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Transparency and consultation on trade and environment in five international organizations

Transparency and consultation on trade and environment in five international organizations

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Published by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International trade -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Environmental policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoint Working Party on Trade and Environment.
    SeriesOECD working papers -- vol. 8, no. 50, OECD working papers -- v. 8, no. 50.
    ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Joint Working Party on Trade and Environment, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Directorate, OECD Trade Directorate.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29 p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22421074M

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Transparency and consultation on trade and environment in five international organisations. Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Organisation for Economic Co-operation.

Get this from a library. Transparency and consultation on trade and environment: national case studies. [OECD Trade Directorate.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Environment Directorate.; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Joint Working Party on Trade and Environment.;]. Many studies have been addressing the important component in trade facilitation [4], [8] [10], usage of trade facilities in several countries [11] [13], transparency in international trade [4.

Document - Washington DC: On July 2nd, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the new IMF Central Bank Transparency Code (CBT). The development of the CBT follows on. 3. The concept of transparency. The concept of transparency is sufficiently vague as to lend itself to misinterpretation.

Additionally, because it also encompasses a wide variety of components, it is difficult to find a consensus on its definition in the literature in the international trade arena (Atkin,Halter et al.,Lee,Nelson, ).Cited by: 7.

transparency in regional and international trade, including with respect to non-tariff barriers, trade facilitation and standards and technical barriers to trade. Although the AEC Blueprint is silent in reference to corporate governance, efforts to strengthen governance in the region’s large publicly held companies have long been underway.

At an international conference held in Abuja on 22 and 23 Julywith the theme “Beyond Transparency: Oil and the crises of Democratic Governance in Nigeria and the Gulf of Guinea”, Social Action reports that experts and activists were consensual in their view that formal transparency frameworks in Nigeria (e.g.

Extractive Industries. More Transparency. Whether virtual meetings will mean more transparency remains to seen. Closed doors are the norm for key decision-making groups at international organizations, such as the World Bank executive directors. In theory, screens with multiple faces can be kept just as confidential, so the likelihood of greater transparency seems remote.

originate in the "trade and environment" debate.5 In fact, a primary U.S. objective in the Tokyo Round6 was "the adoption of international fair labor standards and of public petition and confrontation procedures in the GATT."7 That objective was never achieved.

Fifteen years later, when the issue of public. accused as being “one of the least transparent international organizations”.7 Although this study focuses on the dispute settlement system, it therefore also has to consider the broader debate on public participation and transparency at the WTO.

Daniel Bethlehem, editor Legal Advisor, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Donald McRae, editor Hyman Soloway Professor, University of Ottawa, Canada. Rodney Neufeld, editor Legal Officer, Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Isabelle Van Damme, editor Fellow, College Lecturer in Law, Clare College Cambridge and Affiliated University. Inthe WTO Appellate body ruled that the United States' total prohibition on cross border gambling services was unlawful under the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).

The questions raised by the case - whether and how a government could block service provision on moral grounds - went to the heart of key controversies surrounding international economic law. Corruption undermines nearly all key legal and developmental priorities today, including the effective functioning of democratic institutions and honest elections; environmental protection; human rights and human security; international development programs; and fair competition for global trade and investment.

This book chronicles the global anticorruption. Transparency of Intergovernmental Organizations: The Roles of Member States, International Bureaucracies and Nongovernmental Organizations Article in International.

This chapter considers transparency and business in international environmental law. It is divided into five sections. Section A considers conventional sources of international environmental law for its transparency effects, looking at both hard law and soft law frameworks. Section B examines other potentially applicable transparency rules.

consultation during negotiations will be very different to transparency provisions intended to govern trade disputes once a trade agreement is in operation. An OECD study (see figure 2) proposes a taxonomy of transparency in trade agreements, grouping trade-related transparency into four areas of policy action.

Transparency is generally believed to enhance the capacity of international organizations to solve complex environmental problems. Civil society actors, such as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) representing non-profit public interests, are often considered to be critical components and drivers of transparency.

External transparency enables civil society to see what international trade regulators, such as the WTO, are doing while internal transparency reflects the ability of members of international organizations, such as WTO Members, to participate in the work of the organization.9 Finally, the regulatory transparency, which constitutes an important.

The book addresses these issues of securing transparency in international trade and investment dispute settlement. Transparency in international trade and investment dispute settlement drew attention of international economic law scholars in the late s, but most literature discusses the transparency in trade DS and investment DS separately.

Today, organizations can easily get access to new information technologies such as social software that can be used to increase transparency across organizations, locations and systems. Yet, to. international organizations mitigate such barriers, and the sources of power and uncertainty in international politics.

They also have important policy implications, suggesting how the.In the last decade, the transparency movement has gained momentum; international organizations and NGOs advocate transparency as a necessary condition for better government quality, greater accountability and a more limited scope for corruption and impunity (UN-HABITAT and Trans.

Transparency International - We have a vision, a world free of corruption. What we have done so far ,+ People helped to report corruption worldwide through our Advocacy and Legal Advice Centres (ALACs).