IISD-UNIGE Webinar Series on Trade and Sustainable Development
These events seek to foster an open, engaged discussion on where synergies can be found, and where challenges remain in ensuring the trading system is fully supportive of the sustainability agenda. This webinar series is made possible through the support of the UK government and is part of our ongoing work on promoting transparency and supporting informed trade conversations.
Recent webinars in the series include:
Voluntary Sustainability Standards, Public Procurement, and Trade Policy: Trends, challenges, and development implications
This event was held on November 10, 2020, and featured speakers from the UN Forum on Sustainability Standards, the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, the University of Geneva's Faculty of Law, and IISD.
The full event video can be viewed below.
Multilateral Environmental Agreements and the Trade Regime: Exploring options for CITES and preventing future pandemics
This event was held on September 23, 2020, and featured speakers from the CITES secretariat, the University of Geneva's Faculty of Law, and IISD. The full event video can be viewed below.
Trade and Health: What the World Health Assembly outcomes mean for the trade regime
This event was held on July 14, 2020, and featured speakers from the Global Health Centre of the Graduate Institute and Knowledge Ecology International. The full event video can be viewed below.
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