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

Public Services Threatened Under New WTO Talks

Original Publication Date: 
15 December, 2005
Vital social services such as water, education and health may soon be beyond the reach of the poorest Filipinos if current World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations on services liberalization are successful, according to the Our World is not for Sale (OWINFS) global coalition against the multilateral trade body.

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

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