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Commissioner Malmström's Speech: Green Goods: Promoting EU environmental objectives through trade

On June 3rd, The European Commission held a stakeholder meeting on the negotiations for an environmental goods agreement.
Commissioner Malmström, in her remarks to the meeting, highlighted the urgent nature of climate change and other environmental challenges and stressed the potential of the negotiations to help meet them. She also noted the need for stakeholders to keep the pressure on negotiators for an ambitious outcome.
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European Commission to Host Roundtable on the Environmental Goods Agreement on June 3

The Environmental Goods Agreement - Promoting EU environmental objectives through trade

3 June 2015
170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
Charlemagne building, Room Lord Roy Jenkins

Environmental Goods Agreement Talks Review Product List

This article first appeared in Bridges on May 13, 2015 (ICTSD)

Negotiations for a planned tariff-cutting deal on environmental goods by a group of 17 WTO members completed a first reading of a compiled product nominations list last week in Geneva, Switzerland, reviewing just over 650 tariff lines and more than 2000 products.

First Public Meeting Minutes Now Available

The first Public Meeting - also referred to as the Civil Society Dialogue - took place in Brussels on March 25. The meeting minutes are now available here.

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