Overview & History
- Promote the adoption of integrated assessment of trade-related policies
- Provide a forum for discussion of best practices
- Advance understanding of the relationships between trade policy, trade negotiations, environmental impact, and sustainable development
- Promote impact assessment of trade related policies as a tool to improve decision making and promote sustainable development
This IAIA Section manages the trade impact stream at the annual IAIA conferences, bringing together experts from government, private sector, NGOs, consulting and academia to discuss the latest developments in IATRP. Members of IATRP are also involved with outreach to improve networks of trade impact assessment professionals.
IATRP has collaborated in the past with the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP), World Bank, the Organisation of American States (OAS), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, European Commission and the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) in bringing together many experts in integrated assessment of Trade.