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An Interview with Celso Amorim, Former Brazilian Foreign Minister
Juliano Fiori

states, others, like the GATT [General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade], were only for the capitalist world. There was an order, which, in theory, combined Western democracy with a more-or-less regulated capitalism: the so-called liberal order – although perhaps ‘liberal’ isn’t the most precise term, either in political or economic terms. There were of course other characteristics. The promotion of human rights became one, for example, albeit selective. When South Korea was still under dictatorship, we would ask ‘What about South Korea? Shouldn’t it

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Open Access (free)
Geoffrey K. Roberts and Patricia Hogwood

Currency Unit EDC European Defence Community EEA European Economic Area EEC European Economic Community EFTA European Free Trade Area EM European Monetary System EMI European Monetary Institute EMU Economic and Monetary Union EP European Parliament ERM Exchange Rate Mechanism ESCB European System of Central Banks EU European Union EUA European Unit of Account EURATOM European Atomic Energy Community ESCB European System of Central Banks G-7 Group of Seven G-8 Group of Eight GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade IGC

in The politics today companion to West European Politics
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Jonathan Colman

), help to integrate the international economic policies of countries concerned. Trade policy was discussed in the context of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which sought to expand free trade. 44 There was also cooperation through the World Bank. In the years after Bretton Woods both Labour and Conservative governments were committed to retaining a strong pound and to preserving the sterling area as symbols of continued preeminence

in A ‘special relationship’?
Knud Erik Jørgensen

on Tariffs and Trade (Grieco 1990 ), including the so-called Uruguay round, which resulted in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Furthermore, it has been tested within specific trade issues, such as the EU–US banana dispute (Stevens 1996 ), Commissioner Karel van Miert’s effective intervention in the Boeing–McDonnell Douglas merger, and innumerable other cases since. Fifth, although Europe’s policy on ex-Yugoslavia came

in Rethinking European Union Foreign Policy