Sophia Murphy

Sophia Murphy is a senior adviser at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy where her work focuses on agricultural trade rules, U.S. trade and agriculture policy, and the interests of developing countries in the multilateral trade system.

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Saturday, December 26, 2015
WTO: Missing in Action
The World Trade Organization’s 10th Ministerial Conference, held in Nairobi, Kenya from 15-18 December came right on the heels of the final outcome of the 21st Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The contrasts were striking, and not just because of...
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WTO General-Director Roberto Azevêdo and Indonesian Trade Minister Gita Irawan Wirjawan at the Ministerial Conference in Bali, December, 2013. (Credit:flickr/cc/World Trade Organization) Views
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
WTO Impasse: Who is Looking out for the Public Good?
Late July is a quiet time for much of the Northern hemisphere: even the United States takes a week or two off work at some point to enjoy the summer. It is a busy time, however, for international trade negotiators—this year more than most. The General Council of the WTO (its primary decision-making...
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Thursday, March 21, 2013
Land Grabs Spread Throughout Developing World
Food Justice advocates have always argued that trade agreements need to respect and promote human rights, not drive a process of globalization that privileges commercial interests and tramples on public interests.
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