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Global crisis and climate change : will recession undermine climate change negotiations?
While climate change has been getting attention for nearly 20 years, the connection between climate change and trade is only now being recognised. But the risk of market failure is real due to the current global economic crisis.
APEC at 20: Old Promises, New Challenges
As APEC leaders convene for the Singapore summit this week, there is one question that needs to be asked: Can the consensual, inclusive norm that has propelled APEC be the driving force to bind regional groupings together?
Informal Caucuses within the WTO: Singapore in the “Invisibles Group”
This essay examines the role of small informal groups in multilateral negotiations by focusing on a case study of the discussions at meetings of the Invisibles Group in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from 1995 to ...
Imagining the future: the world in 2020
Crystal ball gazing into the future has become a trend. Many projections however tend to look too far ahead. What will the world look like in 2020?
Priorities for the Obama administration
Now that he is President of the United States, Barack Obama has his work cut out for him. His priorities will revolve around reclaiming US global leadership and rebuilding alliances in the face of America's new position ...