 at the WTO ministerial: no movements but powerful countries hold secret 'green rooms'

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
On its fourth day (Dec 16) the WTO

Coalition of Agricultural Workers International Vow to Fight for Those Most Oppressed by the WTO

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
In a statement, CAWI called on workers everywhere to junk the WTO

Stop the Doha Rounda, No to further trade liberalization in agriculture! Geto WTO out of agriculture and fisheries!

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
Declaration of the Intl Seminar on WTO, Food Sovereignty and Alternatives to Globalization

No let-up for rich nations as trade talks flounder

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
Rich nations came under fresh attack for refusing to give ground on farm protection at world trade talks on Thursday as nations grouping more than half of the world's population warned of an 'impasse well into the future'.