Trade and Environment Forum Publications
Trade and environmental interests of all countries, including the United States, are global in nature, and increasingly interrelated. In an ecologically and economically integrated world, coherent global frameworks for both trade and environment policy that work together in a complementary way are needed to ensure sustainable development.
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The WTO and MEAs are neighbors in the world legal community, and need to better define their relationship so that they can operate in mutual support and harmony, writes William Krist in this policy brief.
This paper looks at the key objectives of the least-developed countries in multilateral trade negotiations, as well as of developing countries broadly, since understanding the least-developed countries’ objectives is a critical step to restarting the stalled negotiations.