SAWTEE, together with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Canada, is organizing a two day regional consultation on “Green Economy: Opportunities and Challenges for South Asia” in Kathmandu on 23-24 June 2013. The objectives of the consultation are to bring together experts and policy makers in the field to identify research agenda and create a network of research institutions dedicated to promoting green growth in the region.
At the sidelines of the Eleventh Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP11), South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE) organized a panel discussion on the theme “Climate change, agriculture biodiversity and food security”.
Representing SAWTEE, Mr Paras Kharel participated in an expert group meeting (EGM) organized by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in Dhaka on 8 and 9 September 2012. The meeting was part of the activities of the LDC IV Monitor, an independent partnership for the monitoring of the outcome of the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (UN LDC IV).
SAWTEE participated in the “Multi-stakeholder Dialogue on Trade Opportunities in the Context of a Green Economy Transition” in Rio de Janerio, held on the sidelines of the Rio+20, on 18 June. The event was jointly organized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and the International Trade Centre (ITC).
SAWTEE, together with CUTS International, is organizing a discussion programme on “Climate change, food security and trade: Challenges and opportunities” at the sidelines of the 13th Session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD XIII) in Doha on 24 April 2012 at 1430–1630 hrs in Auditorium 1.
SAWTEE participated in the inaugural conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform scheduled for 12-13 January 2012 in Mexico City. The conference being organized by Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology (INE), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and World Bank offices in Mexico City.
8 May 2013
29 April 2013
20-21 December 2012