IISD-UNIGE Webinar Series on Trade and Sustainable Development
Organized by IISD and the University of Geneva's Faculty of Law (UNIGE), with support from the UK government, this series is part of our ongoing work on promoting transparency and supporting informed trade conversations.
The events seek to foster open discussion on synergies and challenges related to ensuring the trading system is fully supportive of the sustainability agenda.
Recent webinars in this series
IISD-UNIGE Webinar | Trade and Gender: Translating Knowledge into Practice
What do we know about the impacts of trade and trade rules on women, and how does this knowledge get translated into policy? This webinar explored in detail the relationship between trade, gender, knowledge, and policy.
IISD-UNIGE Webinar | Voluntary Sustainability Standards, Public Procurement, and Trade Policy: Trends, challenges, and development implications
This webinar explored what the rapidly growing field of voluntary sustainability standards could mean for trade policy and public procurement, especially in developing and least developed countries.
IISD-UNIGE Webinar | Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the Trade Regime: Exploring options for CITES and preventing future pandemics
This webinar was devoted to trade, biodiversity, wildlife, and natural resources, taking a technical view of the different agreements that operate in this space, while linking these issues to the wider context of the COVID-19 crisis and public health.
IISD-UNIGE Webinar | Trade and Health: What the World Health Assembly outcomes mean for the trade regime
This webinar explored issues related to trade, public health, intellectual property rights, and the COVID-19 response.
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