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May 27th, 2013

OWINFS Expert panel addresses key issues in stalled Doha talks

Original Publication Date: 
1 October, 2012
An expert panel session at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Public Forum addressed some key issues in the Doha negotiations, such as potential scenarios for the stalled talks in the next year or two, the new trade narrative of global value chains being espoused by some, and the issues of trade facilitation and a plurilateral services agreement being pushed by some developed countries.

May 24th

Grupos de la sociedad civil de todo el mundo solicitaron a los gobiernos del G20 que se opongan a seguir discutiendo sobre las negociaciones de la OMC en la cumbre del G20 realizada en México en 2012

Due date: 
17 June, 2012
Delivery date: 
21 June, 2012
Grupos de la sociedad civil de todo el mundo solicitaron a los gobiernos del G20 que se opongan a seguir discutiendo sobre una mayor liberalización del comercio en el marco de las negociaciones de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) en la cumbre del G20 realizada en México en junio de 2012. En una declaración, los grupos de la sociedad civil afirmaron que el G20 no tiene legitimidad para decidir sobre el futuro de la gobernanza del comercio internacional ya que solo un espacio que incluya a todos sus miembros, sin importar su poderío económico, puede tomar decisiones de manera legítima sobre temas importantes relativos al futuro de las negociaciones de la OMC.

Global civil society groups called on the G 20 governments to reject further discussion on WTO negotiations, in the meeting of the G20 in Mexico in June 2012

Due date: 
17 June, 2012
Delivery date: 
21 June, 2012
Global civil society groups called on the G 20 governments to reject the discussion on further liberalization of trade in the World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations, in the meeting of the G20 in Mexico in June 2012. In a statement, civil society groups stated that, the G20 does not have legitimacy to decide the future of global trade governance since only a forum which includes all members, regardless of their economic power, can legitimately make decisions on major issues pertaining to the future of WTO negotiations.

May 23rd

LDC Watch and OWINFS Call on the WTO TRIPS Council Chair to Stop the Ongoing Unfair Informal Negotiations on the LDC TRIPS Waiver Extension

Original Publication Date: 
21 May, 2013
LDC Watch and Our World Is Not For Sale Call on the WTO TRIPS Council Chair to Stop the Ongoing Unfair Informal Negotiations on the LDC TRIPS Waiver Extension

May 22nd

International Civil Society Calls on WTO Members to Reject the Report of the “Expert Panel” of Outgoing Director General Lamy

Due date: 
14 May, 2013
Delivery date: 
14 May, 2013
As members of the Our World Is Not for Sale (OWINFS) civil society network, we are writing to WTO members strongly object to the report, “The Future of Trade: The Challenges of Convergence,” written by the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in consultation with the panel composed by the Director General, Pascal Lamy, both in terms of the process, and the content of the analysis and recommendations contained therein.

International Civil Society Calls on WTO Members to Reject the Report of the “Expert Panel” of Outgoing Director General Lamy

Original Publication Date: 
14 May, 2013
Today, 117 organizations (including 17 international networks) from around the world sent a letter to members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), rejecting the report “The Future of Trade: The Challenges of Convergence,” written by the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in consultation with the panel composed by the outgoing Director General, Pascal Lamy, both in terms of the process, and the content of the analysis and recommendations contained therein. The letter, included in English and Spanish below and attached, was coordinated by the Our World Is Not for Sale (OWINFS) network.

La sociedad civil internacional exhorta a los Miembros de la OMC a rechazar el informe del 'Panel de expertos' convocado por Lamy, el director general saliente

Delivery date: 
14 May, 2013
Como miembros de la red de la sociedad civil Nuestro Mundo No Está En Venta (OWINFS) les escribimos para que rechacen firmemente el informe titulado “El futuro del comercio: los retos de la convergencia”, escrito por la Secretaría de la Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) en consulta con el panel creado por el Director General, Pascal Lamy, tanto en términos del proceso como del contenido del análisis y las recomendaciones allí consignadas.

May 15th

Global Call, Towards a Peoples' Counter-Summit on G20, Russia, Sept. 2013

LET'S MOBILIZE
TOWARDS THE PEOPLES' COUNTER-SUMMIT ON G20
St-Petersburg, Russia / September 3-4, 2013

SYSTEM CHANGE IS THE ONLY RESPONSE TO THE GLOBAL CRISIS !
Let's build together a
Post-Globalization Alternative to NeoLiberalism !

Website of Post-Globalization Initiative / G20 counter-summit

Original Publication Date: 
15 May, 2013
The Post-Globalization initiative is pleased to announce the creation of its website towards the G20 Counter-Summit in September 2013, Russia

WWW.PGLOBAL.ORG


May 2nd

Press Release: Post-Globalization Initiative, towards a Counter-Summit on G20

Original Publication Date: 
2 May, 2013

Crash of neoliberal model and hegemony of the USA it was declared during scientific conference in Moscow within the Post-globalization initiative. Participants decided to organize Counter-Summit for G-20 in St. Petersburg. They are sure that it gives an opportunity to form a coalition of movements, non-governmental organizations, labour unions and individuals which are brought together not only by the common need to criticize the “Washington consensus” and current global economic order but also by the common will to design new policies and alternative strategies to overcome the current crisis.