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Final RUIG/GIAN Project Conference January 24, 2008
Faculty of Law and IHEID, in cooperation with UNCTAD, UNEP and INECE

Coordination: Prof. Anne Petitpierre, Faculté de droit, Université de Genève

financing (2006-2008):

Réseau universitaire international de Genève
Geneva International Academic Network

Technology Transfer, Trade, and the Environment:
Promoting Synergy for Sustainable Development among the World Trade Organization
and Multilateral Environmental Agreements



Morning Session:
Technology Transfer and Multilateral Environmental Agreements

bullet Final Conference Agenda: Trade, the Environment, and the Role of Technology Transfer, 24 January, 2008
bullet Detailed Speakers' List
bullet Advancing the WTO Environmental Goods Negotiations: Options and Opportunities
by Matthew Stilwell



Afternoon Roundtable:
The International Regulation of Chemicals and Wastes


The RUIG Roundtable on Chemicals and Wastes of January 24, 2008, organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva in conjunction with IHEID has brought together a number of (inter)governmental experts on the Geneva-based Chemicals and Wastes Conventions for informal presentations and discussions with negotiators, academics and specialized NGOs.

bullet Conference Publication   
EcoLomic Policy and Law,
Vol. 05/07 2008/10,
Special Edition on Chemicals and Wastes

Edited by Prof. Anne Petitpierre-Sauvain
bullet Detailed Speakers' List
bullet The Chemicals and Wastes Conventions:
Summary of the Roundtable of 24 January, 2008


Background paper by Urs P. Thomas

The Geneva-based Wastes and Chemicals Conventions:

the Questions of Technical Cooperation and of Trade Measures


bullet Related Preparatory Event:

On March 14, 2007, this RUIG Project organized a Roundtable on Environmental Goods (Doha Development Agenda § 31(iii), jointly with IUHEI, UNCTAD, UNEP and INECE which was attended mostly by trade negotiators from the Permanent Missions:



Roundtable Program


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