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Face-saving declaration by the WTO fails to address the real impacts of free trade

Press release | 2005-12-18 at 10:00

In an outright rejection of the Ministerial Declaration issued at the culmination of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Sixth Ministerial, Greenpeace has termed the meeting a failure for environment and development. While the declaration allows...

Greenpeace exposes the Real Face of Free Trade

Press release | 2005-12-14 at 10:00

Three boats with Greenpeace activists sailed past the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre where the World Trade Organisation is meeting this week. Activists on the boat projected a large slogan demanding that delegates `Stop Toxic Trade'...

Greenpeace calls for a new start at WTO negotiations in Hong Kong

Press release | 2005-12-13 at 10:22

As delegates from around the world gather for the WTO Ministerial starting today, Greenpeace warned that free trade must not be prioritised over the interests of people and the environment. Greenpeace argues that the Hong Kong Ministerial can be...

The real face of free trade: Greenpeace welcomes WTO delegates to e-waste paradise

Press release | 2005-12-10 at 10:00

Delegates arriving for the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Ministerial Conference were greeted by Greenpeace activists dressed as electronic waste (e-waste), as a warning against further liberalization of trade in industrial goods. Greenpeace...

Free trade fails forests

Press release | 2005-12-09 at 17:00

Four days before trade ministers meet at the 6th Ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Hong Kong, Greenpeace released a new report highlighting the threat that the WTO poses to the world’s last remaining ancient forests.

Greenpeace scales up the pressure on Hewlett Packard

Press release | 2005-12-07 at 10:00

Activists from Greenpeace today delivered postcards carrying pictures and information about the environmental and human health impacts of Chinese electronic waste (e-waste) ‘breaking’ yards to employees to the Chinese headquarters of the computer...

Greenpeace calls on the government to protect local people and environment from...

Press release | 2005-11-25 at 19:56

Greenpeace called on the Chinese government to adopt every prompt and effective measure to protect the health of the local people and the environment from the pollution caused by an explosion at a chemical factory in the Jilin Province on 13...

Greenpeace calls on Hewlett Packard to phase out toxic substances

Press release | 2005-11-17 at 10:00

In an action at the Chinese HQ of Hewlett Packard (HP) in Beijing, two GP volunteers hung a banner reading: "Change + HP = no-toxics is possible". Greenpeace is calling on HP to eliminate the use of harmful substances in its products.

Coca Cola and 106 Food Brands Commit to Supply Non-GE Products in China

Press release | 2005-11-13 at 23:03

Greenpeace today released in Beijing and Guangzhou the 'Shoppers' Guide to Avoiding GE Food 2005' based on the commitments made by Coca Cola and 106 other food brands to using only non-GE (genetically engineered or modified) ingredients in their...

Greenpeace activists arrested for peaceful protest against coal power plant in the...

Press release | 2005-11-10 at 10:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists and volunteers from New Zealand, Australia, China and the Philippines were arrested and charged today for trespassing on the Masinloc coal power plant in Zambales, Philippines. The 12 were released without any bail...

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