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21 Feb 2020 | News

Peter Van den Bossche starts his Spring Semester teaching

On Monday and Tuesday, 17 and 18 February, WTI Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche started his 14-week-long courses on 'International Economic Dispute Resolution' and 'International Economic Law and the Pursuit of Core Societal Values and Interests' respectively.

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19 Feb 2020 | News

WTI alumni play key role in Gujarat International Moot Court 2020

The 12th Gujarat International Moot Court (GIMC) competition, an important international trade law moot court held in India, has just concluded. The World Trade Institute is proud of the involvement of so many of its alumni in the event, which it has sponsored for more than ten years.

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14 Feb 2020 | News

WTI CLIM_CO_2 sustainability project launches its own website

The CLIM_CO_2 environmental migration project has launched its own website – - to highlight the research being carried out by the WTI-based team led by Professor Elisa Fornalé. Congratulations to Elisa and her team members, Aylin and Najma on their achievement!

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14 Feb 2020 | News

Winter Academy ends with course on law and policy of trade in services

The month-long WTI Winter Academy has concluded with a course on ‘The Law and Policy of Trade in Services’ taught by Pierre Sauvé and Jan Bohanes.

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10 Feb 2020 | News

Peter Van den Bossche visits London and Moscow

Peter Van den Bossche, the WTI's Director of Studies, conducted a seminar and gave a public lecture at the London School of Economics (LSE) at the end of last month. From London he went to Moscow where he was a member of the panel in the Russian National Rounds of ...

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7 Feb 2020 | News

Winter Academy: Week three looks at WTO law on subsidies and countervailing measures

The third week of the WTI Winter Academy – a course on WTO Law on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures - attracted a large number of participants.

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5 Feb 2020 | News

Week two of Winter Academy focuses on WTO law on anti-dumping and safeguard measures

In the second week of the Winter Academy now underway at the WTI participants learned about the role of anti-dumping and safeguard measures in international trade regulation.

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3 Feb 2020 | News

Peter Van den Bossche addresses EIPIN congress

From 22 to 24 January, World Trade Institute (WTI) Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche participated in the 21st EIPIN congress, hosted by Maastricht University, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Maastricht, the Netherlands.

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27 Jan 2020 | News

PhD candidates in Law sweep competition prizes

Aylin Yildiz and Iryna Bogdanova, PhD candidates in Law at the World Trade Institute (WTI), have received runner-up awards in the ‘Hours of Crisis’ competition run by the Hague Academy of International Law in the Netherlands on 18 January.

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24 Jan 2020 | News

Winter Academy begins with a course on WTO Law on Border Measures and Trade Facilitation

The Winter Academy is underway at the World Trade Institute (WTI). On 20-23 January we had the pleasure to welcome Professor Roy Santana who taught a course on ‘WTO Law on Border Measures and Trade Facilitation’.

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23 Jan 2020 | News

The Chocolate War – a simulation exercise on WTO law on trade in food

In the context of the Food Law Master 2020 programme at LUISS University in Rome, WTI Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche conducted a 10-hour simulation exercise on WTO law on trade in food, entitled ‘The Chocolate War’, on 17 and 18 January.

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22 Jan 2020 | News

Closing soon: registration for the MILE/TRAIL+ programmes

Time is running out to apply for a place on the Master’s programmes at the World Trade Institute (WTI) beginning in September 2020!

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17 Jan 2020 | News

Peter Van den Bossche lectures in Bruges and Geneva

World Trade Institute (WTI) Director of Studies Professor Peter Van den Bossche has begun the year with lectures in Bruges, Belgium, and Geneva, Switzerland.

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16 Jan 2020 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Wakako Oshima

MILE 7 graduate Wakako Oshima, a Japanese national and US-licensed lawyer with top law firm and in-house counsel experience, talks about how she moved from WTO litigation to promoting the sustainable development of businesses across borders.

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14 Jan 2020 | News

WTI congratulates Arancha Gonzalez on becoming Spain’s foreign minister

Arancha Gonzalez, a member of the WTI Advisory Board and external faculty, has been named the new foreign minister of Spain.

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10 Jan 2020 | News

The WTO at 25: crisis-hit but not defeated

Despite the problems it is currently up against, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is still working and serves an important function, according to WTI Fellow Christian Häberli.

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9 Jan 2020 | News

Starting soon: the 2020 Winter Academy

The 2020 Winter Academy at the World Trade Institute (WTI) starts on 20 January, offering four weeks of tuition by leading experts on trade investment law and policy issues.

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2 Jan 2020 | News

BRICS project launches new website

The BRICS Globalization and Labour Protections research project at the World Trade Institute now has its own website.

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30 Dec 2019 | News

New Trade Winds newsletter now available

The year-end edition of the WTI's Trade Winds newsletter has just been published, featuring new publications, upcoming events and an introduction by Peter Van den Bossche.

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20 Dec 2019 | News

Peter Van den Bossche lectures and attends a workshop in Taiwan

WTI Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche has paid a visit to Taiwan where he delivered a series of lectures and attended a workshop.

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