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16 Oct 2018 | News

The WTI's Global Economic Governance Seminar Series

This series features expert lecturers speaking on the topics of international trade, finance, development and more, and is open to the public.

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8 Oct 2018 | News

Interdisciplinary at its best: Rainbow trout, musicology and international trade

Sebastian Klotz, research fellow and doctoral candidate at the WTI, presented at the University of Bern event: “8x8’ – Young Researchers present”

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5 Oct 2018 | News

Privacy and Consumer Protection in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Rodrigo Polanco was on the panel of Session 82 at the World Trade Organization Public Forum 2018. The panel focused on personal data protection and AI.

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1 Oct 2018 | News

Former MILE alumnus and WTI research fellow becomes AIPPI Executive Director

Dr. Arno Hold accepted the appointment of Executive Director of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). His appointment began 27 August 2018.

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27 Sep 2018 | Event

Press Release: World Trade Forum 2018

The press release for the 2018 World Trade Forum is now available. The event takes place from 28 - 29 September at the EUI in Florence. Registration is still open.

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24 Sep 2018 | News

Class gets underway for the 2018-2019 MILE and TRAIL+ programmes

This year’s MILE and TRAIL+ students officially began their courses on 17 September, starting with Global Political Economy, International Economics and International Trade Regulation.

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20 Sep 2018 | News

Call for Applications: Environmental Humanities Training School 2018

The CLISEL training school focuses on "Loss, Damage and Mobility in the context of Climate Change", and takes place in Naples, Italy from 12-14 December.

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7 Sep 2018 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Diego Ures

MILE 7 Alumnus, Diego Ures, tells the WTI about his current position as a partner at Sidera Consult and how the MILE benefited him in his career path.

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30 Aug 2018 | News

Book Launch at the WTO Public Forum

The official book launch of the Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law will take place at the WTO Public Forum on October 4th, 2018 from 13.00-14.00 in the Atrium.

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21 Aug 2018 | Publication

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) episode features policy paper by Joseph Francois et al.

The policy paper was featured in Season 5, Episode 81 of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver which aired on 19 August, 2018. The episode focused on US President Donald Trump’s trade war.

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16 Aug 2018 | Publication

New journal article: Labor Provisions in Trade Agreements (LABPTA): Introducing a New Dataset

The article, by Damian Raess and Dora Sari, was published in Global Policy (2018) by Wiley, and is in free access until the end of September 2018.

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13 Aug 2018 | Publication

New journal article: Empirical estimates of the methane–income elasticity

Journal Article by Octavio Fernández-Amador, Joseph Francois, Doris Oberdabernig and Patrick Tomberger in Economics Letters (Elsevier), Vol. 171 (2018) pp 137-139

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3 Aug 2018 | Event

World Trade Forum 2018: Programme Released

The press release for the 2018 World Trade Forum is now available. The event takes place from 28 - 29 September at the EUI in Florence. Registration is still open.

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24 Jul 2018 | News

Society of International Economic Law elects Peter Van den Bossche president

At its 2018 conference in Washington DC from 12 to 14 July, the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) elected Peter Van den Bossche, Director of Studies at the World Trade Institute and professor of International Economic Law at the University of Bern, as its president for the next three ...

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17 Jul 2018 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Consuelo Orihuela and Teresa Mera

Consuelo Orihuela and Teresa Mera, both from Peru, attended the MILE on consecutive years and graduated in 2005 and 2006 respectively. Both have gone on to serve in the Peruvian government. In this interview, they talk about their work and how the WTI helped them get to where they are ...

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12 Jul 2018 | News

Trade Policy Under Brexit: Thomas Cottier’s interview with CIGI

In a filmed interview with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Thomas Cottier discusses Brexit and the WTO.

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10 Jul 2018 | Publication

New journal article: Encouraging Sustainable Foreign Investment to the LDCs: Options for Support

No. 3 (2018) Occasional Policy Papers Series On The Least Developed Countries, co-written by Rodrigo Polanco and Americo Zampetti

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9 Jul 2018 | News

WTI opens its doors to summer studies participants

International students from far and wide are converging on Bern for the start of the annual WTI Summer Academy, which offers three weeks of trade and investment-focused teaching from 9 to 27 July.

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5 Jul 2018 | Publication

New book: The Pacific Alliance in a World of Preferential Trade Agreements - 2019

Edited by: Pierre Sauvé, Rodrigo Polanco Lazo, José Manuel Álvarez Zárate This book is part of the United Nations University Series on Regionalism. ABSTRACT: This volume focuses on one of the most innovative deep integration constructs, The Pacific Alliance, which aims at expanding the frontiers of trade and investment governance ...

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3 Jul 2018 | News

Master’s programmes draw to a close

The teaching year for students on the 2017-2018 advanced master programmes at the WTI has officially ended with a closing ceremony at the University of Bern.

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