Ruth Bergan

Ruth Bergan

Biography

Ruth Bergan is co-ordinator of the Trade Justice Movement.

Latest posts

The vacuum over post-Brexit trade is bringing together strange bedfellows


17 May 2018

Campaign organisations came together with trade unions and business confederations last week to propose a new framework for the UK's trade governance model. It is a sign of the times that such organisations are launching this joint initiative.

Developing countries recognise that the global trade system is broken, Brexit is the UK’s moment to do the same


15 July 2016

In response to the seismic political and economic events that have shaped the past decade, a growing number of countries are rethinking their trade relations. This has been most apparent in the spate of cancelled Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) and new investment protection models. Countries are also now beginning to flex their muscles in response to Brexit.

WTO business as usual: bullying tactics and broken promises


18 December 2015

Coming only three months after the agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the 21st World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference could have been an opportunity for rich countries to put words into action.