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Trade and Environment
Definition
Relationship between international trade, the environment and sustainable development.
Description
Ensuring that trade liberalization benefits the environment and that trade measures for environmental purposes are not discriminatory and do not unnecessarily restrict trade.
Reference to WTO mandate
Doha Ministerial Declaration, par. 33
Examples of typical activities
(I) support to perform environmental reviews at the national level; (II) support aimed at increasing policy coherence at a national level between environment and trade agencies/ministries (both with respect to work in the WTO as well as MEAs).

 

 
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