Amanda R. Dizon

Amanda R. DizonClass of 2017
Executive Editor, Volume 42
Staff Member, Volume 41

Blog Posts

Canada and EU inch toward massive trade and investment pact

Canada and the European Union are poised to conclude their largest trade agreement ever.
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No Comments | Posted by Amanda R. Dizon on Mon. March 14, 2016 2:11 AM
Categories: Canada, Direct foreign investment, European Union, Free Trade

WTO ruling threatens U.S. labels on dolphin-free tuna

The WTO Appellate Body recently declared the U.S. dolphin-safe labeling program for canned tuna discriminatory against Mexican tuna imports and in violation of the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade.
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No Comments | Posted by Amanda R. Dizon on Sat. January 9, 2016 12:38 PM
Categories: Conservation, Food and agriculture, Mexico, Natural resources, Reports (longer, analytical blog posts), United States, World Trade Organization

Proposed GMO opt-outs would threaten EU's single market

A proposed EU law would allow individual member states to restrict sales of genetically-modified foods within their borders. The European Parliament recently put the proposal on ice, but EU leaders should instead put it in the compost bin. The law would create uncertainty for food processors and threaten Europe's "single market", one of the Union's most important institutions.


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No Comments | Posted by Amanda R. Dizon on Tue. November 10, 2015 10:05 PM
Categories: European Union, Food and agriculture, Free Trade, Reports (longer, analytical blog posts)

Discovery of mythic ‘Nazi Gold Train’ highlights flaws in Holocaust restitution system

The Terezin Declaration and other international agreements lay out out voluntary principles for returning property seized from Jews in the Nazi era. Those may be on a collision course with Polish law on findings, if a soon-to-be-unearthed train lives up to its myth.


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No Comments | Posted by Amanda R. Dizon on Thu. October 22, 2015 9:31 PM
Categories: Genocide, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Reports (longer, analytical blog posts)
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