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The Architecture of the Global System of Governance

The Architecture of the Global System of Governance

The Nexus between Trade and Sustainable Development

The results of the workshop entitled "The Architecture of the Global System of Governance of Trade and Sustainable Development" that took place on 9 and 10 December 2002 in Berlin have been published in an Ecologic Brief.

Based on the background paper of the workshop and the debates which took place during the discussions, this brochure seeks to give an overview of the complex issue of the global governance of trade and sustainable development and to convey to a wider audience the main questions facing the research community.

You can download the Ecologic Brief on Trade and Sustainable Development here.

Further information on the workshop is available on the event's website.

The workshop has been organized under the auspices of the SUSTRA project.


Citation

Tarasofsky, Richard G. and Markus Knigge 2003: The Architecture of the Global System of Governance - The Nexus between Trade and Sustainable Development. [Ecologic Briefs on International Relations and Sustainable Development]. Berlin: Ecoscript.

Language
English
Publisher
Year
2003
ISBN
3-937085-02-5
ISSN
1611-4787
Dimension
24 pp.
Project ID
1990
Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • The role of the global architecture in multi-level governance of trade and sustainable development
  • Strengthening the way the international sustainable development regime addresses trade policy
  • The role of the WTO in supporting sustainable development
  • WTO disputes and sustainable development
  • Improving the interaction between the international sustainable development regime and the WTO
  • Participation of non-State actors in the global governance of trade and sustainable development
  • The corporate sector and the global governance of trade and sustainable development
  • The role of networks and partnerships
  • Moving the debate forward
  • List of participants
  • Selected links
Keywords
Global Governance, Environmental Policy, Globalisation, Trade, Sustainable Development, Institutions, WTO, NGOs, Network,