The WTO and Global Governance: Future Directions

The WTO and Global Governance: Future Directions

by Gary P. Sampson (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789280811544
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 01/21/2009
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 886,612
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Gary P. Sampso n is the John Gough Professor of International Trade at Melbourne Business School at the Universtiy of Melbourne, and professor of international economic governance at the United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies in Yokohama, Japan.


Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Foreword xii

Abbreviations xvi

Introduction and overview: Future directions Gary P. Sampson 1

Part I The bigger picture 39

1 The WTO's contribution to global governance Pascal Lamy 37

2 The WTO, global governance and policy options Sylvia Ostry 57

3 Enhancing the role of the WTO in global governance Bert Koenders 78

Part II Non-trade-related issues 113

4 Governing at the trade-environment interface Daniel C. Esty 115

5 Promoting policy coherence in the global governance of trade and employment Juan Somavia 128

6 Placing human rights in the Geneva consensus Louise Arbour Shervin Majlessi 149

7 Pharmaceutical patents and access to medicines Celso Amorim 174

Part III The importance of development 185

8 The WTO, global governance and development Supachai Panitchpakdi 187

9 Globalization, trade and developing countries Dani Rodrik 202

10 Aid for Trade and global governance: An ITC perspective Patricia R. Francis 217

11 The future of the WTO and free trade Ted Turner 229

Part IV Dispute settlement and governance 239

12 Some thoughts on the WTO dispute settlement procedure Mitsuo Matsushita 241

Index 261

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