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WEBINAR: Reducing Deforestation and Enhancing Forest Conservation Through International Trade Policy

Wed,  Mar
24
Add to Calendar 2021-06-18 15:24:06 2021-06-18 15:24:06 Title Description Location Global Climate Change [email protected] UTC public

Event Format

Virtual

Event Date

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 2:00 - 3:00 pm UTC

This webinar will explore novel and existing mechanisms used in international trade policy to encourage forest conservation and reduce deforestation associated with forest commodities such as cocoa, palm oil, soybeans, and timber. The discussion will focus on the characteristics, effectiveness, and scalability of voluntary sustainability standards as market-based instruments, as well as the opportunities and limitations of other environmental provisions included in international trade agreements.

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