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This report appraises a variety of global mechanisms of redress – with the aim of identifying promising options – for the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples and the environment in the Brazilian Amazon. The k...

November 20, 2019

 Santiago Wills, a leader of the Universidad de los Andes TradeLab pilot clinic and now serving as the Ambassador of Colombia, was recently appointed chair of the WTO Negotiating Group on Rules. As chair, he will lead discussions regarding fisheries subsidies, furtheri...

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The agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was signed in March 2018 by 44 members of the African Union. If ratified, this agreement will create the world's la...

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The catastrophic effects of climate change require stronger measures than the existing ones. Despite the success of the Paris Agreement in terms of participation, it is still necessary to undertake stronger and more effective steps to mitigate this phe...

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Suriname and Guyana host some of the most pristine rainforests in the world and are rich in biodiversity. Both countries are covered to over 75 percent in rainforest, which is home to thousands of different species o...

The Buenos Aires Ministerial Decision of 13 December 2017 on Fisheries Subsidies (the BA Ministerial Decision) marks more than 20 years since the issue of subsidies to fisheries was raised at the World Trade Organization (WTO), originally under the auspices of Committe...

This study seeks to improve our understanding of the relationship between response measures, economic diversification and international trade rules, and accordingly identify the positive opportunities that the current proliferation of regional and bilateral trade agree...

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This research paper analyses the current problem of frequent resort to trade remedies for environmental goods and makes recommendations to resolve this problem. Specifically it tries to examine the issue, whether the imposition of trade remedies (that...

This memorandum investigates to what extent obligations undertaken by States under International Conventions for the Protection of Cultural Rights and the Environment constitute a limitation to investor’s rights under bilateral or multilateral investment treaties and i...

This memorandum analyzes climate change legislation of the EU and the US and found that they contain provisions that may constitute subsidies and be challenged as the WTO under the SCM Agreement, specifically provisions regarding emission allowances and rebate programs...

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