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Dialogue on Trade, Poverty and Climate Change

SAWTEE, together with the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Geneva and the Centre for WTO Studies (CWS), New Delhi, organized a “Dialogue on Trade, Poverty and Climate Change” on 20–21 May in Kathmandu.

Twenty-five experts from the academia, private sector and non-governmental organizations of eight countries of Europe, Southeast Asia and South Asia discussed the interlinkages between trade, poverty and climate change, with poverty as the focal point, in the context of Asia.

They identified knowledge, research, analytical and action gaps in the area of poverty alleviation amid rapid integration of national markets into global markets and climate change impacts.

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