SouthViews No. 142, 30 January 2017
Shocks for developing countries from President Trump’s first days
By Martin Khor
His first days in office indicate that President Donald Trump intends to implement what he promised, with serious consequences for the future of the United Nations, trade, the environment and international cooperation, and developing countries will be most affected. Those who hoped Trump would be more statesman-like in style and middle-of-the-road in policy matters after his inauguration had their illusions dashed when the new United States President moved straight into action to fulfil his election pledges.
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This article was tagged: Climate Change, Developing Countries, Environment, International Cooperation, President Trump, Trade, United Nations (UN), United States (US)