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1 April 2008
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Autor: Susan Aaronson, Research Associate Professor at Elliott School of Intl. Affairs, George Washington Univ. [USA]

The WTO agreements limit but do not undermine the ability of nation states to advance human rights at home and abroad... Despite...limitations, omissions and lack of clarity [in WTO agreements], policymakers can and are finding ways to advance human...

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30 December 2007
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Autor: David Vogel (Haas School of Business, Department of Political Science, University of California), in Annual Review of Political Science

Regulations that govern the social and environmental impacts of global firms and markets without state enforcement are a relatively new dimension of global business regulation. The growth of such voluntary “civil regulations” reflects both the...

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11 December 2007
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Autor: Sumner Lemon, PCWorld [USA]

The California First Amendment Coalition (CFAC) is pushing the U.S. government to test the argument that international trade laws can be used to end Chinese censorship of the Internet. The free-speech group petitioned the Office of the U.S. Trade...

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4 December 2007
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Autor: Interview by Devin Stewart of Policy Innovations with Susan Aaronson, about her book Trade Imbalance: The Struggle to Weigh Human Rights Concerns in Trade Policymaking,

The truth is scholars know very little about the effect of trade on human rights. We know that trade can enhance some rights, while undermining others. Moreover, the effect of trade and a particular trade agreement on human rights changes over time,...

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Artigo
3 December 2007
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Autor: Alan Bjerga & Shruti Date Singh, Bloomberg

The World Trade Organization says [US subsidies to cotton farmers] distort trade and lower prices, hurting farmers [in Côte d'Ivoire and elsewhere]... The U.S. is hardly the only country to support its domestic growers... [The] International Cotton...

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5 November 2007
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Autor: Bradley Klapper, Associated Press

The U.N. health chief urged countries on Monday to come up with new ways to make medicine for HIV/AIDS and other diseases more affordable in the world's poorest countries, without stifling innovation among pharmaceutical companies... Dr. Margaret Chan,...

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1 September 2007
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Autor: Sandhya Srinivasan, Info Change [India]

The recent Madras High Court judgment against the Swiss drug company Novartis brought joy to the hearts of Indian activists. But they must continue to fight the company’s efforts to prevent generic production of essential drugs. Recently a coalition...

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Artigo
24 August 2007
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Autor: La Nación [Chile]

Los dirigentes sindicales de la Empresa Faenadora Lo Miranda, del holding alimentario Agrosuper, propiedad del empresario Gonzalo Vial, anunciaron que recurrirán a organismos internacionales y a sus pares en los países a los que exporta la compañía,...

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Artigo
13 August 2007
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Autor: Howard French & Lydia Polgren with Fan Wenxin, New York Times

To help [develop Chad's export sector], China plans to build the country’s first oil refinery, lay new roads, provide irrigation and erect a mobile telephone network... To achieve...growth [in its investments in Africa, China] has bypassed...

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10 August 2007
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Autor: Kaiser Network Daily HIV/AIDS Report [USA]

GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday announced that it has given consent to Toronto-based drug company Apotex to use two of its patented antiretroviral drugs...to manufacture Apo-triAvir -- a fixed-dose combination of the two drugs and the antiretroviral...

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