Poverty and Trade : Links

There are 40 documents in this section.

  • Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

    22 May 2002

    Comprehensive range of material on agricultural and trade issues.

  • OneWorld.net

    22 May 2002

    OneWorld is a community of over 1250 organisations working for social justice, human rights and sustainable development. It also seeks to harness the democratic potential of the internet to promote these areas. Many organisations concerned with the issue of global trade can be accessed from this site which also includes its own Trade Campaign.

  • People for fair trade

    22 May 2002

    Works against "corporate globalisation and for trade laws which protect people's right to safety, health, a sustainable environment and democratically enacted laws." Its website includes information on the North American Free Trade Agreement and World Trade Organisation. It also contains articles and other resources.

  • Sierra Club

    22 May 2002

    Leading US environmental organisation, runs a responsible trade campaign.

  • Third World Network

    22 May 2002

    TWN, based in Malaysia, is an international network of organizations and individuals involved in issues relating to development, the Third World and North-South relations. Its website contains a wealth of information on trade, environment, human and women's rights issues, from a broad developing world perspective. It also includes publications, papers, action alerts and UN statements.

  • Trade Justice Movement

    22 May 2002

    Grouping of UK-based NGOs, campaigning to change the rules of international trade to benefit the poor.

  • Trade Observatory

    22 May 2002

    Formerly WTO-Watch, this site has material on trade, the WTO, globalisation and sustainable development.

  • Transparency International

    22 May 2002

    TI is the only international non-governmental organisation devoted to combating the supply and demand of corruption. It works at a global and national monitoring governments, corporations, banks and key institutions.

  • United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

    22 May 2002

    Good site for trade statistics.

  • Via Campesina

    22 May 2002

    International movement which co-ordinates peasant organisations of small and middle-scale producers, agricultural workers, rural women, and indigenous communities. Material on the effects of trade on peasant farmers.