Is the World Trade Organization Democratic? Term Paper by Top Papers

Is the World Trade Organization Democratic?
A discussion on whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) is democratic.
# 138445 | 1,750 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in International Relations (General) , Political Science (General)


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The paper relates that in order to assess whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) is democratic, it is necessary to assess whether it meets the criteria for assessing levels of democracy in international institutions. The paper uses the criteria of transparency, openness to direct participation, quality of discourse and accessibility to all interested citizens, degree of representativeness, capacity to make decisions (that is, effectiveness), and fairness (both procedural and substantive. The paper argues that the WTO fails to meet sufficient criteria to be deemed democratic.

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"In order to assess whether the World Trade Organization (WTO) is democratic, it is necessary to assess whether it meets the criteria for assessing levels of democracy in international institutions. These include transparency, openness to direct participation, quality of discourse and accessibility to all interested citizens, degree of representativeness, capacity to make decisions (that is, effectiveness), and fairness (both procedural and substantive. This essay will assess to what extent (if at all), the WTO meets these criteria. It will be argued that the WTO fails to meet sufficient criteria to be deemed democratic."

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