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Standards and sustainable development: What role should governments play?
20 Jun 2012 - 20 Jun 2012
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM

German Pavilion, Parque dos Atletas, Rio de Janeiro

This session illustrates the relevance of standards in implementing sustainable strategies in global supply chains. Business, government and civil society representatives discuss the role of state actors in working with standards. Lead organizer: German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ); Partners: SECO, Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), UNFSS, ITC and others. |

Panellists / Speaker: - Dr. Manfred Konukiewitz, Deputy Director General, Global and Sectoral Policies, German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
- Hans-Peter Egler, Head of Trade Promotion, SECO Rob Skidmore, International Trade Center (ITC)
- Karin Kreider, Scaling-Up Director, International Social and Environmental Accreditation and Labelling Alliance (ISEAL Alliance)
- Dr. Ulf Jaeckel, Head of Division for Product-related Environmental Protection & Standardisation, German Federal Ministry for Nature Protection, Nuclear Safety and the Environment (BMU)
- Jan Bernhard, Pronatur, Peru Nazeeb Arif, ITC Vice President of Corporate Communications, India
- Daniel Nepstad, Executive Director, Amazon Environmental Research Institute (IPAM), Brazil

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