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View Resource New Society or New Individualism?

This site offers the highlights of the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC) conference covering the tensions between the roles and responsibilities of individuals versus those of corporate bodies, including government. The bulk of the site is devoted to the six sessions from the conference, with a lengthy page for each session, beginning with a paragraph summary, followed by the schedule,...

https://esrc.ukri.org/research/
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...

https://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/minist_e/min01_e/min01_...
View Resource Social Watch

Founded in 1995, Social Watch was first established to provide a global platform for non-governmental organizations to monitor and promote the effective implementation of the commitments made by national governments during the United Nations World Summit on Social Development. Since that time, the group's work has continued in the areas of monitoring poverty eradication and gender equality and...

https://www.socialwatch.org/
View Resource Plan

Founded in 1937, the Plan organization was initially intended to provide food and education to the unfortunate children whose lives were disrupted by the trauma and horror of the Spanish Civil War. Almost 70 years later, Plan continues to provide much needed assistance to 45 countries around the world, primarily in the areas of education, housing, and cross-cultural learning. First-time visitors...

https://plan-international.org