Development

UN Conference on Trade and Development Releases 2014 Report on Least Developed Countries (November 27, 2014)

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Marina Barakatt

On November 27, 2014, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released a report, “The L

Public Health and “Counterfeit” Medicines: The Role of the World Health Organization

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The normative and policy-setting functions of the World Health Organization (“WHO”) have been substantially influenced by the differences of opinion within WHO’s membership about the impact of trade and intellectual property (“IP”) rules on public health. In particular, WHO members differ as to the organization’s role in addressing the perceived failure of the pharmaceutical market to generate safe and affordable medicines for diseases predominantly affecting developing countries.

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17
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2
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Gian Luca Burci
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Transparency International Unveils 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index 2013 (December 3, 2013)

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Adom Malcolm Cooper

On December 3, 2013, Transparency International released its 2013 Corruption Perceptions Index, which ranks countries and territories base

Post-2015: The MDGs, Legal Reform, and Development Policy

With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) rapidly approaching, various groups are convening to talk about what is next. Many have indicated an imperative need for the inclusion of a rule of law component in the post-2015 framework, either as a separate goal or as a necessary underpinning to accomplish all development goals. The American Society of International Law will host a diverse group of rule of law development experts to address the issues of legal reform and development in the context of the MDGs.

Tribunal Establishes Initial Procedures for Review of Mass Bondholder Claims against Argentina

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17
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16
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Ronald J. Bettauer
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Regulating CO2 Emissions from Aviation in the EU

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16
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27
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Joshua Meltzer
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