4th Ministerial, Doha 2001

Week of decision in WTO for 'level of ambition' in HongKong Ministerial

Original Publication Date: 
6 November, 2005
The WTO leadership will be going all out to make a big push - perhaps the last - to save the Hong Kong meeting from being a failure, or a 'non-event.'

Trade Officials to Hold Talks to Save a Global Agreement

Original Publication Date: 
6 November, 2005
Trade ministers from around the world have agreed to hold meetings in London and Geneva through the coming week in an effort to rescue plans for a global trade pact that is at an impasse over agriculture issues.

Migrants' 10-week countdown to junk WTO

Original Publication Date: 
31 October, 2005
This is a newsletter which contains the summary of past and upcoming activities/events of the AMCB and it's partners and allied organizations and institutions in their countdown to the WTO MC6.

Open Invitation: Asian Movements? Strategy Meeting against WTO Hong Kong Ministerial Meeting

Original Publication Date: 
30 October, 2005
Korean movements have designated 13th to 19th November to be a week of action against APEC, with a people

European NGO statement: 12 key demands to the EU in the run-up to the 6th WTO Ministerial Conference

Original Publication Date: 
26 October, 2005
The statement has been signed by 35 groups from over 30 countries representing development, environment, gender, fair trade and religious groups as well as farmers, trade union related groups and research groups.

Korean peoples action against neoliberal globalization Newsletter #1, 27 October 2005

Original Publication Date: 
26 October, 2005
People’s Action will be sending out a biweekly English newsletter to share news about anti-globalization struggles in Korea and updates on preparation of the ‘Korean People’s Struggle Delegation’.

EU farm struggle casts doubt on WTO Hong Kong meet

Original Publication Date: 
23 October, 2005
A meeting of world trade ministers to hammer out a new global pact is in jeopardy unless Europe offers big cuts to its farm tariffs, the United States warned on Monday, and the EU itself admitted talks were on a 'knife-edge.'

Hong Kong WTO chief attacked for ignoring protests

Original Publication Date: 
17 October, 2005
Hong Kong's WTO chief, who is organising a key ministerial trade summit here, was under fire for what critics say was his poor handling of a small protest by anti-globalisation activists.

NGOs Roundtable Forum: images

Original Publication Date: 
17 October, 2005
Photos taken during the WTO NGOs Roundtable Forum.

Credibility of WTO at stake in Hong Kong

Original Publication Date: 
17 October, 2005
A failure to reach agreement at the forthcoming World Trade Organisation meeting in Hong Kong would destroy the WTO's credibility and undermine the international trading system

EU Council conclusions on WTO DOHA Development Agenda

Original Publication Date: 
17 October, 2005
Conclusions of the EU Council on WTO Doha Development Agenda during its extraordinary external relations council meeting in Luxemburg.

NGOs Roundtable Forum: webcast

Original Publication Date: 
17 October, 2005
webcast of the NGOs Roundtable forum.

Rocky start to WTO dialogue

Original Publication Date: 
16 October, 2005
Protesters swarmed WTO director- general Pascal Lamy's car outside Hong Kong University Sunday in what could be a sign of things to come between anti-globalization protesters and free-trade proponents.

WTO meet `make or break' for trade

Original Publication Date: 
16 October, 2005
Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization, warned in two separate speeches in Hong Kong Sunday that the meeting in the city in mid-December would be the critical make-or-break few days for the future of world trade.

Activists confront new WTO chief

Original Publication Date: 
16 October, 2005
Pascal Lamy, the WTO director-general, yesterday fielded questions from anti-globalisation activists who contended that free trade does not benefit the poor.