Tag Archives: Ministerial Conference

#WTO #MC9 negotations – failure or last minute deal? read my updates on Twitter…

I have spent most of the last days at Civil Society counter-Events to the WTO which has been very fruitful but came at a Price: there was no easily accessible Internet connection at the two venues. Thus, I am lagging behind … Continue reading

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Trying to solve the unsolvable: #WTO Negotiations at #MC9 continue

Despite previous declarations to the contrary, Ministers keep attempting to solve remaining controversies on the Bali Package at the Ministerial. WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo had warned before the Bali Meeting that the unresolved issues were too complex to find … Continue reading


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#EndWTO and Peoples’ Global Camp (#PGC): Migrant protest at the #WTO in Bali

„They say WTO! We Say Hell No!” This is just one of the slogans under which civil society organisations are protesting the upcoming 9th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Bali. Migrant organizations will play a major … Continue reading

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Guest editorial: The #WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali– Will the Doha-Round overcome its impasse?

For blogpost #100 I was able to invite political scientist and WTO-expert Angela Geck (pictured) to contribute a guest editorial. Why is this contribution of high relevance for a blog on migration and development? For once, the WTO will be met by … Continue reading

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