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Commodity markets no reliable price beacon, experts say (April 2012)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Sat, Apr 14, 2012

Commodity markets no reliable price beacon, experts say (April 2012)

At a side-event co-sponsored by the International Working Group on Trade-Finance Linkages and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations, experts spoke about the initiatives to respond to the financialization of commodity markets.

Addressing Price Volatility in Commodity Markets: Side-event (April 2012)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Thu, Apr 5, 2012

Addressing Price Volatility in Commodity Markets: Side-event (April 2012)

The International Working Group on Trade-Finance Linkages (IWGTF) , which Center of Concern coordinates, the
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations co-host a
Side event on the occasion of the High Level Thematic Debate “Addressing Excessive Price Volatility in Food and Related Financial and
Commodity Markets.”

Why a Human Rights Approach to Financial Regulation is Needed (December 2011)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Dec 26, 2011

Why a Human Rights Approach to Financial Regulation is Needed (December 2011)

 

This is the first in a series of briefs prepared by the initiative "A bottom up approach to righting financial regulation," with the purpose of addressing the links between financial regulation and human rights.

"Now more than ever there is a need to counter-balance the often myopic views of financial experts with a broad array of social groups (consumer, labor, women, environment, indigenous people, and other "human rights-holders") in the design of financial policy," the piece argues.

Trade-Finance Linkages in Demands for G20 Leaders meeting in Cannes (October 2011)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Oct 24, 2011

Trade-Finance Linkages in Demands for G20 Leaders meeting in Cannes (October 2011)

A policy brief by the International Working Group on Trade-Finance Linkages, in the occasion of the upcoming G20 Summit, addresses Leaders with demands on:

I. The G20 Development Action Plan

II. Trade, investment and the G20’s approach to regulation of commodity derivatives markets

III. Trade and the G20’s approach to the international monetary system

 

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