Rethinking Bretton Woods | Fri, Jul 18, 2008
RBW coordinated the drafting of a statement submitted to the Informal Review Session on Trade in the Preparatory Process for the Financing for Development Review Conference, scheduled to take place in Doha, Qatar at the end of 2008.
The statement argues that after more than six years, the Doha Round of trade talks remains deadlocked, although recent signs point to renewed momentum towards a possible conclusion of the Round. It is time to take a step back and recognize that crucial conditions for a successful engagement of developing countries in the worl trading system lie outside the realm of what can be negotiated in a body concerned with market access negotiations such as the WTO.
Click here for a copy of the full statement.