WTO Members Sign off on Food Stocks, Trade Facilitation Decisions
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Tackling Agriculture in the Post-Bali Context: A collection of short essays

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27 November 2014
As delegates from nearly 200 nations prepare to head to Lima, Peru for the latest round of UNFCCC talks, there are positive signs suggesting progress toward a 2015 global climate agreement. Word of a China-US deal in November came as a surprise to many in the climate community, as the two economic...
27 November 2014
Shifting to a cleaner energy mix is essential to limit the far-ranging consequences of climate change caused by ballooning greenhouse gas emissions. Trade policy can play an important role in this transition but a number of challenges will need to be addressed in a future Environmental Goods...
27 November 2014
The world’s largest single market has shown its hand on cutting emissions in the medium term. This article takes a look at some of the economic and competitiveness issues raised by the proposed 2030 targets. In October, as UN climate negotiators met in Bonn, Germany, EU heads of state and...
27 November 2014
How supportive are multilateral trade rules of climate change adaptation measures? The interface between climate adaptation and trade rules looks like a good topic for UNFCCC work on agriculture. A considerable amount of analytical work has been taking place on climate mitigation and adaptation...
27 November 2014
Based on current trends the future is bleak for biodiversity. Can private sector partnerships, trade frameworks, and legal architectures be geared towards its sustainable use? Representatives from nearly 200 governments convened in Pyeongchang, South Korea in October to focus on shoring up...
27 November 2014
No próximo dia 31 de dezembro de 2014, o Brasil será excluído do Sistema Geral de Preferências (SGP) do Canadá. Trata-se da segunda exclusão desse tipo em menos de um ano. Em janeiro de 2014, o país perdeu o acesso preferencial ao mercado da União Europeia (UE), que corresponde a 20% das...
27 November 2014
WTO members signed off on Thursday on a set of decisions that together resolve a months-long impasse over the implementation of the “Bali Package,” which was agreed last December. The news, officials say, could also help re-energise talks at the global trade club, which have languished in the wake...
27 November 2014
New EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström held a first meeting with US Trade Representative Michael Froman in Brussels this past Friday, which both sides later deemed an early step toward re-energising their bilateral trade talks. “We have an opportunity to work together for a fresh start to the...
27 November 2014
Just days before the kick-off of this year’s UN climate talks in Lima, Peru, China has confirmed plans to establish the world’s largest carbon market in 2016. Su Wei, a top climate change official, told journalists at a press conference in Beijing that the rules for a national carbon permit trading...
26 November 2014
Santiago serviu de palco para o seminário "Diálogos sobre Integração Regional: Aliança do Pacífico e Mercosul", ocasião em que foram debatidas possibilidades de aproximação entre os dois blocos. Diante de representantes de diversos países da América Latina, a presidente do Chile, Michelle Bachelet...

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