Welcome to Synergies, the TESS blog dedicated to promoting inclusive policy dialogue at the intersection of trade, environment, and sustainable development.
Recent Innovations in Trade and Sustainability Cooperation
An overview of new trends in relation to policy action and cooperation on trade and sustainability.
Joost Pauwelyn 26 September 2023
Advancing Inclusive Cooperation on Trade and Climate
A perspective on key priorities for consideration for international cooperation on the trade and sustainability agenda.
Hon. Keisal Peters 18 September 2023
The Case for a Global Triangle Forum at the WTO
On a Global Triangle Forum to foster dialogue and cooperation on trade, environment, and development at the WTO.
Pascal Lamy, Geneviève Pons, Colette van der Ven, & Claudia Azevedo 12 September 2023
Fostering Cooperation on Sustainable Agriculture and Trade at the World Trade Organization
Strategies for the WTO to increase cooperation on sustainable agriculture and trade.
Christophe Bellmann 17 April 2023
Trade Ministers’ Coalition Seeks to Put Climate Action at the Heart of Global Trade Policies
The key principles of the coalition of trade ministers on climate and the importance of strong political leadership.
Carolyn Deere Birkbeck 17 April 2023
Where Next for the Coalition of Trade Ministers on Climate?
On the need for clear coalition objectives and aligning more closely with multilateral climate talks.
Jonny Peters & Ignacio Arroniz Velasco 19 January 2023
How Can We Harness Aid for Trade for a Just Transition to Sustainable Trade?
How developing countries can harness aid for trade to support a just transition to sustainable trade.
Carolyn Deere Birkbeck 02 August 2022
Plastic Pollution: Can Aid for Trade Help Least Developed Countries Tackle This Crisis?
How aid for trade can support least developed country efforts to tackle the plastic pollution crisis.
Mahesh Sugathan 07 June 2022
A New International Treaty to End Plastic Pollution: From Ambition to Concrete Commitments, Meaningful Action, and Effective Governance
Key priorities for the negotiations on an international treaty to end plastic pollution.