Watch the “Monopolizing the Recovery- WTO-TRIPS Waiver” Webinar

  • Trade Justice Network
  • 18 Feb 2021
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The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Trade Justice Network host a conversation with global experts on the Indian and South African governments’ proposal at the WTO for a waiver from certain intellectual property rights in the TRIPS agreement so that countries can confidently and affordably respond to the COVID-19 emergency. Special attention is paid to Canada’s opposition to the TRIPS waiver, shared by the U.S., EU and other rich countries, which is debunked by webinar participants.

Speakers include:

– Mustaqeem de Gama, South African mission in Geneva

– Sangeeta Shashikant, Third World Network

– Gavin Fridell, St. Mary’s University

Hosted by Jesse Whattam of the Trade Justice Network and Stuart Trew, senior researcher at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.