Webpages tagged with «Trade and development»
The African continent is an important trade actor for the European Union. Is the way in which the EU structures its trade negotiations with these countries just?
ARENA hosted a debate on the EU and partnerships for sustainable development on 24 October 2019.
Former GLOBUS MA student Sigrid Jerpstad has been awarded the University of Oslo’s sustainability prize for her dissertation on the EU’s role in the UN negotiations on the global sustainability agenda. Having an office at ARENA, and being able to talk to researchers working on important international questions has been very rewarding, says Jerpstad
GLOBUS researchers chaired the panel The European Union: Promoting or obstructing global justice? at the EUSA conference in Denver, Colorado in May 2019. They also participated in various other panels at the conference.
ARENA Centre for European Studies hosted a workshop on justice, trade and development in Oslo on 14-15 March 2019.
What is just is contested. How does an emerging power like Brazil view global justice? During GLOBUS' study trip to Brazil, Andrea Hoffmann from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and Tiago Nery from the State Government of Rio de Janeiro, talked to us about the Brazilian perspectives on global justice.
This seminar gathered GLOBUS researchers to discuss conceptual and methodological challenges to the study of trade, development and global justice.
Recently, there have been calls from several African leaders to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), but such actions will only result in fewer options for ordinary citizens to hold their leaders and governments accountable, writes GLOBUS researcher William Gumede, Associate Professor at University of the Witwatersrand and Chairperson of the Democracy Works Foundation.
In this article in Cooperation and Conflict, Johanne Døhlie Saltnes argues that the European Union chose not to sanction Rwanda because of concerns over the negative impact of sanctions on the social and economic conditions in the country.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a contested international trade regime. Among other things, it has been accused of favouring large multinational companies and letting developed countries protect their farming products at the expense of developing countries. Presenting the main points of critique directed at the WTO, GLOBUS researchers Johanne Døhlie Saltnes and Kjartan Koch Mikalsen argue that the criticism provides evidence of persisting relations of dominance.