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The World Trade Institute (WTI) is the leading interdisciplinary academic institution dedicated to teaching and research focused on 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.

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News and Information Archive

12 Jun 2024 | News

Prof Francois joins the GTAP Network Research Fellow Hall of Fame

The 27th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis "Enhancing Global Food System Sustainability" was a success.

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12 Jun 2024 | News

Eddy Bekkers receives an Award

The 2024 recipient of the Alan A. Powell Award is Eddy Bekkers, Research Economist at the World Trade Organizationand faculty member at the World Trade Institute.

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10 Jun 2024 | News

The South Asia International Economic Law Network

The South Asia International Economic Law Network Fourth Biennial Conference will take place on 16th - 18th December 2024 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, in collaboration with the Open University of Sri Lanka.

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Latest Publications

11 Jun 2024

Novel Approaches in Sustainable Food Trade

What’s this? On 24 May 2024, a Joint Webinar on the evaluation and possibilities for more sustainable agri-food trade took place at the Environment House …

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