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Syllabus: "Human Rights in the Marketplace" (summer 2004 course, Intl. Human Rights Law programme, Oxford Univ.)

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17 June 2004

Company Challenges U.S. for Safeguarding Environment

Author: Stephen Leahy, Inter Press Service

A Canadian company [Methanex] will be nearly one billion dollars richer if it becomes the first firm to win a trade challenge against Washington under the investment section of North America's free trade deal, but experts say a victory would deal a...

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30 December 2003

On NAFTA's 10th birthday, supporters and detractors debate its future, impact

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While the North American Free Trade Agreement serves as a model for most of the new agreements being negotiated, the newer accords are being modified...to deal with parts of the agreement that needed improvement, such as labour and environmental issues...

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18 November 2003

Latin America deserves better - Free Trade Area of the Americas

Author: Mary Robinson, Honorary President of Oxfam International and Executive Director of Ethical Globalization Initiative, in International Herald Tribune

...the problem with the framework proposed by the U.S. government for the FTAA is that it envisages a rules-based regime that would enforce a blueprint for wholesale deregulation of developing country markets while maintaining unfair advantages for U.S...

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1 November 2003
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Author: Sara Martínez Juan, Colaboradora del Grupo de Monitoreo Independiente de El Salvador para el Observatorio de la Maquila y Libre Comercio

[DOC] La experiencia mexicana parece poner de manifiesto que las supuestas ventajas de los tratados de libre comercio benefician a pocos individuos y pocas empresas.

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1 November 2003

[PDF] Investor Rights or Human Rights - The Impacts of the FTAA

Author: Rick Rowden, Action Aid USA and Vicki Gass, Washington Office on Latin America

This briefing paper analyzes the proposed investment provisions in the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) and the impact they will have on a government's ability to promote, protect and fulfill people's economic, social and cultural rights. [refers...

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Institute for Policy Studies: Global Economy

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