14 November 2017
While the nexus between trade policy, gender equality, and sustainable development is increasingly clear, a new generation of free trade agreements is incorporating trade and...
9 November 2017
Ahead of the WTO’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference in Buenos Aires, some WTO members have expressed interest in including aspects of the so-called “new economy,” in particular...
9 November 2017
In this article, the author assesses actions states and the international community should take to address illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. These actions include...
31 October 2017
The elimination of fossil fuel subsidies would decrease global carbon emissions significantly. This piece outlines five features of an ambitious approach to fossil fuel subsidy...
30 October 2017
In this article the author argues for the need to speed up implementation of the Nairobi Ministerial Decision on Export Competition and work towards the elimination of...
26 October 2017
Developing countries face various complexities and challenges when negotiating large-scale investment projects with foreign investors. In this article, the author discusses how...
19 October 2017
A wide range of submissions on e-commerce has been made by WTO members over the past two years. “Awareness” has been raised. Frameworks, coverages, and approaches have been...
19 October 2017
Governments the world over face major challenges to reduce the health and environmental impacts from the transportation sector. Steering the car market to electric vehicles and...
10 October 2017
Black carbon is a particulate matter with major implications on climate change, public health, and food production. In this post, the author puts forward a set of six policy...
6 September 2017
The incorporation of sustainable development provisions in deeper regional trade agreements has expanded over time . In this article, the authors explore prospects for using such agreements as building blocks towards broader incorporation of sustainability provisions at a multilateral level...

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