Saturday, June 23, 2007

International Trade Negotiation Oriented List of Useful Sites

International Trade Negotiation Oriented List of Useful Sites

An economical way to gather text materials.

DFAIT Canada
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

George Cunningham Podcast
Coordinator for EU Bilateral Trade Relations "Journey to Become a Diplomat" (Speech)

Harvard University's Center for International Development (CID)
"The Global Trade Negotiations Home Page was launched in August 1999 to provide a centralized information resource on global trade negotiations. While it gathers and disseminates information and research on the multilateral trade system, it does not advocate any specific trade policies or support any particular ideology. Rather, as an academic resource, it offers an objective entry point to the many trade-related resources on the internet."

International Cooperation Training Center (ICTC)
"The ICTC is the major training facility of KOICA for promoting the development of international training programs and international cooperation programs as well as providing comfortable and modern accomodations for participants. The KOICA Community is open to all the participants of the Invitation of Trainees Program of the Korea International Cooperation Agency(KOICA). More than 20,000 people have taken part in this program since its foundation in 1991."

International Negotiation Modules Project
"The International Negotiation Modules Project (INMP) is a simulation using the internet to conduct international negotiations on a wide variety of contemporary issues."

Korea Exchange Bank (KEB)
Korean leader in trade finance and global finance.

Korea Export Insurance Corporation (KEIC)
"KEIC is the official export credit insurance agency in Korea, established in July 7, 1992 with the aim of facilitating and promoting national exports, overseas business activities, and insuring and providing guarantees against political or commercial risks."

Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
"Since 1962 KOTRA has been committed to promoting the mutual prosperity of Korea and its trading partners by facilitating international commerce and investment. Its corporate philosophy focuses on addressing client concerns and meeting their needs."

Korean Pioneers In Overseas NGOs Inc. (KOPION)
"KOPION is a non-profit organization registered with Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. With the vision of building a viable civil society worldwide, twice a year, KOPION is dispatching volunteers to overseas NGOs/NPOs carrying out community development projects in developing countries."

Korean Red Cross
"The Republic of Korea National Red Cross was recognized by the ICRC on May 25th, 1955 and admitted to the League of Red Cross Societies (to become the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in 1991) on September 29th, 1955."

"From 1998, the Korea Unesco Youth Centre has changed into the Youth and Cultural Exchange Team and has focused on developing and disseminating a new concept of youth in Korean society through its extensive youth activities such as United Nations University Global Seminar, International Youth Camp, development of International Voluntary Services, Youth Information Service and club activity manual."

Program on Negotiation Webcasts
Program on Negotiation at Harvard law School

Terry Hird Podcast
Comparing American and Chinese Negotiation Styles

The Export Import Bank of Korea (EXIM)
Korean Export Credit Agency

The Export Institute of the USA
The Export Institute of the USA offers an online Certificate in Export Management. John R. Jagoe is the owner and educator running this program. He is approachable, reasonable and recommended by FITT and NASBITE.

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
"The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research organization. It conducts inter-disciplinary scientific studies on environmental, economic, technological and social issues in the context of human dimensions of global change. IIASA is located in Austria near Vienna and is sponsored by its National Member Organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and North America."

The International Trade Centre (ITC)
"The International Trade Centre (ITC) is the joint technical cooperation agency of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the World Trade Organization (WTO)."

The World Clock: Time Zones
Useful for arranging calls and connection times through different time zones.

US Census Bureau Foreign Trade Statistics
Business and Industry Figures

Views on News Podcast
The Fletcher School Tufts University