Safeguards

Analytical Note, October 2008

The WTO’s July 2008 Mini-Ministerial: Agriculture, NAMA, Process Issues and the Road Ahead.

This paper outlines the main events which took place during the WTO’s July mini-Ministerial. It goes on to provide a discussion of the key issues that were important in that meeting – agriculture, cotton, the non-agriculture market access negotiations, as well as systemic process concerns. (more…)

Analytical Note, January 2008

State of Play in WTO Agricultural Negotiations: Country Groupings’ Positions – January 2008 Update.

This note provides an overview of the position of various countries and group of countries active in the WTO agriculture negotiations with respect to critical issues discussed in the WTO agricultural negotiations. (more…)

Analytical Note, November 2007

The Reform of the EU Sugar Sector: Implications for ACP Countries and EPA Negotiations.

This note is to provide comprehensive account of the legal and political background of the current reform of the EU sugar sector and of the implications of the reform and related EU policies for ACP countries. (more…)

Analytical Note, October 2007

EPA Negotiations in Southern Africa: Some Issues of Concern.

This Analytical Note explores some of the main challenges related to the EPA negotiations in the SADC region, particularly with respect to Market Access and regional integration, Agriculture, and trade in Services. (more…)

Analytical Note, May 2007

Trade Negotiations in the West African Region: Issues for Consideration.

This Analytical Note explores some of the main challenges that the countries of the EPA West African region face in the EPA negotiating process, particularly with respect to its interfaces with WTO negotiations. (more…)

Policy Brief 7, April 2007

The Development Dimension of the Agriculture Negotiations.

In view of the role of agriculture in the social and economic development of developing countries and their experience implementing rules and liberalization commitments related to agricultural trade, the need to redefine the boundaries of the development dimension in multilateral rules governing agricultural trade has emerged. (more…)

Analytical Note, November 2006

State of Play in Agricultural Negotiations: Country Grouping’ Positions – November 2006 update.

This note provides an overview of the position of various countries and group of countries active in the WTO agriculture negotiations with respect to critical issues discussed in the WTO agricultural negotiations. (more…)

Analytical Note, December 2005

State of Play in the WTO Agriculture Negotiations: Country Groupings’ Positions – December 2005 Update.

The present note provides an overview of the position of various countries and group of countries active in the WTO agriculture negotiations, with respect to the critical issues under discussion. (more…)

Analytical Note, October 2005

Hong Kong Ministerial Conference: Bottom Lines for LDCs in the GATS Negotiations.

This analytical note aims to assist least developed countries (LDCs) participate more actively in the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) negotiations leading up to the Sixth Hong Kong Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation in December 2005 by (more…)

Analytical Note, October 2005

Hong Kong Ministerial Conference: Bottom Lines for Developing Countries in the GATS Negotiations.

In the lead up to the Sixth Hong Kong Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation in December 2005, developing countries have an interest to define their outcomes for the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) negotiations. (more…)

Analytical Note, August 2005

Issues of Interest to LDCs in the WTO Services Negotiations – Series No 3: Emergency Safeguard Mechanism.

The negotiations on Article X on an Emergency Safeguard Mechanism (ESM) of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) were initiated after the establishment of the GATS at the end of the Uruguay Round of negotiations in 1995. (more…)

Analytical Note, July 2005

State of Play in Agriculture Negotiations: Country Groupings’ Positions.

The purpose of the present note is to provide an overview of the position of various countries and group of countries active in the WTO agriculture negotiations with respect to critical issues under discussion. (more…)


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