For Press: Trade Union & NGO Experts Contacts for MC10 WTO Ministerial meeting in Nairobi, Kenya December 15 – 18, 2015

Original Publication Date: 
14 Dicembre, 2015
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Below, please find contact information for civil society representatives in attendance at WTO MC10, working in coordination with Our World is Not For Sale (OWINFS) global network and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). 

Trade Union Representatives

Name and Organization

Country

Topics of Expertise

Contact Details and Languages

Adhemar Mineiro

Economic Advisor to TUCA (Trade Union Confederation of the Americas) and REBRIP (Brazilian Network for the Integration of Peoples)

Brazil

Trade; development; developing countries; regional integration

adhemarmineiro@hotmail.com

+41-78-9009174

Portuguese, Spanish, English, French

Peter Waldorff

LO – the Danish Confederation of Trade Unions

Denmark

Decent work, EU bilateral trade agreements, TTIP and TiSA,  labour rights, trade and development, global framework agreements, collective bargaining

pwa@lo.dk

Danish and other Scandinavian languages, English

David Kwabla DORKENOO

Regional Secretary for Africa and Arab Countries, Public Services International (PSI)

Ghana

Trade  in services; civil society perspectives on WTO issues

david.dorkenoo@world-psi.org

+233-208184374

English

Georgios Altintzis
Policy Advisor, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Greece

Policy space and industrial policy, supply chains, labour rights, trade and development, trade and inequality, FTAs

georgios.altintzis@ituc-csi.org

English, Greek, Spanish

Roni Febrianto

Information & Communication Head, KSPI (Confederation of Indonesia Trade Union)

Indonesia

Inequality and trade; macro-economic issue and the Asian perspective

ronifspmi@gmail.com
+62-818-965-660

English

Akhator Joel Odigie

Coordinator, Human & Trade Union Rights, ITUC-Africa

Nigeria/Togo

Trade; investment and human rights; trade and development; corporate behavior; taxation; labour policies; globalization

joel.odigie@ituc-africa.org

English

Gladys Branche

Women’s Coordinator, Sierra Leone Labour Congress

Sierra Leone

Women and agriculture/food security

bmorgiebala@ymail.com

English

Susanne Lindberg Elmgren

Research Officer and Trade Policy Advisor, Swedish Trade Union Confederation

Sweden

Trade and labour standards, business and human rights,  EU trade policy, bilateral trade agreement (TTIP and others), Fairtrade (trademark)

sle@lo.se

English, Swedish

Everline Aketch

International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Uganda

Taxation; balance of payment; privatization

aketchl98@gmail.com

aketcheverline@yahoo.com

+256772859115/705780383

English

Farmers / Agricultural Focused Groups and Experts

Name and Organization

Country

Topics of Expertise

Contact Details and Languages

Jacques Berthelot

Economist, Solidarite

France

Agricultural trade policies

http://www.solidarite.asso.fr/Articles-de-2015

http://www.solidarite.asso.fr/Papers-2015

jacques.berthelot4@wanadoo.fr
English, French

Kingsley Ofei-Nkansah

General Secretary, General Agricultural Workers Union

Ghana

Agreement on agriculture; social and environmental clauses

kingsley_on@yahoo.co.uk

English

Anuradha Talwar

Trade Unionist, Representative of the Agricultural Workers Unions

India

Agriculture in India, agricultural labour issues, women farmers, public Stock-holding, hunger and starvation amongst tea garden workers

pbkmswb@gmail.com

English

Biraj Patnaik 

Principal Adviser, Supreme Court Comissioners on the Right to Food (India) and Member of the Right to Food Campaign

India

Right to adequate food and nutrition, public stock-holding, agriculture subsidies, national Food Security Act India

biraj.patnaik@gmail.com

English, Hindi

Dr. Krishan Bir Chaudhary

President, Bharatiya Krishak Samaj,
(Indian Farmers Organization)

India

Farmers Issues, subsidies, food rights, IPR, climate change

krishak1951@gmail.com
English

Ranja Sengupta

Third World Network, Senior Researcher

India

Agriculture, government procurement

ranja.sengupta1@gmail.com

+91-9811368168

English, Bengali, Hindi

Sophia Murphy

Senior Advisor, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, University of British Colombia

U.S./Canada

WTO agreement on agriculture; food security and rural development

sophia.iatp@gmail.com

English, French, Spanish

Timothy A. Wise

Policy Research Director, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University

U.S.

