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Basics: What exactly is global trade?

Publication | 2005-12-02 at 12:21

Global trade refers to the act of buying and selling goods and services between countries. Because “globalisation’ has made the world a much smaller place, these goods and services can travel further and faster so that – for instance – products...

Why is the WTO a Problem?

Publication | 2005-12-02 at 12:19

The WTO – since it came into being in 1995 – has made the promotion of free trade for the gain of private interests the ultimate goal, over and above all other social, public and environmental objectives. The system is fatally flawed: a...

Don’t trade away the planet!

Publication | 2005-12-09 at 10:00

Recommendations for the 6th WTO Ministerial Conference, Hong Kong 2005, by BirdLife International, European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E), Friends of the Earth Europe, Greenpeace International, International Friends of Nature and...

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.

Don't trade away the Planet

Image | 2005-12-09 at 18:58

Don't trade away the Planet

Greenpeace activists in an inflatable boat

Image | 2005-12-14 at 23:47

Greenpeace activists in an inflatable boat sail past the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, where the World Trade Organisation is meeting between 13th and 18th December 2005. Greenpeace called upon WTO delegates to 'Stop Toxic Trade'...

Greenpeace activists dressed as the Chief

Image | 2005-12-10 at 15:59

Greenpeace activists dressed as the Chief Executive of Hong Kong 'Mr Tsang' welcoming electronic waste (e-waste) in front of the WTO information counter at the Hong Kong International Airport, as warnings against further liberalization of trade...

Greenpeace activists dressed as the Chief

Image | 2005-12-10 at 16:17

Greenpeace activists dressed as the Chief Executive of Hong Kong 'Mr Tsang' welcoming electronic waste (e-waste) in front of the WTO information counter at the Hong Kong International Airport, as warnings against further liberalization of trade...

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