WTO Committee on Trade and Environment Continues Efforts on Plastics Pollution, Circular Economy

, WTO Committee on Trade and Environment Continues Efforts on Plastics Pollution, Circular Economy, The Circular Economy

The Committee on Trade and Environment (CTE) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) met on 3 July 2020 to discuss how trade policy can address plastics pollution and a circular economy and to review the resumption of work on other initiatives disrupted by COVID-19.  The meeting, chaired by Ambassador Chad Blackman (Barbados), served to continue conversations previously introduced by members at the WTO, including a discussion on addressing plastics pollution in November 2019 and an informal consultation on the subject held in February 2020, co-hosted by China and Fiji.

Source: sdg.iisd.org

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