Nicolas Klas

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Committee: WTO

Country: Republic of Serbia

Delegate: Nicolas Klas, University of Groningen

Topic I: Identifying and Enforcing the Obligations of Former Colonial Empires towards Former Colonies


As the successor state of the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which already during Cold War times pursued a neutral stance towards Western and Eastern nations’ colonising policies, the Republic of Serbia now supports the WTO’s increased efforts to alleviate problems formerly colonised nations face in their development process. It cannot be underestimated from which vast disadvantages former colonies suffer today, having had experienced decades or even centuries of exploitative and destructive policies by their respective metropoles. Many may even had had periods of social unrest and civil war follo...

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