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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

Organizations relating to Merchants

Convention on the Law Applicable to International Sales of Goods / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1955
Arrangement Concerning Consultations Prior to the Installation in the Vicinity of the Frontiers of Permanent Stores of Explosive Substances for Civil Use / Est. 1950
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers / Manassas VA, USA / Est. 1977
European Savings and Retail Banking Group / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1963
World Union of Wholesale Markets / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1958
European Association of Machine Tool Merchants / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973
Asia Pacific Travel Retail Association / Singapore, Singapore / Est. 2005
Latin American Supermarket Association / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1986
Convention Concerning Minimum Standards in Merchant Ships / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1976
SERRV International / Madison WI, USA / Est. 1949
International Council of Hides, Skins and Leather Traders Associations / Paris, France / Est. 1929
Convention on the Limitation Period in the International Sale of Goods / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1974
European Federation of Perfumery Retailers / Düsseldorf, Germany / Est. 1960
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International / McLean VA, USA / Est. 1927
Our World is Not for Sale
Federation of European Sporting Goods Retail Associations / Munich, Germany
Federation of International Retail Associations / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1990
European Commodities Exchange / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1961
Convention Relating to the Tonnage Measurement of Merchant Ships / Est. 1934
Federation of International Traders
egta - association of television and radio sales houses / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1974
European Confederation of the Shoe Retailers Associations / Vienna, Austria
Oxfam Trading / Ghent, Belgium
Europaeiske Faellesskab for EØF- Landenes Organisationer for Engroshandelen med OEI / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1959
Convention Concerning the Minimum Requirement of Professional Capacity for Masters and Officers on Board Merchant Ships / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1936

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World Problems relating to Merchants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Fraudulent commodities
Excessive availability of contraceptives
International trade in endangered species
Inadequate working conditions
Trafficking in children
Trafficking in women
Covert marketing
Inappropriate agricultural subsidies for chemicalized farming
Proliferation of telemarketing
Lack of human organs for transplantation
Proliferation of weapons in civilian hands
Proliferation of commercialism
Maldistribution of urban shopping facilities
Exclusive sales and representation agreements in transfer of technology
Sales promotion dominates market research
Impersonality of mass market shopping facilities
International trade in endangered plants
Acariasis
Inequitable bargaining
Commercialization of religion
Threatened species of Anobiidae
Global corporate mercantilism
Unauthorized sale of personal information
Abusive sales techniques
Availability of terrorist weapons

Action Strategies relating to Merchants

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Restoring consumer confidence
Banning tobacco sales to children
Commercializing agricultural products
Marketing locally produced goods
Maintaining futuric developments in exchange markets
Privatizing the public sector
Making saleable cloth
Monetizing food aid
Monitoring chemical industry
Manufacturing local craft products
Monitoring farming production
Managing wholesale markets for agricultural produce
Monitoring timber production
Increasing accountability for sale of surface-to-air missiles
Processing agricultural products
Restricting sale of prescription drugs via the internet
Helping merchant seafarers
Granting indulgences
Discovering global wholesale outlets
Establishing global wholesale contacts
Establishing retail sales outlets
Exploring regional sales potential
Developing national merchant fleets
Expanding lucrative stock sales
Beginning diverse retail stores

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