Our dialogues, publications, and other activities on evolving and emerging policy developments in the area of sustainability, trade, and finance.
Strong Ministerial Engagement is Needed to Strengthen International Cooperation on Sustainability and Trade
There are priority areas for action to consolidate the progress made and provide political impetus for further work.
Carolyn Deere Birkbeck & Christophe Bellmann 24 February 2024
Voluntary Carbon Markets – Unfinished Business From COP28
The unfinished business of establishing a regulatory framework for carbon markets could provide a new frontier.
David Luke & Cecilia Wandiga 22 February 2024
How to Avoid Potential Friction in Future Trade in Climate Technologies
There are avenues for cooperation within the WTO and beyond on future low-carbon technology trade.
Brad McDonald & Scott Vaughan 22 February 2024
Publication - Policy Paper
Greening Aid for Trade: Pathways for a Just and Fair Transition to Sustainable Trade
On how aid for trade strategies can ensure a just and fair transition for developing countries.
Carolyn Deere Birkbeck 31 October 2022
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
Greening Aid for Trade: Future Priorities and Pathways for a Just Transition to Sustainable Trade
Session on greening Aid for Trade during the 2022 Aid for Trade Global Review.
28 July 2022
Informal Discussion on Aid for Trade, Environment, and Sustainable Development
Informal discussion on AfT, environment, & sustainable development ahead of the 2022 AfT Global Review in Geneva.
30 June 2022
Climate Change Loss and Damage: An Emergency Economic, Finance, and Trade Agenda for a Planet on Fire
Launch event of the recently published "Climate Vulnerable Economies Loss Report."
16 June 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
Publication - Policy Brief
Aid for Trade Priorities on Plastic Pollution
A discussion of how aid for trade can help address the plastic pollution crisis.
Mahesh Sugathan 24 May 2022
Aid for Trade, Environment, and Sustainable Development
TESS hosted Geneva-based experts to discuss aid for trade, environment, and sustainable development.