2016 International Conference on Green Trade

Date: 
6 Dec 2016 to 7 Dec 2016
Location: 
Beijing, China

Beijing Normal University and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), in association with the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network (ARTNeT), will organise the 2016 International Conference on Green Trade, to be held from 6 to 7 December 2016 in the Beijing Yanqi Lake International Conference & Exhibition Center, Beijing, China.

The concrete objectives are to identify the trends and assess the potential environmental impacts of the growth of trade in Asia and beyond; explore viable solutions that focus on leveraging domestic policies and incentives to strengthen sustainability safeguards; explore viable solutions that focus on promoting international and regional green trade rules; develop policy recommendations for the governments of both importing and exporting countries that aim to promote inclusive and equitable approaches to share economic benefits, as well as to advance the empowerment of women in socio-economic decision making; and identify the best practices in the public and private sectors that promote sustainable production and responsible trade.

The Conference aims to bring together speakers and participants from governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, etc., and will feature active dialogues among participants to address various issues of promoting Green Trade in Asia and globally.

All presentations made at the conference are available at the following website : http://www.cgep.org/e-index.html