Trade Justice

Myanmar Market

GCAP believes that developing countries must have the right to determine their own trade and investment policies, putting their peoples' interests first. International trade rules and national trade policies should support sustainable livelihoods, promote the rights of women, children and indigenous people, and lead to poverty eradication. However trade rules and policies, and the imposition of harmful economic policy conditions, have become the vehicle for the indiscriminate liberalization of developing country economies undermining sustainable development, increasing poverty and inequality.

We remind national governments of their international human rights obligations

We call upon them to use their influence with the World Trade Organization, International Financial Institutions and in regional and bilateral trade agreements to:

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