Seeping in Slowly: How Human Rights Concerns are Penetrating the WTO

World Trade Review, Vol 6, No. 3, pp. 413-449, 2007

39 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2008

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Susan Ariel Aaronson

George Washington University - Elliott School of International Affairs

Date Written: October, 29 2008

Abstract

This article uses the day to day operations of the WTO (trade negotiations, trade waivers, acessions, trade policy reviews) to discuss how human rights issues are seeping into the work of the WTO. The author also discusses how the WTO may promote particular human rights such as public participation, property rights, and due process rights.

Keywords: trade, WTO, human rights, U.S. developing countries, EU, waivers

Suggested Citation

Aaronson, Susan, Seeping in Slowly: How Human Rights Concerns are Penetrating the WTO (October, 29 2008). World Trade Review, Vol 6, No. 3, pp. 413-449, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1292065

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