Trade, Sustainable Development and SIDS: Seeking a post-Doha Strategy . AOSIS Workshop on Trade, Sustainable Development and Small Island States 12-15 December 2001 Montego Bay, Jamaica. Charles Arden-Clarke Division of Technology, Industry and Economics (DTIE)
AOSIS Workshop on Trade, Sustainable Development
and Small Island States
12-15 December 2001Montego Bay, Jamaica
Division of Technology, Industry
and Economics (DTIE)
Economics and Trade Branch (ETB)
“…the pace of globalization and trade liberalization has affected the economies of SIDS, presenting new problems and opportunities…..increasing the need for focused implementation of the BPA.”
“as a result of globalization, national policy frameworks and external factors, including trade impacts have become critical in determining the success or failure of SIDS in their national efforts [for sustainable development].”
The Third Age of Trade Policy?
Paragraphs 29 & 31 - Negotiations
Paragraph 32 - Focusing the CTE
Other trade and sustainable development issues
Work relevant to sustainable development for SIDS
This workshop is a prime opportunity for SIDS to formulate their own actions at this critical juncture for trade, environment and development policy integration.
The experience, tools (eg SIDSNET, SIDSTAP) and collaboration built on climate change show the way.
UNEP can provide support and capacity-building to AOSIS members.