A growing number of governments has expressed interest in fostering more effective multilateral dialogue on issues of climate, trade, and sustainable development, including through discussion of best practices and principles as a way to bolster shared understandings and cooperation. As a contribution to such discussions, TESS convened a diverse group of eminent legal experts to provide independence guidance on principles of international law relevant to the design and implementation of trade-related climate measures and policies.
Event on the Principles at the WTO's Trade and Environment Week
You can view this video of a side event on Principles for consideration in the design and implementation of trade-related climate measures and policies hosted by Colombia in collaboration with TESS at the WTO's 2023 Trade and Environment Week.
Principles for the Design of Trade-Related Climate Measures and Policies
This report is a key outcome of our initiative on principles for the design of trade-related climate measures and policies.