Fisheries Subsidies: Update and Perspectives on the State of Play in WTO Negotiations
As part of its activities to support WTO negotiations towards a meaningful agreement to discipline harmful fisheries subsidies, the International Institute for Sustainable Development organized an online session for WTO negotiators to discuss the current state of play in this negotiating process. The webinar provided participants with a clear overview of the Chair’s latest draft consolidated text, highlighting the key decisions in front of WTO Members with respect to the different disciplines, and offered a range of different perspectives on the implications of the proposed rules from a sustainable development perspective.
Reflecting on a Year Online: Lessons from an IISD survey of international investment negotiators
Participants in this webinar discussed a forthcoming IISD report on virtual negotiations on international investment governance, while also sharing their experiences with and views on the challenges and opportunities involved.
Webinar | Greening Aid for Trade and the SDGs
This webinar will examine efforts and possibilities for "greening" Aid for Trade, including in the context of the COVID-19 recovery. It will feature an introduction to a new joint publication (forthcoming) by IISD and the Forum on Trade, Environment & the SDGs.
Webinar | The End of Tax Incentives: What will a global minimum tax mean for developing countries?
This webinar will connect policy makers, academics, and activists working on trade, investment and tax to discuss the global minimum tax proposal.
Reducing Deforestation and Enhancing Forest Conservation Through International Trade Policy
This webinar explored mechanisms used in trade policy to encourage forest conservation and reduce deforestation associated with forest commodities.