The Role of International Trade Law and Policy in Implementing and Strengthening the Paris Agreement

Thursday, December 6, 2018 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
Pieniny Room, Katowice International Congress Centre , Katowice, Poland
Private Event: Panel Discussion
Dec 6

Participation in this event is by invitation only

This panel will address topics such as how trade and climate are dealt with under the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Framework on Climate Change, the role of regional trade agreements, addressing fossil fuel subsidies and options for reform. 

This panel is an official side event at COP 24 and is presented by the Centre for International Governance Innovation, together with the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).  


Susanne Droege, Senior Fellow, Global Issues Division, SWP 

Silvia Maciunas, Deputy Director, International Law Research Program, CIGI 

Maria Panezi, Fellow, International Law Research Program, CIGI

Ismo Ulvila, DG Climate Action, European Commission

Daniel Ramos, Legal Officer, World Trade Organization (WTO)

Harro van Asselt, Professor of Climate Law and Policy, UEF Law School and Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)