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COP26 Blue Zone | 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 Hub, UN Environment Programme, and the Forum on Trade, Environment & the SDGs (TESS), are convening a high-level dialogue at COP26 on how trade and trade policy can support nature positive climate action and sustainable development. Speakers will address 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.

Partners: GCRF TRADE Hub, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Forum on Trade, Environment & the SDGs (TESS)

Live Broadcast: 12:10 to 14:10 PM GMT (UK Time)


Segment 1 (12:10-12:50)
• Inger Andersen, Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme
• Rebeca Grynspan, Secretary-General, UNCTAD
• Pamela Coke-Hamilton, Executive Director, International Trade Centre
• Mari Pangestu, Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships, World Bank
• Jean-Marie Paugam, Deputy Director-General, WTO

Segment 2 (12:50-13:30)
• Andrés Valenciano Yamuni, Minister of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica
• Valdis Dombrovskis Executive Vice-President of the European Commission
• Honorable Sandra Husbands, Minister in the Ministry of Foreign Trade Barbados
• Honourable Damien O’Connor, Minister for Trade and Export Growth and The Honourable James Shaw, Minister of Climate Change, New Zealand

Segment 3 (13:30-14:10)
• Neil Burgess, Chief Scientist, UNEP-WCMC, Trade Hub
• John Denton, Secretary-General, International Chamber of Commerce
• Roopa Mehta, President, World Fair Trade Organisation

Nov 6, 2021 12:10 PM in Greenwich Mean Time

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