Welcome to Synergies, the TESS blog dedicated to promoting inclusive policy dialogue at the intersection of trade, environment, and sustainable development.
Deep Dive on Trade, Plastics, and Plastic Pollution
TESS hosted an informal brainstorming session to discuss issues of trade policy relevant to ending plastic pollution.
29 March 2023
Roundtable on Trade, the Circular Economy, and Sustainable Development in the Textiles and Clothing Sector
TESS & UNEP co-hosted a roundtable on trade and the circular economy in the textiles and clothing sector.
24 March 2023
Informal Roundtable Discussion on the Minderoo-Monaco Commission on Plastics and Human Health
TESS & Minderoo Foundation hosted a roundtable on plastics and human health in context of the global plastics treaty.
24 March 2023
Nature-Positive Trade for Sustainable Development
Informal dialogue on how trade policies can support implementation of the global biodiversity framework.
14 March 2023
Trade and Climate Action: Shifting the Paradigm for a Just Transition and Sustainable Development
Webinar on supporting sustainability in the international trading system.
02 February 2023
Nature-Positive Trade for Sustainable Development: How Can Trade-Related Policies and Measures Support the Delivery of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework?
Side event at the 15th Conference of Parties for pathways to support the Global Biodiversity Framework targets.
16 December 2022
Sustainable Agriculture and Trade
A deep dive roundtable on key aspects of the sustainable agriculture and trade interface.
14 December 2022
Trade and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Regional Perspectives
Working session during the WTO Public Forum 2022 under the theme "delivering a trade agenda for a sustainable future."
30 September 2022
International Trade Cooperation to Address Plastic Pollution: Options and Pathways to Enhance Environmental Outcomes
A working session during the WTO Public Forum 2022 on "international trade cooperation to address plastic pollution."