EU and the World

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The EU has a significant impact and influence on the rest of the world.
© © European Union, 2012
The EU has a significant impact and influence on the rest of the world through trade, foreign policy, providing official development assistance and through its consumption of natural resources.  In all of these areas, there are potential environmental impacts to manage as well as opportunities to promote environmental sustainability and sustainable development. 
 
 

CONTACTS

  • Sally Nicholson

    Manager, Development Policy & Finance

    WWF European Policy Office

    +32 2 740 09 37

  • Emilie Van Der Henst

    EU Development Policy and Funding Officer

    WWF European Policy Office

    +32 2 740 09 28

  • Margherita Solca

    EU Development Policy and Funding Officer

    WWF European Policy Office

    +3227400931

  • Tatiana Lambin

    Development Policy and Finance Assistant

    WWF European Policy Office

    +32 2 743 88 00

China-Africa: Seizing the Opportunity for Sustainable Development

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Constantine Kusebahasa planting a pine tree, Kasese, Rwenzori Mountains, Uganda
© WWF-Canon / Simon Rawles
China’s rapid economic growth leads to unsustainable and inequitable use of resources globally. Did you know that China is now the largest total emitter of carbon and the country with the largest overall ecological footprint?
Christine Tam, Regional Trade and Investment Coordinator for WWF’s Coastal East Africa Initiative, will be discussing in Brussels how WWF approaches this challenge in the context of China’s exploitation of natural resources in Africa.

When? 24 November, from 12.30pm to 14.00pm
Where? WWF European Policy Office, Brussels
How to register? Please, send an email to gbroekhoven@wwf.eu to confirm your attendance.

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