Wednesday, December 16, 2009

IFG Primer: WTO Invisible Government

INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT: The World Trade Organization: Global Government For The New Millennium?

a primer
Prepared by
The International Forum on Globalization (IFG)

Authors: Debi Barker and Jerry Mander

This primer is a basic briefing on the powers, structure, rules, powers, and values of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the agreements it encompasses. It includes a brief description of economic globalization the engine driving the creation of global agreements and institutions such as the WTO. Also included is a history of post-Bretton Woods free trade institutions, leading up to the WTO, as well as thorough explanations of WTO agreements and procedures. Analyses of the WTO regime and case studies are included concerning major recent decisions on: environment, agriculture, intellectual property rights, culture and investment. (50 pages)


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