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  • 22-25 March

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    The WTO Impact List is a regular, daily email newsletter/list service, whose purpose is to circulate information on trade-related issues, with special, but not exclusive, focus on the WTO.

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    new Daunted by all this trade information? Don't be. Instead, check out this new page for the very best articles from Naomi Klein, George Monbiot, and a slew of articles that we have culled from our WTO Impact Lists of February -- June 2001. Students, NGOs, and Activists, eat your heart out here.

    Please keep your eyes peeled for more information on ICDA's participation in the Trade Caucus of the NGO Forum at the Conference. A Special Report will soon be posted up. In the meantime, please feel free to hear ICDA delegate, Ms. Meredyth Bowler-Ailloud of Strategic Development Initiative (SDI), read ICDA's Statement for the Conference here.

    newICDA has a Talk area! Feel free to post your messages on ICDA's general Discussion Board (most useful for visitors). For NGO affiliates, or Impact List subscribers, there is a private area where you can discuss issues most pertinent to you. ICDA members are not forgotten either, and will soon have a password-protected site for them, too.

    newICDA has finally set up its Special United Nations LDC3 Conference Page, in wake of the UN Conference which is to take place the week of 14 May to 20 May at the European Parliament.

    Please see below on how to visit ICDA's LDC Page, as well as find out what LDC countries are. Of special concern will be the case of Sugar, and other useful links on the EBA initiative, as well as info. on UNCTAD.

    ICDA has set up its Special EU_NGO Dialogue with Civil Society Page in the wake of the new round of issue groups that is to take place the week of 23 April to 27 April at the European Commission.

    Please see below on how to view the highlights of the last report on WTO Transparency.

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    Visit ICDA's SOD Page

    The summer month of August saw some interesting initiatives raised here at ICDA. One of these was the creation of the Summary, Overview & Development report -- otherwise known as the ICDA SOD Report. It's principal aim is to provide a 3-4 page overview of the main issues covered in one month's Impact List.

    Useful Links

  • WTO Impact List website

  • Visit ICDA's EU-NGO Dialogue Page
    ICDA continues to maintain its dialogue with the European Commission through DG Trade's issue groups.

    Useful Links
  • DG Trade's Website
  • The Official WTO Website
  • WTO Watch Website-- this site monitors issues that the WTO is currently dealing with, and provides news reports predominantly against aspects of the WTO.

  • Visit ICDA's United Nations LDC III Page
    ICDA participated in the United Nations Conference on LDC,which was hosted by the European Parliament in May.
    Given ICDA's consultative status with UNCTAD, ICDA had an LDCIII delegation -- comprising ICDA Chairperson Janice Goodson Foerde; Meredyth Bowler-Ailloud of SDI; Helen Holder of Help Age International; and E.K.Bensah, ICDA Intern attending the conference. Check out soon the special report on this conference on this website!

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