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alt-WTO is a mini-conference Wellington

alt-WTO is a mini-conference to introduce the issues surrounding the WTO, and encourage discussion of resistance and alternatives to WTO, 'trade liberalisation', and the neo-liberal agenda.

This is one of a stream of events around this country and the world that are debating and challenging the WTO.

The gathering is a chance to hear some great speakers, and debate the issues, and have time to chat with others in a safe environment.

The conference is sponsored by the Wellington Alliance Branch, and organised by members of the Wellington Left

Thistle Hall, 293 Cuba Street, WGTN Fri 5th and Sat 6th of September cost: koha

Friday the 5th of September

7:00PM The WTO in Context Bill Rosenberg (ARENA)

8:30PM Visions of the Left (Youth Debate)

Saturday the 6th of September

9:30AM Introductory film on the WTO

10:00AM WTO and Latin America - Valerie Morse, Prue Hyman (ARENA) and Paul Bruce (Latin America Committee)

11:00AM Trade and Development – Rae Julian (Council for International Development)

12:00PM Lunch

1:00PM ‘Red Horse Flying’ - Song by Don Franks

1:10PM The Great Trade Debate incld Rod Donald (Green Party), Robert Reid (Alliance), Suse Reynolds (Trade Liberalisation Network)

2:30PM WTO and Sovereignty - Teanau Tuiono and Helen Te Hira

4:00PM ‘Learning from the anti-globalisation movement, and what next’ - Sam Buchanan (Committee for the Establishment of Civilisation) and Nick Henry

closing at 5:00 PM

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