Greenpeace banner on the Rainbow Warrior during the WTO's 4th Ministerial Conference in Doha, Qatar.
Genetically engineered food by Bush & Co. E-card designed by Mark Fiore.
Greenpeace volunteers dressed as Uncle Sam dump GE maize on other volunteers representing consumers in straitjackets, suffocating their demand for the right to say no GE food.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) promotes free trade for the
gain of private interests, over and above our health and the
environment. It is fatally flawed and is moving the world in the
wrong direction - away from peace, security and sustainability. By
stalling on issues that are crucial to poorer countries, the WTO
faces a crisis of legitimacy.
Greenpeace opposes the current form of globalisation that is
increasing corporate power.
We demand that the World Trade Organisation (WTO) adopts a
policy oftrade that truly works for all and that preserves and
We support global environmental standards. Trade must not
takepriority. Governments must work to achieve sustainable
development.This means integrating three things: environmental,
social and economicpriorities.
We campaign to bring the concerns of citizens all over the world
to the decision-makers at the WTO.
We are calling on consumers to join
us and demand a GE free world.
Electronics giant Hewlett Packard has risen to the challenge we set them and committed to a phase out plan for a range of hazardous chemicals in its products. Now we are at the consumer electronics industry's biggest annual event to ask "who's...
Coexistence is the term used for measures to separate genetically engineered (GE) and non-GE crops and foods. But mounting evidence shows that coexistence is impossible and that GE organisms, which are living organisms, once released into the...
Greenpeace donates a solar power system to a coastal village in Aceh, Indonesia, one of the areas worst hit by the tsunami in December 2004. In cooperation with UPLINK, a local development charity, we offered our expertise on energy efficiency...
Greenpeace donates a solar power system to a coastal village in Aceh, Indonesia, one of the worst hit areas by the tsunami in December 2004. In cooperation with UPLINK, a local development charity, we offered our expertise on energy efficiency...
Shipbreaking yards provide the last resting place for End of Life Ships. At these yards, ships are scrapped, primarily for their steel content. Ship scrapping, often referred to as ’shipbreaking’, provides employment to thousands of workers in...
The 6th WTO Ministerial Conference is set to take place in Hong Kong, China from the 13th to 18th of December 2005. After the collapse of the last Ministerial meeting in Cancun in 2003, governments aim to ensure at Hong Kong, that the “Doha...
Improved market access at the cost of the environment: the environmental risks of the NAMA negotiations. The liberalization of markets driven by the World Trade Organization (WTO) makes it difficult at both the national and international levels...
This briefing paper addresses the need to secure a safe political and legal space for the environment and outlines a number of alternative approaches, which would enable governments to move the current negotiations on the relationship between...
The threats to forests from trade liberalization under the WTOVast tracts of ancient forest around the world stand on the brink of extinction. 10 million hectares are vanishing every year, or a soccer pitch every two seconds. This updated study...
On May 13, 2003 the US government filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the European Union’s de facto moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), as well as a number of EU member states’ national bans on GMOs.
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