From Doha to Cancun

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This paper brings together articles relating to key issues of trade liberalisation under negotiation in the Doha Development Round. The focus is on the likely direction and outcome of negotiations on each issue and how the proposed outcomes could affect developing countries. Published as part of the Secretariat’s efforts to prepare developing countries for multilateral trade negotiations, this title aims to bring fresh perspectives to the negotiations in Geneva.



Reform of the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding: A Critical Juncture for Developing Countries

The WTO Dispute Settlement System is one of the most effective mechanisms of inter-state dispute settlement that exists today under international law. A reflection of its success has been its use by states to resolve a large number of disputes. This rich experience has, however, highlighted a number of difficulties that require attention to increase the efficacy and fairness of the system.


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