The only semblance of fairness that exists in the various agreements of the World Trade Organization is contained in their 155 special and differential treatment provisions. These are meant to benefit developing countries exclusively by giving them pref
The US pharmaceutical industry which has so far prevented its government from endorsing a prescription for change is now directly engaging its counterparts in other nations on the issue of giving poor countries access to cheap medicines. But as the Fi
The needs of many were once again compromised to accommodate the demands of a powerful few. Given the alarming tilt towards self interest and unilateralism by the rich, will the concerns of poor countries ever be addressed in global negotiations?