Getting There: A Global Agreement to End Plastic Waste

Some of the plastic industry’s top executive leaders explain how their businesses are already innovating, using partnerships and collaborating across the value chain to help solve this challenge. As citizens increasingly consider the impact of their own actions, industry leaders are now actively considering whether a global treaty can accelerate efforts to end plastic waste […]

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Public Forum 2021 — “Trade Beyond COVID-19: Building Resilience”

The Public Forum is the WTO’s largest annual outreach event, which provides a platform for participants to discuss the latest developments in world trade and to propose ways of enhancing the multilateral trading system. The event regularly attracts over 1,500 representatives from civil society, academia, business, the media, governments, parliamentarians, and inter-governmental organizations.

Cefic Chemical Convention 2021 – Digital programme

At a time when the chemical industry is facing unprecedented changes, brought on by the impacts of the pandemic and by new, game changing policy landscapes in Europe and around the world, Cefic’s annual conference will be well-focused on the major topics and challenges facing the industry that will greatly impact its value chains. The […]

The World Trade Organization’s (WTO) 12th Ministerial Conference

Geneva, Switzerland Geneva

The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) will take place in Geneva, Switzerland. It was originally scheduled for summer 2020, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will be chaired by Kazakhstan's Minister of Trade and Integration Bakhyt Sultanov, as approved by WTO members in December 2019. For more information and to register, […]

Fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (Part 2)

Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi

The overall theme of UNEA-5 is “Strengthening Actions for Nature to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”. The theme calls for strengthened action to protect and restore nature and the nature-based solutions to achieve the SDGs in its three complementary dimensions (social, economic and environmental). UNEA-5 provides Member States and stakeholders with a platform for sharing […]