Short answers to big questions on the WTO and the environment
The new publication, from the WTO's Trade and Environment Division, is entitled "Short answers to big questions on the WTO and the environment" and considers some of the key issues at the nexus of these policy areas.
Alice Tipping, Lead, Fisheries Subsidies, at IISD will be speaking on the expert panel involved in the launch.
The panel will be opened by WTO Director-General Alan Wolff and moderated by Aik Hoe Lim, Director of the WTO's Trade and Environment Division. The panel also includes Daniel Ramos, Legal Officer of the WTO's Trade and Environment Division, as presenter; Damaris Carnal of Switzerland's Mission to the WTO; Devabrata Chakraborty of Bangladesh's Mission to the WTO; and Anja von Moltke, Head of the Trade and Environment Hub at the United Nations Environment Programme.
The event will begin at 2 PM CEST. Please note that registration is required. Details about registration and how to access the online webcast are available at the following link.
IISD at the Geneva Trade Week
IISD is pleased to be supporting the organization of the Sustainability stream of the Geneva Trade Week, being held by the Geneva Trade Platform at the Graduate Institute between September 28 and October 2, 2020.
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