Accepted paper:

Trade Policy and Sustainable Development: the Role of WTO

Author:

Anna Wróbel (University of Warsaw)

Paper short abstract:

The paper will focus on the role of World Trade Organisation and current 'development round' of negotiations in creating the conditions for sustainable development. In particular, developmental effects of agricultural trade liberalisation will be analysed.

Paper long abstract:

The aim of the paper is to analyse the contribution of trade policy to sustainable development. According to the UNCTAD, "Trade remains the most reliable and productive way of integrating into the global economy and of supporting the efforts of poorer countries to become less aid dependent." (UNCTAD). The paper will mainly focus on the role of World Trade Organisation and current 'development round' of negotiations in creating the conditions for sustainable development. In particular, developmental effects of agricultural trade liberalisation will be analysed.

panel A06
The Global Governance of Inequalities