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WTO and Sustainable Development, The

Release Date: October, 2005
ISBN 13: 9789280811155
Sales Number: 05.III.A.9
336 page(s), 6x9
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: United Nations University

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This timely book investigates the relationship in between trade and sustainable development. The WTO has evolved into a World Trade and Sustainable Development Organization and many issues now on its agenda are far from traditional trade policy matters. The term ‘sustainable development’ means securing a growth path that provides for the needs of the current generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. From a policy perspective the pursuit of sustainable development requires a careful balancing between ensuring social progress and conserving the environment.

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