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Biodiversity and International Trade Policy: Issues, Opportunities and Challenges

September 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

About the Event

Who: Join our monthly webinar series ‘Trade and Nature: Trade-offs and Solutions’ by the GCRF Trade, Development and the Environment Hub. The GCRF TRADE Hub (launched in 2019) has already produced several impactful publications and reports. Our researchers are exploring frontiers of transformative change within the trade-environment-development nexus, and there are novel insights and empirical evidence being developed within the Hub that merit sharing.

When: 20 September 2021

Time: 14:00 – 15:00 BST

Register here: https://bit.ly/BiodiversityAndTradePolicy


Carolyn Deere Birkbeck, Director of the Forum on Trade, Environment and the SDGs (TESS), Founder and Board Chair of Global Policy Reporting, Senior Researcher at the Institute’s Global Governance Centre, Associate Fellow of Chatham House, and Senior Research Associate at the University of Oxford’s Global Economic Governance Programme.

James Vause, Lead Economist at UNEP-WCMC. He recently co-authored the Trade and the Biosphere chapter for the Dasgupta Review of the Economics of Biodiversity.

Zhou Mi, Deputy Director at the Institute of American and Oceania Study in the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC), Post-Doct in Fudan University, Visiting Scholar of Stanford University, Visiting Scholar of Korean International Economy Policy Institute.

Matheus Couto, Programme Officer at UNEP-WCMC Brazil. He supports UNEP-WCMC and UNEP Brazil Country Office on biodiversity, sustainable development and ecosystem restoration issues.

Upcoming webinars in the series:

Webinar 2: ‘Science-based decision-making: Metrics and tools from the TRADE Hub’ 19th of October, 14:00 – 15:00 BST.
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Webinar 3: ‘Trade, Biodiversity and Climate Change’. 23rd of November, 12:00 – 13:00 BST.
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September 20, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event Category:




Trade, Development & the Environment Hub
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