Agriculture negotiations, Global food crisis, Agriculture and climate change, WTO & the right to food, trade and small-scale farming, modeling gains from trade agreements, Trade liberalization & maize markets, Biofuels and food security, Lessons from NAFTA

tim.wise@tufts.edu

English, Spanish

Regional Organizations (Africa)

Name and Organization

Country

Topics of Expertise

Contact Details and Languages

Sylvester BAGOORO

Programme Officer, Political Economy, Third World Network – Africa

Ghana

Trade, investment, Africa’s developmental concerns

sbagooro@twnafrica.org

English

Daniel Maingi

Coordinator Kenya Food Right Alliance-KeFRA

Director - Growth Partners Africa

Kenya

Agriculture negotiations and food security

 

info@kenyafoodrightsalliance.net

+254722473299

English

Fredrick Njehu

Program Advisor, Trade and Economic Justice

Kenya Human Rights Commission

Kenya

Trade and Investment, Environment and Climate Change, Regional Integration, Agriculture and Food security, Business and Human Rights

FNjehu@khrc.or.ke

+254723583251

English, Kiswahili

Eugene Jernigan

Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development (AGTSD)

Kenya

Financing for Development (FfD) - measures to improving financing for development policies in post 2015 sustainable development

eugene.schneider@agtsd.org

info@agtsd.org

+254722996837

English

Jessica Micheni

Project Officer, Action Green for Trade and Sustainable Development

Kenya

Gender and human rights, climate change financing, women in trade

jessica.micheni@agtsd.org

+254 721 430769

English, Kiswahili

Njoki Njehu

Executive Director, Daughters of Mumbi Global Resource Center

Kenya

Smallholder agriculture; gender and trade

njokinjehu@gmail.com

0737 626 946 (+254)

English, Swahili, Gikuyu

Rebecca Tanui

Building Eastern Africa Community Network (BEACON)

Kenya

Agriculture, Trade and environment

rtanui@beaconet.org

info@beaconet.org

+254723348617

English

Soren Ambrose

Head of Policy, Advocacy & Research, ActionAid International (Nairobi)

Kenya

Africa; development finance

soren.ambrose@actionaid.org

+254-723-151-541

English

Ken UKAOHA

President, National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS)

Nigeria

Trade, services, regional integration, trade agreements

kenukaoha@gmail.com

English

Faith Lumonya

Program Officer, SEATINI Uganda

Uganda

Trade and investment, intellectual property and competition policy

faithlumonya@gmail.com

English

Munu Martin Luther

Programme Officer, Southern & Eastern African Trade, Information & Negotiations Institute (SEATINI)

Uganda

Trade and investment; agriculture and development – African perspectives

munumartinl@yahoo.com

+25-678-269-8297

English

NGO Representatives

Name and Organization

Country

Topics of Expertise

Contact Details and Languages

Syed Aminul Hoque

Secretariat Coordinator, Equity and Justice Working Group Bangladesh (EquityBD)

Bangladesh

Trade and agriculture

aminul.coast@gmail.com

+8801713328815

English

Marc Maes

Trade Policy Officer, 11.11.11

Belgium

EU Trade Policy, EU Free Trade Agreements: EPAs, TTIP, EU Investment Policy (CETA, TTIP, Singapore), WTO, GATS, TISA

marc.maes@11.be

+32-49-760-0442

English, French, Dutch

G. Manicandan

Forum Against FTAs/OWINFS

India

Environmental Good Agreement (EGA), Information Technology Agreement, NAMA

manicandan@gmail.com
+919868319261
English

Irhash Ahmady

Knowledge Manager National Executif Indonesian Forum for Environment (WALHI) / Member of WG Economic Justice Resist Neoliberalism FoEInternational

Indonesia

Civil Society Perspectives on WTO and activities arround MC 10,particular Post-Bali Programme on agricultural sector and agroecology, and support G33 proposal on Food Security

Irhash.ahmady@gmail.com

irhaz@walhi.or.id

+62-813175099229

English, Bahasa

Lutfiyah Hanim

Researcher, Third World Network

Indonesia

Agriculture issues (trade, G33, food, seed), TRIPs and access to medicine, FTA, investment

lutfiyah.hanim@gmail.com
English, Bahasa

Priska Sabrina Luvita

Knowledge Management Officer, Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ)

