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MEDIO AMBIENTE: SIMPOSIO PARA LOS RESPONSABLES DE LA FORMULACIÓN DE POLÍTICAS — 12 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2009

La relación entre el comercio, la tecnología y el cambio climático: El debate actual

A symposium for policymakers on “Trade, Technology and Climate Change Linkages: The Current Debate” will take place at the University of Copenhagen on 12 December 2009. It is jointly sponsored by the WTO and the University's Faculty of Law.

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Background

The symposium will explore issues at the intersection of trade and climate change. WTO officials will brief participants on current negotiations and policy issues, including an overview of the trade and climate change debate, perspectives on intellectual property law and policy in relation to climate change issues, and an update on WTO negotiations on trade in environmental goods and technologies. The event will be of interest to a wide cross-section of policymakers, analysts, NGOs, negotiators and others in the climate change policy community.

 

Venue

The symposium will be held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen (Studiegaarden, Annex A and B, Studiestraede 6, DK-1455 Copenhagen K).

For details of the conference venue, how to get there and for registration information, click here.

 

Programa

12 December 2009 (14.00 - 17.00)

Welcome address

  • Speaker from the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law

The Trade and Climate Change Debate

  • Speaker from the Trade and Environment Division, WTO

Intellectual Property Law and Policy, and the Challenges of Climate Change

  • Speakers from the Intellectual Property Division, WTO

Trade Negotiations on Environmental Goods and Technologies

  • Speaker from the Trade and Environment Division, WTO

General Discussion

  • Moderated by University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law

Reception

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