Colette van der Ven
Colette van der Ven
Associate researcher, trade and environmental sustainability

Colette van der Ven is an international lawyer with an expertise in trade and sustainable development.

As Founder and Director of TULIP – a Geneva-based consulting firm – Colette advises governments and international organizations on how to leverage regulatory frameworks and trade agreements to promote inclusive and sustainable development.

Colette is also a visiting lecturer in international economic law at the Graduate Institute. Previously, she worked as an international trade lawyer for Sidley Austin representing governments in international disputes before panels and the Appellate Body at the World Trade Organization.

Colette holds a Juris Doctor from the Harvard Law School a master’s in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and is a member of the New York Bar.


Publications

GT16 – Turning the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism into a green development t...

GT16 – Turning the EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism into a green development t...

Publication | Policy brief
29 April 2024
A pro-development green trade agenda for COP-28

A pro-development green trade agenda for COP-28

Publication | Paper
29 November 2023
The Case for a Global Triangle Forum at the WTO

The Case for a Global Triangle Forum at the WTO

Publication | Blog Post
21 September 2023
GT14  – EU trade and the environment: Development as the missing side of the triangle

GT14  – EU trade and the environment: Development as the missing side of the triangle

Publication | Paper
1 June 2023

News

Europe Jacques Delors' active participation at the World Trade Organization Public Fo...

Europe Jacques Delors' active participation at the World Trade Organization Public Fo...

News | Article
19 September 2023
Greening EU Trade: Integrating development as the missing part of the triangle

Greening EU Trade: Integrating development as the missing part of the triangle

News | Event Report
15 June 2023

Media

Greening of EU trade policy must take greater account of development, says Europe Jac...

Greening of EU trade policy must take greater account of development, says Europe Jac...

Media | Article
11 June 2023

Agence Europe

Europe Jacques Delors: Development is missing piece in EU trade-and-environment polic...

Europe Jacques Delors: Development is missing piece in EU trade-and-environment polic...

Media | Article
6 June 2023
EU an economic superpower struggling to get its way

EU an economic superpower struggling to get its way

Media | Article
4 June 2023

Financial Times

Europe Jacques Delors makes recommendations to make ‘greening’ of trade more effectiv...

Europe Jacques Delors makes recommendations to make ‘greening’ of trade more effectiv...

Media | Article
12 April 2023

Agence Europe

Events

13 March 2024
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Open Strategic Autonomy and sustainability of the ...

12 March 2024
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The Critical Raw Materials Act, geopolitics and su...

Europe Jacques Delors and Brunswick Group welcome you to the sixth edition of our webinar series on ...

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