Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch cordially invites you to a reception in conjunction with the National League of Cities conference.
Local Fights Go Global: How Big Box Retailers Are Using the WTO to Undermine Local Authority
Monday, March 13, 2006
Hilton Washington and Towers
As communities across the United States and elsewhere are increasingly successful in their efforts to limit "big box" store expansion through measures at the local level, Wal-Mart and other retailers have pursued rules at the World Trade Organization (WTO) which threaten to preempt, or at the very least chill, these local laws. (More info)
Please join Public Citizen for a reception and discussion of what is at stake for local governments in ongoing WTO negotiations and what local officials can do to ensure their interests are represented.
To RSVP, please sign and send the message below, or contact Kate Pollard at (202) 454-5167 or firstname.lastname@example.org.