Commentaries

Jean-Marie Paugam - Senior Research Fellow, IFRI (Institut Français des Relations Internationales). This study relies on the views of decision-makers, and only public sources — speeches, press communiqués, articles, statements, and reports from government, administration and civil society stakeholders — are used to report the opinions and decisions of political authorities. Speeches available on government websites are only referenced by dates.

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Andrew L. Stoler - Executive Director, Institute for International Business, Economics and Law, University of Adelaide. I. The problem in context   

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Claudia Orozco - Independent consultant, specialist in WTO law and negotiations, Brussels. I. The problem      In May 2002, Chilean sanitary authorities were notified of a possible outbreak of avian influenza(1) (AI — also known as bird flu). Until then, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) had never occurred in Chile(2) or in any other country in South America.(3)

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Samnang Chea and Hach Sok - Samnang Chea is a researcher at the Economic Institute of Cambodia, specializing in the WTO and globalization. Hach Sok is Director of the Economic Institute of Cambodia. I. The problem in context   

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Pedro da Motta Veiga - CNI (Confederação Nacional da Indústria), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I. Introduction   

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Kennedy K. Mbekeani - Senior Research Fellow, Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA). I. The problem in context      Participation in the WTO

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J. P. Singh - Communication, Culture and Technology Program, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.I. The problem in context     

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1.    Having met in order to conclude the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations, representatives of the governments and of the European Communities, members of the Trade Negotiations Committee, agree that the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (referred to in this Final Act as the "WTO Agreement"), the Ministerial Declarations and Decisions, and the Understanding on Commitments in Financial Services, as annexed hereto, embody the results of their negotiations and form an integral part of this Final Act.

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