Liesbeth Casier is a Project Officer in IISD’s Economic Law and Policy program. Liesbeth is a Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) specialist who has done consulting work with the Inter-American Network for Government Procurement, the Inter-American Development Bank and the International Development Research Centre. She has served as an Environment and Trade Consultant with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), where she focused on research at the intersection of international economic law, trade policy and the environment and contributed significantly to the IISD-UNEP Trade & Green Economy Handbook. Liesbeth has a strong background in sustainable development from a legal and policy perspective. She is currently pursuing an LLB at the University of London.
- Handbook for INGP Public Procurers / Manual para Agentes de Compras Públicas de las RICGThis handbook will guide government procurers on the design of procurement policies and preferential purchasing programs that will crowd-in SMEs, minority suppliers and women-owned enterprises.
- Fossil-Fuel Subsidies and Climate Change: Options for policy-makers within their Intended Nationally Determined ContributionsThis paper reviews international models of fossil-fuel subsidy reform and greenhouse gas...
- Shining a Light on Fossil Fuel Subsidies at the WTO: How NGOs can contribute to WTO notification and surveillance Fossil fuel subsidies undermine efforts to mitigate climate change and damage the trading system. However, multilateral discussion is hampered by inconsistent definitions and incomplete data.