Report: HELF-VMR Conference “Trade and Sustainability: CETA Dissected”

Published 1 February 2017

The T.M.C. Asser Instituut hosted the conference “Trade and Sustainability: CETA Dissected” on the 26th of January 2017. This event, which formed a part of the Hague Environmental Law Facility (HELF) lecture series, was co-organised by the Dutch Association of Environmental Law (Vereniging voor Milieurecht, VMR). HELF is a cooperation between The Hague-based organisations dealing with environmental policy and law, specifically the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, The Hague University of Applied Sciences, the Institute for Environmental Security, and the Peace Palace Library. The speakers at this event included Dr Joris Larik of Leiden University and the Hague Institute for Global Justice, Mr Ronald Roosdorp of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Laurens Ankersmit of ClientEarth and Dr Wybe Douma of the Asser Institute. The presentations were followed by a panel discussion featuring reactions by Mr Alan Bowman of the Mission of Canada to the EU and Dr Nikos Lavranos of NL-Investementconsulting.

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