Alice Tipping is Lead, Fisheries Subsidies at the International Institute for Sustainable Development.
She has designed and led highly respected programmes of research and policy dialogues on trade and environment issues, particularly on fisheries subsidies. She has a deep understanding of the intersection of foreign policy, law and environmental protection that’s informed by roles in government and in managing policy-relevant research.
Previous roles to IISD include Programme Manager, Environment and Natural Resources for the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Policy Advisor to New Zealand’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Second Secretary and Legal Adviser to New Zealand’s Permanent Mission to the World Trade Organization (WTO), and Policy Advisor and Legal Advisor at New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Alice Tipping has a Master of Philosophy in International Relations from Cambridge University (United Kingdom) and Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (Economics) from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand).
- WTO Negotiations on Fisheries Subsidies: What's the state of play? With only a few months left to conclude WTO talks on fisheries subsidies, this update provides an overview of the draft consolidated text circulated by the Chair of negotiations on June 25, 2020. It highlights the key decisions WTO Members will need to make to reach an agreement.
- Fisheries Subsidies Video Series As part of its work to support a meaningful WTO agreement to discipline harmful fisheries subsidies, the IISD has produced a series of six videos to summarize the key issues to be resolved across the WTO fisheries subsidies negotiations.
- How Can We Support Fisheries During the Pandemic? We must aim to support businesses, incomes, and food security while creating a more sustainable future for fisheries.
- Addressing the Development Dimension of an Overcapacity and Overfishing Subsidy Discipline in the WTO Fisheries Subsidies Negotiations This discussion paper analyzes approaches to new WTO rules on subsidies that contribute to overcapacity and overfishing in the context of development priorities.