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High-level dialogue on Sustainable Trade, Climate and Nature: How can cooperation on Trade support Climate Action and Sustainable Development?

Chatham House, the GCRF TRADE HubUN Environment Programme and the Forum on Trade, Environment and the SDGs (TESS) hosted a high-level dialogue at COP26 on how trade and trade policy can support nature positive climate action and sustainable development on 6 November 2021, 12:10-14:10 GMT.

The event addressed three key themes:

  • Multilateral approaches and the role of international organisations
  • Opportunities for trade ministers to support action on climate mitigation and adaptation
  • Stakeholder perspectives on opportunities to align climate and trade agendas and strategies to build cooperation

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Speakers included:

Segment 1: Multilateral approaches and the role of international organisations

Segment 2: Opportunities for trade ministers to support action on climate mitigation and adaptation

Segment 3: Stakeholder perspectives on opportunities to align climate and trade agendas and strategies to build cooperation

  • Neil Burgess,  Chief Scientist, UNEP-WCMC, GCRF Trade, Development and the Environment Hub (GCRF TRADE Hub)
  • John Denton, Secretary-General, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Roopa Mehta, President, World Fair Trade Organisation

 

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