Durban Trade and Climate Change Symposium

The Durban Trade and Climate Change Symposium was co-organized by the South African Department of Trade and Industry, the WTO and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development. The symposium was held in Durban, South Africa, on 5 and 6 December 2011.

> programme


SEE ALSO:
>Trade can play a role in addressing climate change
>The multilateral trading system and climate change: introduction

Monday 5 December

Opening remarks
time: 08:30 - 08:45

Trade and Regional Integration Issues with Special Focus on Southern Africa and Trade in Environmental Products
time: 08:45 - 10:30
Organized by: FES/TRALAC

Promoting Trade and Sustainable Development Through the Influence and use of International Standards
time: 10:35 - 12:20
Organized by: SIS/SECO/EMPA

Averting the Risk of Climate Protectionism
time: 12:30 - 13:30
Organized by: World Growth

Trade Policy as Response Measures: Searching for Progress
time: 13:35 - 15:20
Organized by: IISD/ENTWINED

Embodied Emissions in Trade: Leakage and Border Measures
time: 15:25 - 17:10
Organized by: Cambridge Econometrics/Climate Strategies

Mutual Supportiveness of Trade and Climate Change Regimes: WTO’s role
time: 17:15 - 19:00
Organized by: WTO

Tuesday 6 December

Sharing Technology in a Low-Carbon Knowledge Economy
time: 08:45 - 10:30
Organized by: SAIIA

Adoption and Diffusion of Climate Technologies: The Role of the IP System
time: 10:35 - 12:20
Organized by: WIPO/NFTC/WTO

Legal Preparedness for The Global Green Economy
time: 12:30 - 13:30
Organized by: CISDL

Which Trade Policies for Tackling the Climate Change Challenges in Agriculture
time: 13:35 - 15:20
Organized by: IFPRI

Harnessing Trade for Climate Change Mitigation
time: 15:25 - 17:10
Organized by: ICTSD

Biofuel Development and Forests: Impacts and Implications for Governance
time: 17:15 - 19:00
Organized by: CIFOR

High Level Session: Where to Go From Durban?
time: 19:15 - 20:45
Organized by: ICTSD/WTO/the dti