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CEI Does Cancún

Op-Eds and Articles

From September 10 through September 14, 2003, the World Trade Organization held its fifth Ministerial meeting in Cancún, Mexico. The Competitive Enterprise Institute was at the meeting, reporting on events and promoting free markets. 

 

CEI MEDIA ADVISORIES

Anti-Globalization Movement in Retreat in Cancún (9/15/03)

World Focus on Trade Debate in Cancún (9/8/03)

 

CANCUN NEWS UPDATES

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

 

ABOUT THE WTO

List of WTO agreements  (from WTO Web site)

WTO Cancun website

                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

 

RELEVANT ARTICLES

        

Biotechnology

Precaution Into Law by James Pinkerton

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 (video presentation)

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