CEI Does Cancun

CEI Does Cancun

September 15, 2003

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A-V LINKS

 

Consumer Alert’s Video Presentation

 

 

CANCUN NEWS UPDATES (Sept. 15)

 

Sutton given key to 'green room'

 

WTO Trade Talks Collapse in Mexico

 

Mexican Village Plays Host to Fight Over Genetically Modified Food

 

Champagne Copyright

 

BBC Backgrounder on WTO

 

Protesters Defend Cause at Trade Talks

 

Activists See Powerful Message in WTO Protestor's Suicide

 

From Annecy to Cancun, a short history of WTO

 

Amorim to Zoellick: who's who in Cancún:  Financial Times looks at Cancún’s major players

 

Annan Decries Trade Policies

 

 

  

CEI MEDIA ADVISORIES

Please click here to read about CEI’s participation in the week’s events.

 

Anti-Globalization Movement in Retreat in Cancun

 

Four Groups, Including CEI, Provide Food Aid to Impoverished Villagers

En espanol

 

Fred Smith, Jr. Presentation, Friday, September 12

 

 

CEI WEBLOG!

Click here to read about exciting developments in “CEI Does Cancún.”

 

 

 

ABOUT THE WTO

List of WTO agreements  (from WTO Web site)

WTO Cancun Web site

                Includes background on Doha

Site of the U.S. Trade Representative

                Updated news articles from Cancún  

Directorate General Trade EU

 

 

 

CEI ATTENDEES

Fred L. Smith, Jr.

Gregory Conko

Myron Ebell

Christopher C. Horner

Ivan Osorio

 

Adjunct Scholar

Ronald Bailey  (to cover event for HACER)

 

 

 

RELEVANT ARTICLES

               

Biotechnology

 

Precaution Into Law by James Pinkerton, Fred Smith mentioned

 

Biotech Factsheet by CEI’s Director of Food Safety Policy Gregory Conko  En español.

 

The Benefits of Biotech;  by CEI’s Director of Food Safety Policy Gregory Conko. En español.

 

Brussels' Bad Science Will Cost the World Dear Conko Op-Ed with Dr. Henry I. Miller

 

Precaution without Principle Conko Op-Ed with Dr. Miller

 

Biopirates of the Caribbean by Roger Bate

 

Free Trade

 

The Increasingly International Game of Antitrust  by CEI Technology Counsel Braden Cox

 

 

Trade and Environment

 

Backgrounder on Basel Convention by CEI Adjunct Scholar James Shaheen

 

Testimony of Myron Ebell on Basel

 

The Environmental Source 2002: International Policy edited by Angela Logomasini and David Riggs

 

 The Perils Of "Soft" And Unratified Treaty Commitments  by Chris Horner

 

Water Wars by Roger Bate

 

Health

 

It's Over...For Now by Roger Bate

  

Undone Deal? by Roger Bate

 

Agriculture

 

Fair Trade? For Whom? by Richard Tren

 

Beware the World Aid Organisation by Richard Tren

 

OTHER FREE MARKET GROUPS IN ATTENDANCE

Africa Fighting Malaria

Asociación de Consumidores Libres 

Bureaucrash

Business Roundtable

Cato Institute

Coalition for Truth in Environmental Marketing (CTEMI)

Consumer Alert

Consumers for World Trade

Fraser Institute

Free Market Foundation of Southern Africa

Hispanic American Center for Economic Research

International Chamber of Commerce

International Consumers for Civil Society

International Policy Network (IPN)

Liberty Institute (India)

National Association of Manufactures

National Foreign Trade Council