Here are additional pieces of evidence that the current Doha Round negotiations would be detrimental to DCs, particularly the poorest ones, those in Sub-Saharan Africa. They complement the four references already circulated by War on want for the Westminster Hall Debate on World Trade of 12 October 2006.
The final World Trade Organization panel ruling on the European Union's moratorium on approvals of products with genetically modified organisms contains findings that will likely limit the extent to which future WTO panels will consider multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs), according to private-sector sources.
By Goh Chien Yen, TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (Oct06/10)
Other developing countries such as Pakistan, the Philippines, Indonesia and Iran that took the floor at the meeting also articulated their grand visions for UNCTAD in being the key institution and focal point within the UN system in addressing the challenges of globalization, especially in the area of trade, finance and development.
BRUSSELS, Oct 12 (IPS) - A proposal by Senegalese Trade Minister Mamadou Diop to postpone the 2008 deadline for signing trade agreements with the European Union found much support at a meeting here Thursday.