Draft Agenda: Trade Policy and Sustainability: Regional Approaches

Hello! The below report is written in English. To translate the full report, please use the translator in the top right corner of the page. Do not show me this notice in the future.

Recommended Citation

"Draft Agenda: Trade Policy and Sustainability: Regional Approaches", trade and environment, February 02, 1999, https://nautilus.org/trade-and-environment/draft-agenda-trade-policy-and-sustainability-regional-approaches/

Trade Policy and Sustainability: Regional Approaches

Draft Agenda Concept Paper

Centre de Conférences de Varembé 9, Rue de Varembé, Geneva

DIALOGUE – DIALOGUE – DI·LOGO

TRADE POLICY AND SUSTAINABILITY: THE REGIONAL APPROACHES
POLITIQUE COMMERCIALE ET DÈVELOPPEMENT DURABLE : LES APPROCHES RÈGIONALES
POLÌTICA COMERCIAL Y DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE: LOS ENFOQUES REGIONALES

MONDAY 1 FEBRUARY

Welcome – Bienvenue – Bienvenida. (08h30)
Keynote Addresses – Discours d’inauguration – Discursos inaugurales. (08h40)


SESSION I – SESSION I – SESIÛN I

SUSTAINABILITY AND REGIONAL TRADE POLICY: AN OVERVIEW OF THE EXPERIENCES TO DATE
LE DÈVELOPPEMENT DURABLE ET LA POLITIQUE COMMERCIALE RÈGIONALE : LE BILAN DE LA SITUATION
DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE Y POLÌTICA COMERCIAL REGIONAL: ANÁLISIS DE LA SITUACIÛN

Moderator, Open Debate:Mr. Pierre Defraigne, European Commission.


Roundtable I.1 – Table Ronde I.1 – Mesa Redonda I.1. (09h00-12h40)

Principles and Institutional Structures: Europe & the Mediterranean Basin, the Americas, Africa & Asia. Principes et structures institutionnelles: l’Europe et le Bassin mediterranean, les Ameriques , l’Afrique et l’Asie. Principios y estructuras institucionales: Europa y la Cuenca mediterr·nea, las AmÈricas, Africa y Asia. Facilitator: Dr. Manuel Montes, East-West Centre (USA).
Intervenors: Dr. Andreas Ziegler, University of St. Gallen (Switzerland); Dr. Abdellatif Benachenhou, Blue Plan for the Mediterranean; Dr. Robin Rosenberg, North-South Centre, University of Miami (USA); Mr. Daniel Sabsay, Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (Argentina); Dr. Konrad von Moltke, International Institute for Sustainable Development (Canada); Ms. Rosalind H. Thomas, Development Bank of Southern Africa; Ms. Veena Jha, UNDP- New Delhi (India); Dr. Ooi Giok Ling, Institute of Policy Studies (Singapore). Conclusions: Ms. Marianne Schaper, Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe.


Roundtable I.2. – Table Ronde I.2. – Mesa Redonda I.2. (13h50-16h40)

Instruments for Adjustment.
Instruments d’ajustement.
Instrumentos para el ajuste.

Facilitator: Ms. Janet Martinez and Ms. Michelle Ferenz, Consensus Building Institute Inc. (USA). Intervenors: Mr. Fariz Mohamed Ahmad, Institute for Environment and Development (Malaysia); Ms. Sarah Richardson, Commission for Environmental Cooperation – NAAEC; Mr. Julio García-Burgués, European Commission; Ms. Jennifer Haverkamp, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USA); Dr. Sitanon Jesdapipat, Thailand Environment Institute; Mr. Haroldo Mattos de Lemos, Secretariat for the Implementation of Environment Policies and Norms (Brazil). Conclusions: Mr. Duncan Brack, Royal Institute for International Affairs (UK).


TUESDAY 2 FEBRUARY

SESSION II – SESSION II – SESIÛN II

REGIONAL TRADE INTEGRATION STRUCTURES AND ENVIRONMENTAL OBJECTIVES.
STRUCTURES RÈGIONALES D’INTÈGRATION COMMERCIALE ET OBJECTIFS ENVIRONNEMENTAUX.
ESTRUCTURAS REGIONALES DE INTEGRACIÛN COMERCIAL Y OBJETIVOS AMBIENTALES.

Moderator, Open Debate:H.E. Carlos Perez del Castillo, Permanent Mission of Uruguay.


