Confronting global trade as a root cause of the financial crisis!

Our World Is Not For Sale

23 June 2009

Some Key Points for Member Groups of the Our World Is Not For Sale Network [OWINFS] at the United Nations Conference on the World Financial and Economic Crisis and its Impact on Development, June 22-24, 2009.

Ever since the ‘Battle of Seattle’ almost ten years ago, the international network of civil society organizations and social movements known as Our World Is Not For Sale [OWINFS], has been vigorously engaged in the promotion of global trade justice through campaigns contesting the World Trade Organization [WTO] and bilateral free trade regimes. One of OWINFS major priorities has been to expose how the deregulation of financial services through the liberalization of trade worldwide has been a major cause of the current global financial crisis. From this perspective, we call on officials at the highest level of this United Nations Conference to take the following positions:

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