Working issues

Concentrated Market Power and Agricultural Trade

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by Sophia Murphy, August 2006

This paper is written as a discussion paper within the framework of the project
“EcoFair Trade Dialogue. New Directions for Agricultural Trade Rules”
(www.ecofair-trade.org).  Read more »

The green box a black box...

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The green box a black box which hides the gold box

by Jacques Berthelot, Solidarité
December 9, 2005

Down the plughole

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Why bringing water into WTO services negotiations
would unleash a development disaster.

www.actionaid.org

Slow Trade – Sound Farming

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A Multilateral Framework for Sustainable Markets in Agriculture

By THE ECOFAIR TRADE DIALOGUE

New Directions for Agricultural Trade Rules

Please find the document attached.

Fair Trade Café at every summer festival

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During the summer the "mobile" Fair Trade Café of our colleague, Györgyi Újszászi, appeared on Hegyalja, EFOTT festival, Mûvészetek Völgye (Valley of Arts), Sziget and the KOMP of Vác. Next weekend she'll be in Verespatak, where Széna Fest will take place.  Read more »

Right to food and Food Security Voluntary guidelines

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Right to food and Food Security Voluntary guidelines to support the realization of the right to adequate food in the context of national food security. (FAO)
Please find the document in the attachment.

Useful websites

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Useful websites

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PUBLIC SERVICES INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH UNIT

"PSIRU researches the privatisation and restructuring of public services around the world, with special focus on water, energy, waste management, and healthcare."

Municipal Services Project  Read more »

Links to various readings on Public Goods

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Liberalisation of the public services and the GATS Agreement

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Position paper of Védegylet - Protect the Future

"The GATS and the liberalisation of the public services are issues affecting everyone, at the same time most of us know almost nothing about them. That is why our principal aim is to raise attention and launch a social dialogue in Hungary, involving all stakeholders, taking into account the ecological and social principles of sustainability. We must examine the role of public services in a sustainable society and assess the impact of the GATS Agreement.  Read more »