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Munk Centre for International Studies
University of Toronto

November 16-18, 2000

Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility
South House, Main Floor
1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

"Strengthening Canada's Environmental Community
Through International Regime Reform:
Twenty-First Century Challenges"

This conference identifies effective ways for Canadians to participate more cohesively and directly in the international trade systems that affect their natural environment, food, health, and safety. It analyzes the social and environmental impacts of existing trade liberalization on Canadians, and explores new strategies for regulation and risk assessment, environmental information, voluntary standards-setting, and participation by civil society. These strategies aim at allowing Canadians to participate in the World Trade Organization and North American Free Trade Agreement in more unified and socially sustainable ways.

Workshop Highlights:

Rules for Food and Agriculture in a Globalizing Era
Toward Democratic Governance? Civil Society, Social Cohesion and Trade Liberalization
Environmental Indicators and Local Communities

Speakers include:

The Honourable Pierre-Marc Johnson, Heenan Blaike
Ms. Michele Swenarchuk, Canadian Environmental Law Association
Mr. David Hathaway, Brazil
Dr. David Barling, Thames Valley University
Professor Grace Skogstad, University of Toronto
Professor Konrad von Moltke, Dartmouth College
Professor Alan Rugman, Templeton College, Oxford University
Dr. Julie Soloway, Davies, Ward and Beck
Professor Chris Tollefson, Sierra Legal Defence Fund, University of Victoria
Mr. Jim Stanford, Canadian Auto Workers
Professor Carl Amrhein, University of Toronto
Professor Virginia Maclaren, University of Toronto
Ms. Sarah Richardson, Maeander Enterprises
Mr. Scott Vaughan, Commission for Environmental Cooperation

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