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View Resource Battle in Seattle

The World Trade Organization (WTO) Third Ministerial Conference commenced in Seattle, WA, on Tuesday, November 31 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center. Inside the center, conference delegates, trade officials, and lobbyists, representing 135 countries, started a three-year series of negotiations about global trade-liberalization. Outside the center, close to 40,000 anti-trade...
View Resource International Economic Review: June/July 2000

The June/July 2000 edition of International Economic Review from the USITC includes a special report on the World Trade Organization.
View Resource WTO / GATT Research

This new pathfinder from LLRX should help anyone doing research on the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the preceding system under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The guide, which is focused on sources from the United States, gives pointers for research, covering a variety of materials in electronic, print, and microfiche formats. Resources are divided into eight sections...
View Resource WTO History Project

A joint project of the University of Washington's (UW's) Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies and the University Library, the WTO History Project focuses on the history-making protests of late 1999 in Seattle during the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial meetings. A particularly groovy and educational highlight of this Website is the database of fliers, posters, notes, letters, etc. that...
View Resource The Fourth WTO Ministerial Conference

Important new developments at the fourth World Trade Ministerial Conference inculded a statement that intellectual property rights (patent rights) cannot stand in the way of public health for developing countries and the admission of China into the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This site brings users summaries of the meetings, declarations, and proposed procedures. Users can also watch archived...