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ENVIRONNEMENT: CHANGEMENTS CLIMATIQUES — 8 DECEMBRE 2010

Commerce et atténuation du changement climatique : zones d'intersection

La Division du commerce et de l'environnement de l'OMC a consacré une réunion aux zones d'intersection entre commerce et atténuation du changement climatique. La réunion a permis d'avoir une vue d'ensemble des règles et des activités de l'OMC pertinentes au regard de l'atténuation du changement climatique et d'examiner des idées sur les moyens d'améliorer encore le renforcement mutuel du commerce et de l'atténuation du changement climatique.

8 December 2010 from 14:00 to 18:30

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14:00 – 14:15 Introductory Remarks
  • Vesile Kulaçoğlu, Director, Trade and Environment Division, WTO

 

14:15 – 15:30 Current Developments in Domestic Climate Mitigation Measures

Carbon footprinting and energy efficiency labelling schemes and relevant WTO rules and activities

  • Nigel Jollands, Head of Energy Efficiency, International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Ludivine Tamiotti, Counsellor, Trade and Environment Division, WTO
    Presentation

Price-based instruments and relevant WTO rules and activities

  • Michael Grubb, Chair, Board of Climate Strategies
  • Ludivine Tamiotti, Counsellor, Trade and Environment Division, WTO
    Presentation

 

15:30 – 16:00 Contribution of Trade-opening to Access to Climate-Friendly Goods
  • Vesile Kulaçoğlu, Director, Trade and Environment Division, WTO
    Presentation
  • Jayashree Watal, Counsellor, Intellectual Property Division, WTO
    > Presentation

 

Coffee Break (16:00-16:30)

16:30 – 18:30 High Level Roundtable: How Can Tensions between Trade and Climate Change Agendas be Avoided?

Fiona Harvey, Financial Times (Chair)

  • Beatríz Leycegui, Under Secretary for International Trade Negotiations, Ministry of Economy, Mexico
  • Peter Govindasamy, Director, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore
  • Björn Stigson, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • Henry Derwent, President and CEO, International Emissions Trading Association


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