CETA: Taking Action for Trade and Climate

Canada and the European Union (EU) held a conference to expand awareness of trade and climate action through the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

  • This event brought together businesses, civil society and policy communities from both sides of the Atlantic.
  • Participants explored how to use CETA’s institutional and legal framework to support implementation of the Paris Agreement and the move towards a clean economy.
  • The conference took place in Brussels, Belgium on January 24, 2019.

Canada and the EU are committed to working through CETA to maintain environmental protections while expanding trade.

  • CETA includes commitments to facilitate and promote trade in environmental goods and services, especially those that mitigate the effects of climate change.
  • Overall, CETA brings Canada and the EU closer together by supporting greater cooperation, making us more effective in the fight against climate change.

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