Essay on Trade and Environment

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TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT
A RESOURCE BOOK
Edited by Adil Najam Mark Halle Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz

TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT
A RESOURCE BOOK
Edited by Adil Najam Mark Halle Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz

Trade and Environment: A Resource Book

© 2007 International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the Regional and International Networking Group (The Ring). Trade and Environment: A Resource Book Edited by Adil Najam, Mark Halle and Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz ISBN 978-1-895536-99-7 Published by International Institute for Sustainable Development, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, The Regional and International Networking Group This
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The institute receives project funding from numerous governments inside and outside Canada, United Nations agencies, foundations and the private sector. The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD, http://www.ictsd.org) was established in Geneva in September 1996 to contribute to a better understanding of development and environment concerns in the context of international trade. As an independent nonprofit and nongovernmental organization, ICTSD engages a broad range of actors in ongoing dialogue about trade and sustainable development. With a wide network of governmental, nongovernmental and intergovernmental partners, ICTSD plays a unique systemic role as a provider of original, non-partisan reporting and facilitation services at the intersection of international trade and sustainable development. ICTSD facilitates interaction between policy-makers and those outside the system to help trade policy become more supportive of sustainable development. By helping parties increase capacity and become better informed about each other, ICTSD builds bridges between groups with seemingly disparate agendas. It seeks to enable these actors to discover the many places where their interests and priorities coincide, for ultimately sustainable development is their common

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