International Trade

War Toy Ad

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http://ec.europa.eu/avpolicy/docs/library/studies/finalised/studpdf/oview.pdf

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War Toy Ad

Another major challenge for e-commerce is to deal with different cultures and rules from different countries.  Ads for war toys like these are banned in Greece, but not in the U.S.  If this ad was shown on a website hosted by the U.S. and a citizen from Greece happened to find it, that citizen could file a court order to have the company in the U.S. take the image down.  The question is, does the company in the U.S. have to comply with Greek rules? ... Read more about War Toy Ad

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ITU

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http://www.itu.int/en/Pages/default.aspx

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ITU

This image is a logo of the ITU which stands for International Telecommunication Union. The ITU created the Electronic Commerce Developing Project in order to assist developing countries in establishing necessary infrastructure to create electronic business transactions in order to bridge the gap between highly developed countries and less developed countries. 

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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

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http://www.worldjewishcongress.org/userfiles/image/oecd-logo.jpg

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Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

This iamge is of the OECD which stands for Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. In 2000 the OECD released a set of guidelines for Consumer protection in regards to electronic eommerce.  ... Read more about Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

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What You Can Do to Alleviate Poverty

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Shira Babow, http://afairtradeplace.com/2012/02/08/show-me-your-label-a-guide-to-fair-trade-labels/

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What You Can Do to Alleviate Poverty

This picture lists several ways in which you can help to alleviate global poverty. ... Read more about What You Can Do to Alleviate Poverty

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Organizations Working to Create a Global Partnership for Development

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Poverty Environment Partnership

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Organizations Working to Create a Global Partnership for Development

This picture gives the reader basic information about two organizations working to bring together members of the private, public, and volunteer sectors (as well as various existing organizatons) in order to create international development strategies and to solve problems. ... Read more about Organizations Working to Create a Global Partnership for Development

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Arctic oil rush will ruin ecosystem, warns Lloyd's of London

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Julia Kollewe and Terry Macalister
Arctic oil rush will ruin ecosystem, warns Lloyd's of London
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Insurance market joins environmentalists in highlighting risks of drilling in fragile region as $100bn investment is predicted

Lloyd's of London, the world's biggest insurance market, has become the first major business organisation to raise its voice about huge potential environmental damage from oil drilling in the ... Read more about Arctic oil rush will ruin ecosystem, warns Lloyd's of London

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Overseas aid to Africa being outweighed by hefty costs of importing oil

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Fiona Harvey
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Sub-Saharan states need to move to renewable energy sources as $15bn in aid is outstripped by $18bn in oil imports, says IEA ... Read more about Overseas aid to Africa being outweighed by hefty costs of importing oil

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