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WHO WE ARE?

Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development-gLAWcal is an independent non-profit research organization (think tank) 

Through research and policy analysis, gLAWcal sheds a new light on issues such as good governance, human rights, right to water, rights to food, social, economic and cultural rights, labour rights, access to knowledge, public health, social welfare, consumer interests and animal welfare, climate change, energy, environmental protection and sustainable development, product safety, food safety and security.All these values are directly affected by the global expansion of world trade and should be upheld to balance the excesses of globalization.

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Our mission

To collaborate with Government, Civil society and business community to balance the excess of globalization with Non Trade Concerns.

Our goals

To influence policymakers, to raise awareness over Non Trade Concerns, to encourage stakeholder participation, and to disseminate gLAWcal’s publication results.

Book SERIES

gLAWcal has established strong scientific collaborations with few international academic publishers. In particular, gLAWcal has created three different book series for the publication of monographs and book collections on relevant topics for gLAWcal vision.

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Trade and Progress: The Case of China

Paolo Davide Farah

Trade and Progress: The Case of China. Columbia Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2016, pp. 51 - 112. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3020365
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The Development of Global Justice and Sustainable Development Principles in the WTO Multilateral Trading System Through the Lens of Non-Trade Concerns: An Appraisal on China’s Progress

Paolo Davide Farah

China’s Influence on Non-Trade Concerns in International Economic Law, Global Law and Sustainable Development Book Series, Routledge Publishing (New-York/London), ISBN 978-1-4094-4848-8, September 2016, pp. 10–58
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WTO and Renewable Energy: Lessons from the Case Law

Paolo Davide Farah

Elena Cima

49 JOURNAL OF WORLD TRADE 6, Kluwer Law International, ISSN: 1011-6702, December 2015, pp. 1103 – 1116
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If you are talented and passionate about sustainable development, water issues, environment and climate change, international trade, global development and human rights then gLAWcal wants to hear from you.

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our team

gLAWcal analyzes, assesses and diagnoses implemented policy,  drawing on the skills of a team of analysts from a wide range of disciplines. Our Team members are familiar with the policy environments of the regions they explore, and provide relevant insights to help policymakers fast-track best practices.

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