UNCTAD organized a joint UNCTAD/WTO side event on trade and climate change on 10 December 2008 during the 14th session of the Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC held from 1-12 December 2008 in Poznan, Poland.
Some 40 participants from member states, NGOs, academia as well as other UN agencies attended the event.
The side event addressed prominent issues relating to the economic implications of climate change policy and provided a focused discussion on trade and development aspects.
UNCTAD moderated the event and speakers included Mr. Aaron Cosbey from ICTSD and Mrs. Vesile Kulaçoglu, Director of the Trade and Environment Division of the WTO.
Webcast: Capturing trade, investment and development opportunities under the climate change regime