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Hengdorn_Maedford_Sumatra-Bang on Wed, 5 Feb 2003 18:57:06 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Re: vacant position

Dear Kasia Kubis,

Oh!! I am afraid there has been one of the most heated misunderstandings
of all time and all history!

You are now speaking about "entry positions"--whereas before you were
speaking about "vacant positions." Barring the possibility of an off-color
reference to the world-trade equivalent of a "casting couch," it is clear
that you consider these ("entry," "vacant") one and the same: to wit,
"consultant jobs" that are free to be occupied (e.g. by you). 

Whereas in *my* byzantine mind, the former ("vacant positions") referred
to those theoretical stances taken by the WTO which are vacant of all
substance and value!

Now we can clearly see how "not on the same page" we were in this matter!
What a terrible "first step" to a professional collaboration! Ha!

I can say that this is one of the funniest and most drastic confusions of
my entire informational lifetime! Ha!

Clarifying the situation, then, I must reiterate that, sadly, the two
categories I listed represent vacant (or empty) theoretical positions (or
stances) of the World Trade Organization, which are not to lead to any
more fuss and widgeting about on the part of anyone whosoever, least of
all you.

Kasia Kubis, there are surely useful things to be done in this world, but
not under the rubrics I mentioned! You had best commit yourself to better
methods of using the personal lifetime that you have been vouchsafed by

I hope that this interests you. We will be grateful to understand how 
decisions evolve.

Best wishes,

On Wed, 5 Feb 2003 kasiakubis {AT} gmx.de wrote:

> Dear Sir,
> Thank you very much for this special information.
> I am looking to a consultant job, or related entry position. At the present
> I am working as an intern for UNECE in Geneva. I have MBA degree from Germany
> and speak: English, German, Polish - fluent; Russian- good, Italian, French-
> basic.
> I will appreciate you help
> Thank you very much in advance
> Kasia Kubis
> > Dear Kubis Kasia,
> > 
> > Thank you for your excellent question, and excuses for the great good 
> > lateness of my response. Your question arrived via the byzantine excesses 
> > of our internal routing contraptions, and I have only now been able to 
> > phrase its response appropriately.
> > 
> > The WTO and the GATT, in that order, do, as you mightily suggest, have a
> > number of vacant positions. If you would like details of the relative
> > vacancy of the two above things, then know henceforward that the WTO has a
> > good number more vacant positions than the GATT, although the GATT does
> > not lack in these either.
> > 
> > I would like to suggest that the vacant positions of the WTO can
> > potentially be headed by the following two items, although truly any other
> > items might likewise suffice:
> > 
> > * The abolition of government determination over the portions of a
> > nation's economy subject to market forces will benefit in the long term
> > all countries thus abolished, determinationwise. As you can perhaps guess
> > >from this phrasing, the position here stated has never been verified, and
> > there is even contrary evidence--all of which relegates it to the dustbin
> > of vagueness at best.
> > 
> > * A higher degree of permissivity with regards to behavior in all matters
> > economic, including those causing substantial pollution, will benefit
> > the environment, as such permissivity will free greater capital towards
> > the improvement of same (the environment, not the capital). As this
> > grammatical uncertainty intimates, this notion is also quite vacant of
> > substance and substantiability.
> > 
> > I would like to suggest that there is a great deal more information to be 
> > conveyed in the cirumstances, and would welcome inquiries regarding the 
> > aspect or aspects of our operations that interest you most.
> > 
> > With very best wishes,
> > 
> > Hengdorn Mford Sumatra-Bang
> > 
> > On Mon, 3 Feb 2003 kasiakubis {AT} gmx.de wrote:
> > 
> > > Dear Sir/ Madam,
> > > 
> > > could you possibly inform me about any vacant possitions within GATT and
> > > WTO.
> > > Thank you in advance
> > > 
> > > Kubis Kasia

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