Introductory Presentation – Introduction – IntroducciÛn. (09h00-09h15)

Cooperation in environmental protection: experiences from Regional Integration Agreements.
La Coopération dans le domaine de la protection de l’environnement: les experiences menées à bien dans le cadre de Accord Régionaux d’Intégration.
La cooperación para la protección del ambiente: las experiencias de los Accuerdos de Integración Regional.

Presenters: Ms. Ines Freier and Mr. Helmut Städter, Institute for International Economics and the Environment (Germany).


Roundtable II.1 – Table Ronde II.1. – Mesa Redonda II.1. (09h15-10h15)

Policy Integration and Norms
IntÈgration des politiques et aspects normatifs.
IntegraciÛn de polÌticas y aspectos normativos.

Facilitator: Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad, Malaysian Palm Oil Promotion Council (Malaysia).
Intervenors: Mr. John Hontelez, European Environmental Bureau (Belgium); Dr. Taek-Whan Han, Seo-Kyeong University (Korea); Mr. Agus Sari, Pelangi (Indonesia) / University of California; Mr. Eduardo Gudynas, Centro Latinoamericano de Ecología Social (Uruguay); Mr. Aaron Cosbey, International Institute for Sustainable Development (Canada); Dr. Anne Cullen, Bond University (Australia).


Roundtable II.2 – Table Ronde II.2 – Mesa Redonda II.2. (10h15-12h40)

Sector-Based Approach: Agriculture.
Approche sectorielle: le cas de l’agriculture.
Enfoque sectorial: la agricultura.

Facilitator: Mr. John Audley, National Wildlife Federation (USA).
Intervenors: Mr. Victor Suarez, Associación Nacional de Empresas Comercializadores de Productores del Campo (Mexico); Ms. Kristin Dawkins, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (USA); Dr. Germelino Bautista, Atteneo de Manila University (Philippines); Mr. Louis Cayeux, Fédération Nationale des Syndicats d’Exploitants Agricoles (France); Dr. Budy Resosudarmo, University of Vermont (Indonesia).
Conclusions: Dr. Walden Bello, Focus on the Global South (Thailand).


SESSION III – SESSION III – SESIÛN III

IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ON REGIONAL TRADE.
L’IMPACT DE LA POLITIQUE ENVIRONNEMENTALE SUR LE COMMERCE RÈGIONAL.
IMPACTO DE LA POLÌTICA AMBIENTAL SOBRE EL COMERCIO REGIONAL.

Moderator, Open Debate: H.E. John Weekes, Permanent Mission of Canada.


Roundtable III.1. – Table Ronde III.1 – Mesa Redonda III.1. (13h50-14h50)

Compatibility between Green Provisions and Trade Expansion.
CompatibilitÈ entre normes environnementales et expansion commerciale.
Compatibilidad entre normas ambientales y expansiÛn comercial.

Facilitator: Dr. Theodore Panayotou, Harvard University (USA).
Intervenors: Dr. Ooi Giok Ling, Institute of Policy Studies (Singapore); Ms. Susana Kakuta, Confederação Nacional da Industria (Brazil); Ms. Sarah Richardson, Commission for Environmental Cooperation – NAAEC; Ms. Zhao Yumin, Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (China); Mr. Virza Sasmitawidjaja, USAID/Indonesia (USAID/I) Natural Resources Management Program.


Roundtable III.2. – Table Ronde III.2. – Mesa Redonda III.2. (14h50-17h15)

Trade Access Rules for Diverse Partners.
RËgles d’accËs au marchÈ et partenaires commerciaux de niveau de dÈveloppement Èconomique inÈgal.
Reglas de acceso al mercado para socios comerciales con niveles de desarrollo econÛmico diferentes.

Facilitator: Dr. Maria Leichner, Fundación ECOS (Uruguay).
Intervenors: Ms. Wu Changhua, World Resources Institute (China); Mr. Victor Lichtinger, Analítica Consulting (Mexico); Mr. Lucien Chabason, UNEP – MAP; Mr. Pierre Defraigne, European Commission; Dr. John McKay, Monash University (Australia).


CLOSING SESSION – SESSION FERME – SESSIONE FINALE

Final Debate. – Débat Final. – Discusión Final. (17h15-18h15)

Regional Trade Policy and Sustainability: Trends and Prospects.
Politique commerciale regionale et développement durable: tendences et perspectives.
Política comercial regional y desarrollo sostenible: tendencias y perspectivas.


Concluding Remarks. – Conclusion. – Conclusión. (18h15-18h30)

Mr. Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development; Ms. Lyuba Zarsky, Nautilus Institute.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.