Food and energy shortages: Are trade and investment deals the solution?

The war on Ukraine, the ongoing climate crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic led to a meltdown of global supply chains and exposed millions of people to food shortages. Today’s hyperglobalised world is highly fragile! The war and the climate crisis also point to the need to accelerate the renewable energy transition by breaking free from fossil fuels.

What is the role of trade policy in this context? Is signing new trade and investment agreements part of the solution? Or can it make things worse?

Round table discussion, 27 April 2022, 16.00–18.00 CET. Watch live here