Heidi Chow

Heidi Chow


Senior campaigns manager


Heidi leads Global Justice Now’s pharmceutical campaign to fight for access to medicines in the UK and across the world. She has previously led and won the campaign to challenge the UK government's support for the New Alliance - an aid scheme that benefited corporations at the expense of Africa's small farmers. She has played an active role in the global movement for food sovereignty and in the development of the People's Food Policy. She has also campaigned on a range of economic justice issues such as food speculation, Europe’s bilateral trade deals, the World Trade Organisation and stopping RBS’s unethical investments. 

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Latest posts

World Trade Organisation's latest attempt to defuse resistance

27 January 2010

Earlier this week, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) announced a new programme to support teaching on trade policy and ‘WTO-related matters’ in universities in developing countries. This programme would fund teaching, research and outreach on trade issues à la WTO.

Delegates to WTO ministerial conference welcomed by singing campaigners

30 November 2009

The WTO ministerial conference officially opened this afternoon at 3pm (2pm UK time) and as delegates from around the world were entering into the open plenary session, they were welcomed by singing trade campaigners from the Our World is Not for Sale (OWINFS) network - a network of organisations, activists and social movements worldwide fighting the current model of corpora

WTO blog 3: What's on the agenda?

29 November 2009

Today I have been attending briefings in preparation for the ministerial conference which starts at 3pm tomorrow afternoon. I walked to the WTO building to pick up my badge which will allow me access to the ministerial as well as the NGO centre.

The last chance to save the WTO – again!

02 September 2009

Once again, this week, trade ministers from around the world are meeting, this time in Delhi, with the stated aim of kick-starting stalled World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks. And yet again, there is a lot of smoke and mirrors concealing countries’ true negotiating positions.