WTO Resources on GATS
Text of the General Agreement of Trade in Services (GATS).
World Trade Organization (WTO) information on GATS
Resources on GATS from Library Organizations
Canadian Library Association's resource page on GATS.
European Bureau of Library, Information and Documentation Associations's (EBLIDA)
resource page on GATS.
The American Library Association's International Responsibilities Task Force
(part of the Social Responsibilities Round Table) resource page on the WTO and GATS.
Position Statements on the WTO and GATS by
of Library Associations and Institutions' (IFLA) position statement on the WTO
IFLA's position on WTO Treaty Negotiations (includes GATS)
Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) position
on GATS negotiations.
Government Resources on GATS
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides information about the WTO and GATS
European Commission's INFO-POINT Database on World Trade in Services is located at
Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade's web site on trade in
Inter-departmental page about GATS on the Government of Canada web site.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative maintains a WTO & Multilateral Affairs web site at
http://www.ustr.gov/wto/index.shtml. For information specific
to GATS, please visit their GATS page at
GATS Watchdog Groups
GATSWatch is a joint project by Corporate Europe Observatory and the Transnational Institute. Their web site
is at http://www.gatswatch.org/
The Transnational Institute's information about GATS can be found at