Archive - Dic 2005 - Article

December 17th

Asian Farmers Condemn TRIPS as One of the Worst Agreements this Century

Original Publication Date: 
16 December, 2005
Asian farmers today described the World Trade Organisation

Analysis of the revised Draft text of 16 December 2005 on agricultural negotiations

Original Publication Date: 
16 December, 2005
The revised text on agriculture contains 6 paragraphs: besides the introductory paragraph 4

Draft Ministerial text: Anti-developmental delaying tactic, sign of impending failure

Original Publication Date: 
16 December, 2005
The new draft WTO 6th Ministerial text released today still attacks Third World agriculture, industry and services without making any real headway against First World subsidies and protections for domestic producers

Draft ministerial text negates development

Original Publication Date: 
16 December, 2005
IGTN News Bulletin

Services saga brought to new explosive level at Ministerial

Original Publication Date: 
16 December, 2005
The WTO

Review of Day 4 of Ministerial: no light at end of HK tunnel, but a new South alliance is born

Original Publication Date: 
16 December, 2005
At the end of the fourth day of the WTO Ministerial Conference, there has hardly been agreement reached on the key issues, and time is almost running out on attempts to get any

December 16th

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.

Pascal Lamy and the Sorcerer?s Box

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

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

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.