Supply Chain / Logistics
Review: Naomi Klein’s ‘On Fire’ urges us to quit hitting the snooze button on climate change   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Los Angeles Times - when protesters from around the world tried to block the adoption of the World Trade Organization agreement. Klein’s new book, “On Fire,” collects essays written between 2010 and now, as a kind of time-series of...
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India: India faces challenges in the protection and enforcement of patent rights   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Managingip.com - India, as a member of the World Trade Organization and signatory to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) is obliged to align its intellectual property rights laws with the TRIPS...
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One man down: How a US lawyer could cripple the WTO   
(Friday - September 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Al Jazeera English - The voluntary departure of Thomas Graham, who has served on the World Trade Organization panel since 2011, would accelerate the appellate body's looming demise and force countries to fundamentally rethink their reliance on the...
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UPDATE 3-Airbus revises up jet demand, warns of 'lose-lose' tariff war   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: CNBC - Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Christian Scherer voiced alarm about the prospect of a tit-for-tat tariff war between the United States and Europe after the World Trade Organization signalled that Washington can impose sanctions...
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South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Detroit News - The change comes a week after South Korea initiated a complaint to the World Trade Organization over a separate Japanese move to tighten export controls on key chemicals South Korean companies use to manufacture semiconductors...
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Letter From China: Opportunities Emerge For Financial Services   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Wall Street Journal - Among the many issues tabled for negotiation in the U.S.-China trade negotiations are allegations that China has not complied with commitments made in its 2001 accession to the World Trade Organization with regard to foreign...
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Burning Amazonia, Denying Climate Change, Devastating Syria, Starving Yemen, and Ignoring Kashmir   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: CounterPunch - the World Trade Organization that also had a dual mission of regulating and promoting global market forces. The UN lacked sufficient financial independence and political autonomy to fulfill the promise of the idealistic vision of...
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IDS alum, Mujtaba Piracha, appointed as envoy to World Trade Organization   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Institute of Development Studies - Dr Muhammad Mujtaba Piracha has been appointed as Pakistan’s ambassador to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Piracha, a governance expert specialising in public financial management, completed his PhD at...
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The Man Who Makes Water From Thin Air Wins Half-A-Million Dollar Prize   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Conservation International
Source: Forbes - He is using his prize money to install 200 more panels in Bahia Hondita, Colombia, with the help of Conservation International, which will supply three liters of water per person every day. In devising the SOURCE Hydropanels,...
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UNCCD Global Mechanism Brief Explores LDN Benefits for Reducing Poverty and Inequality   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Conservation International
Source: International Institute for Sustainable Development - The ‘Land Degradation, Poverty, and Inequality’ briefing note was developed by the UNCCD GM in collaboration with Conservation International and the German Development Institute. The publication recommends investing...
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