22nd BIICL Annual WTO Conference
Climate Change: Border Carbon Adjustment (BCA) Approaches and the WTO
Date: 15th July 2022
Time: 09.00 - 17.00 (UK time)
Why are Border Carbon Adjustment (BCA) Approaches being considered by an increasing number of countries? What are the factors to be accounted for to design a legitimate BCA in terms of both international trade and climate law? How can we utilize BCA as a means of pursuing legitimate interest such as responding to climate change while avoiding the risk of unilateralism?
To address these issues, the British Institute of International Comparative Law (BIICL) invites you to join the prestigious annual event in international trade law, the 2022 BIICL Annual WTO Conference.
At the conference, four eminent panels will explore the questions above featuring a wide range of speakers from government, international organizations, academia and legal practitioners.
This event is convened by Dr. Julinda Beqiraj, Maurice Wohl Senior Research Fellow in European Law and Munhee Jung, Senior Deputy Director of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, South Korea and a visiting researcher at BIICL with the kind assistance and support of Prof. Dr. Gabrielle Marceau, Senior Counsellor at WTO and BIICL Honorary Senior Fellow.
Panel 1. Rationale of BCA and Functioning
Panel 2. Approaches to BCA: EU CBAM and More
Panel 3. Design Consideration of BCA: Climate Perspectives, WTO Compatibility, Common but Different Responsibility
Panel 4. Carbon Club, Climate Alliance and More: Towards a Coalition of the Willing?
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- Ivano Alogna,, Arthur Watts Research Fellow, BIICL
- Toshi Arimura, Waseda University
- Chris Bataille, IDDRI
- Julinda Beqiraj, Maurice Wohl Senior Fellow in European Law, BIICL
- Dominic Coppens, Sidley Austin
- Aaron Cosbey, Senior Associate IISD
- Uri Dadush, Policy Center for the New South
- Kasturi Das, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad (IMTG) Delhi-NCR, India
- Rebecca Dell, Climate Works Foundation
- Susanne Dröge, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
- Emilie Eriksson, National Board of Trade Sweden
- Peter Govindasamy, Senior Director, Singapore Ministry of Trade and Industry; Co-chair, UNFCCC Katowice Committee on Impacts
- Munhee Jung, Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy, South Korea
- David Kleimann, Visiting Fellow at Bruegel
- Cheon-Kee Lee, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy(KIEP)
- Hoe Lim, WTO Secretariat
- Prof. Gabrielle Marceau, Senior Counsellor at WTO
- Michael Mehling, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, MIT
- Yannick Mondy, Director of Tariff and Trade Policy, Department of Finance, Canada
- Abrão Neto, Executive Vice-President, Amcham, Brazil
- Tim Meyer, Duke University School of Law
- Jonny Peters, Senior Policy Advisor, E3
- Joanna Redelbach, Senior Associate, Van Bael & Bellis
- Jan-Yves Remy, Director, Shridath Ramphal Centre, UWI
- Catrina Rorke, Centre for Climate and Trade
- Ludivine Tamiotti, WTO Secretariat Com T&E
- Nicola Waterfield, Permanent Representation of Canada to the WTO
- Jacob Werksman, Principal Adviser to Directorate General for Climate Action in the European Commission
- Tomasz Wlostowski, Managing Partner, EUTRADEDEFENCE
- Bixuan "Richard" Wu, Esq., Senior partner, Hiways
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