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The World Trade Institute is a leading academic institution dedicated to graduate-level education and research on international trade regulation and investment. As a centre for excellence of the University of Bern, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.

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25 May 2016 | News

Making the Commodity Sector Work for Developing Countries

Switzerland occupies an important position in the global trade of hard and soft commodities. Companies headquartered within its borders directly or indirectly shape commodity extraction practices around the world, some of which carry considerable negative environmental and social risks on the ground, particularly in fragile contexts. Minimising these risks and ...

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18 May 2016 | News

MILE graduate to speak on economic integration in Central America

Former MILE student Javier A. Gutiérrez will return to the WTI on 27 May to give a Brown Bag seminar on the challenges and opportunities for Central America as it heads in the direction of economic integration.

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17 May 2016 | News

WTI researchers participate in Commons in a Glocal World conference

Three WTI researchers took part in the regional conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) at the University of Bern from 10 to 13 May.

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