Ten Years Later: Still No to the WTO!
27 Nov 2009 14:07 GMT
In late November and early December, a series of events will be held across the US commemorating the 10 year anniversary of the historic protests against the WTO in Seattle in 1999, and opposing the upcoming round of WTO meetings in Geneva, Switzerland. These talks are scheduled to take place November 30th through December 2nd — ten years to the day after the Seattle gathering. At these talks, government officials and corporate lobbyists will be promoting the expansion of business-as-usual trade policies as a solution to, rather than a cause of, the global economic and environmental crises. The commemoration also coincides with an international day of action on Nov 30 in advance of the United Nations Conference on Climate Change taking place in Copenhagen Dec. 7–28. From the Newswire: Northwest still says No to the WTO | D5 in Portland | Southern Oregonians are Heading to Portland | WTO Anniversary Events (Seattle) | Seattle + 10: MN Week of Action! | New Poster Art: "Spirit Of '99"
See Also: seattleplus10.org
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