Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Nov 11, 2010
Two reports were released before the G20 Summit: one by the WTO on G20 trade developments, and another jointly prepared by the OECD and UNCTAD on G20 investment developments. Both reports covered the period from May through October of 2010.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Wed, Aug 4, 2010
Click here for the Submission into the World Bank Trade Strategy Consultation (pdf).
Click here for the Submission into the World Bank Trade Strategy Consultation. (doc)
Click here to access the World Bank Background Document on which comments were offered.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Aug 2, 2010
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sun, Dec 9, 2007
RBW Project Director Aldo Caliari has contributed a chapter to a new book, “Aid for Trade and Development.”
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Tue, Nov 27, 2007
On the eve of the WTO Global Aid for Trade Review, held in Geneva in November 2007, several civil society organizations supported a Statement that called upon donors (bilateral and multilateral) to ensure that Aid for Trade arrangements uphold a number of principles. (The statement builds on the 2005 NGO Principles on Aid for Trade.)
Click here for the Statement.
Declaracion en Espanol disponible aqui.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Feb 3, 2007
The European Commission's position on ""Review Clauses"": Any Hope Left on Aid for Trade?
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Mar 23, 2006
A report from the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group confirms that trade liberalization has indeed failed to benefit the poor, in large measure because liberalization advocates did not "fully take the external environment into account sufficiently, and thus did not distinguish the impact of external trade policies and shocks on trade outcomes for different groups of developing countries.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Mar 20, 2006
The coordination and political convergence among the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the World Trade organization was again in evidence last December at the Hong Kong WTO Ministerial. Throughout last year several important official meetings were targeted by activists as opportunities to promote pro-development outcomes on international aid, debt and trade. From Center Focus, Issue 170/March 2006
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Dec 3, 2005
In a document prepared by Aldo Caliari and Pam Sparr, CSOs state their demands for the emerging Aid for Trade agenda.
Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Oct 29, 2005
In a letter to the editor appeared on the October 12 issue of the Financial Times lAdo Caliari says, “Poor-country concerns about the "aid for trade" plan are warranted ("Poorest WTO countries attack 'aid for trade' plan", October 12)”