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The World Trade Institute (WTI) is a leading academic institution dedicated to studies, teaching and research in international trade and investment regulation, economic globalisation and sustainability. As a centre of excellence at the University of Bern with an international, interdisciplinary focus, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.

News and Information Archive

30 Sep 2022 | News

We are hiring!

We are looking for enthusiastic a motivated junior postdoc to join our SNSF Funded Research Project: "Gender Equality in the Mirror (GEM): Clothing the Invisibility of Women’s Participation at International Level."

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30 Sep 2022 | News

WTO Public Forum: WTI students meet with Amb. Santiago Wills ... and more

An eventful week for students and professors of the WTI. We all attended the WTO Public Forum in Geneva. Here is what happened.

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27 Sep 2022 | News

Trade negotiation training in Uzbekistan

In the week of 19-23 September, Maarten Smeets (PhD) conducted a 25-hour course on trade negotiations and negotiating techniques at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED), jointly organized by the World Trade Institute and the WTO Chairholder, Prof. Umid Yakubkhodjaev.

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Latest Publications

13 Sep 2022

Gender Equality in the Mirror

By taking an innovative perspective, Gender Equality in the Mirror aims to advance the debate on gender equalities and to engage with the complexities of …

18 Aug 2022

Methane emissions: Not just some other guy

Methane emissions are responsible for a substantial amount of global warming, but receive much less attention than carbon dioxide emissions. This column highlights the relationship …

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