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Communicating Professionally: A How-To-Do-It Manua

DR. CATHERINE SHELDRICK ROSS is Professor Emerita at The University of Western. Ontario. She has taught graduate courses in reference services, readers' advisory work, and research methods in the MLIS and PhD programs at Western. She has presented more than. 50 workshops to library professionals in the ...



liberalization that are fundamental to the General Agreement on Trade in Services. (GATS). In simple ... For public sector libraries, the two most important agreements of the World Trade. Organization (WTO) ... the case for most WTO Agreements, seeks to constrain government measures that apply to a particular aspect of ...


GATS and public library services

GATS seeks to constrain government action by establishing a list of measures that may not be maintained or established by ... apply to public library services; if public sector library services are within the GATS framework, then to ... This paper explores how the WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) will.


The potential impact of the World Trade Organization's general

existing WTO health care commitments may already significantly constrain ... to the public welfare: education, social security, libraries, mail service, police and ... Table 1. Selected rules included in the General Agreement on Trade in Services. Rule tier. Binding upon. Rule content. General. Obligations. (Tier 1). Specific.

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crisis states programme

Crisis States Programme. What strategies are viable for developing countries today? The World. Trade Organization and the shrinking of 'development space'. 1. Robert Hunter Wade ..... The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) also came out of the Uruguay Round, and has been in a new round of intensified  ...


Public Forum 2017 *** "Trade: Behind the Headlines"

Public Forum 2017. ***. "Trade: Behind the Headlines". 26 SEPTEMBER 2017. 9: 00-11:15. Session. No. Room. Type. Title. Organizers. Speakers. 1. CR. Op. plenary deb. Opening plenary debate. WTO Secretariat. Abstract: In recent months trade has moved from the business pages to the front pages. It has rarely.



funding for public services, the environment and even local libraries – are now under NAFTA or WTO jurisdiction or being targeted by trade negotiators around the globe. While the United States has entered into an increasing number of regional and bilateral trade agreements that have the same troubling provisions ...


The General Agreement on Trade in Services: An Impact

There has been much public debate surrounding the General. Agreement on Trade in Services and the World Trade. Organisation more generally. Of specific importance for. Higher Education has been the debate surrounding the effective privatisation of public services. In the contemporary domestic political climate of the ...


World Bank Document

Let Workers Move. Using Bilateral Labor Agreements to. Increase Trade in Services. Sebastián Sáez, Editor. DIRECTIONS IN DEVELOPMENT. Trade. Public .... WTO/GATS Commitments versus Bilateral. Labor Agreements. 86. Goals and Policy Objectives of France's Migration Pacts. 89. Implementing the European ...


Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

made public in September; the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); and the Trade in Services. Agreement (TiSA). These are ... Atlantic were concerned whether HE would feature in the WTO's General Agreement on. Trade in Services (GATS). .... of bilateral agreements. Some consider that the merit of TTIP will be to constrain.



3.2.6 Example of HDIA exercise: Case of the expiry of the WTO Agreement on Textiles and. Clothing . .... Book for Human Development Impact Assessment ( HDIA) of Trade Policy,” written by Cecilia Oh, Yumiko Yamamoto, and. Chatrini Weerantunge under the Asia Pacific ... General Agreement on Trade in Services. GDI.

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Serving Whose Interests?: The political economy of trade in services

regional agreements, has the potential to constrain the policy choices of virtually every ... Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Service industries – Law and legislation. 2. General Agreement on Trade in Services (1994). I. Title. K3973. .... for a single World Trade Organization (WTO) to oversee such agreements.


World Bank Document

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Financial services and preferential trade agreements : lessons from Latin America / Mona Haddad and Constantinos Stephanou. p. cm. ISBN 978-0-8213-8273-8 — ISBN 978-0-8213- 8312-4 (electronic). 1. Financial services industry—Government policy—Latin America.


Nepal's Accession to the World Trade Organization: Case Study of

Keywords: WTO, accession negotiation, least developed countries (LDCs), economic reform, Nepal .... to the WTO. Affirmations to Facilitate LDC. Accession. The transformation of the General Agreement on. Tariffs and Trade (GATT) into the WTO funda- mentally ..... of public services: the share of local development fees in.


The Two Constitutional Visions of the World Trade Organization

the intense public debate and scrutiny to which it is subjected, the ... the WTO. This constitutional vision is built on unacceptable as- sumptions about political processes and the role of economic analysis in national economic policymaking. ..... The treaties include: The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994, Apr. 15,.


GATS Negotiations on Domestic Regulation

May 19, 2010 ... The World Trade Organization is negotiating “disciplines” on domestic regulation, which is essential for ... could constrain changes in climate policy, environmental regulation of existing extraction ... GATS: General Agreement on Trade in Services, Apr. 15, 1994, Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World.


Environment and Trade: A Guide to WTO Jurisprudence

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Library of ... 8. Discussion of relevant WTO provisions. 9. The GATT in general. 9. Article III of the GATT. 10. Article I of the GATT. 15. Article 2.1 of the TBT Agreement. 16. Article 6.3 of the ..... General Agreement on Trade in Services. GATT. General ...


the covenant on economic, social and cultural rights and the World

in Trade Barriers. 13. 5. The Rights to Work, Health and Food in Interaction with the WTO Regime. 14. 5.1. The Right to Work. 14. 5.1.1. Human Security, International Trade, and Worker Dislocation. 14. 5.1.2. Subsidies. 15. 5.1.3. Human Security, Trade in People, and the General Agreement on. Trade in Services. 18. 5.2.


Competition Policy and International Trade Distortions

constrained by international agreements, and litigation generated by those laws has been reviewed by ... the post-World War II era, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) negotiating framework ... Convergence with International Competition Norms: Antitrust Law and Public Restraints on. Competition, Boston ...


Moving All-In with the World Trade Organization: Ignoring Adverse

of the WTO's largest and most powerful members.' In United States -. Measures Affecting the Cross-Border Supply of Gambling and Betting. Services, the dispute settlement system's appellate body found that U.S. law restricting internet gambling violated U.S. obligations committed to under the. General Agreement on Trade ...