Indonesia

Civil Society perspectives on the WTO and activities around MC10; Post-Bali Work Programme, especially agricultural sector; and support for the G33 proposal on Food Security

priskasabrinaluvita@gmail.com priska@igj.or.id
+62 857 111 00 515 
English, Indonesian

Rachmi Hertani

Research & Monitoring Manager, Indonesia for Global Justice

Indonesia

Civil society perspectives on WTO agricultural agreements, especially on G33 proposals, investment treaty and ISDS issues

rachmihertanti@gmail.com  amie@igj.or.id
+62-817-4985180
English, Bahasa Indonesia

Prerna Bomzan

Advocacy Co-ordinator, LDC Watch

Nepal

LDC specific issues on trade, agriculture, climate change, gender, international cooperation

prernazan@gmail.com
prerna@ldcwatch.org
English

Burghard Ilge

Senior Policy Officer, Both ENDS

Netherlands

WTO issues

bi@bothends.org

English, Dutch

Anniken Elise Storbakk

Coordinator, The Norwegian Trade Campaign

Norway

Agriculture negotiations and food security

handelskampanjen@handelskampanjen.no
astorbakk@gmail.com
Norwegian, English, Spanish

Helene Bank

Special Advisor, Campaign for the Welfare State, Norway

Norway

North-south divide in negotiations; GATS/TISA; industrial and employment policy

Helene.bank@velferdsstaten.no
0047-926-67518
Norwegian, Danish, English, German

 

Antonio Tujan Jr

Director, IBON International

Philippines

WTO, development issues in general, accountability, agriculture

atujan@gmail.com

atujan@iboninternational.org

+63 917 5556365
English

Tony Salvador

Initiatives for Dialogue and Empowerment through Alternative Legal Services (IDEALS); Legal Counsel

Philippines

Mode 4 - Movement of Natural Persons

deleontony62@gmail.com

salvadortony@hotmail.com

Tagalog, English, Spanish

Paul Quintos

Program Manager for Sustainable Development, IBON International

Philippines

SDGs, human rights, economic justice, social movements

pquintos@iboninternational.org

+63 917 5490412

English, Filipino

Isolda Agazzi

Trade Policy Officer, Alliance Sud

Switzerland

WTO and the Doha Round; TISA; Bilateral trade & investment agreements

Isolda.agazzi@alliancesud.ch

+41-79-434-45-60
(mobile or whatsapp)

English, French, Italian

Polly Jones

Head of Campaigns and Policy, Global Justice Now

UK

Civil society engagement on trade in UK, EU and global south; TTIP; public services, development and investment

Polly.jones@globaljustice.org.uk

+254 790 503 083 (Nairobi cell)

+44 (0)7702 236 418 (UK cell)

English

Ruth Bergan

Coordinator, the Trade Justice Movement

UK

CSO positions on the WTO, public stockholding for food security, Trade Facilitation Agreement, Intellectual Property Rights, Investment

ruth@tjm.org.uk

0702 356 279

English, French

Deborah James

WTO Campaign Facilitator, Our World Is Not For Sale Network (OWINFS)

USA

Civil Society perspectives on the WTO and activities around MC10; in particular, opposition to the abandonment of the development mandate and the introduction of so-called “New Issues” into the WTO; and support for the G33 proposals on SSM and public stockholding and the G90 proposal on SDT

djames@cepr.net

English, Spanish

Jessa Boehner

International Program Associate, Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch

USA

U.S. consumer concerns, inclusion of investment as a WTO “new issue”

jboehner@citizen.org
+ 254 792 001 074

English

Marie Clarke

Executive Director, ActionAid USA

 

USA

Agriculture, food security, smallholder farmers, North-South divide in negotiations, inequality, taxation

Marie.Clarke@actionaid.org

+1-202-255-7849

English

 Members of Parliament

Name and Organization

Country

Topics of Expertise

Contact Details and Languages

Uwe Kekeritz MP

German Parliament,

Development Policy Spokesman of the Parliamentary Group Alliance 90 / The Greens

Germany

Critical perspective on EU and German trade and development policies (especially trade and development, corporate responsibility, financing development, food sovereignty)

uwe.kekeritz@bundestag.de

+49 172 2958527

German, English