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19 Sep 2019 | News

PhD course on state responsibility held at WTI

The first PhD course of the new semester took place at the World Trade Institute (WTI) from 9 to 13 September.

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14 Sep 2019 | News

WTI hosts world’s biggest international trade conference in anniversary year

The World Trade Institute (WTI) was proud to host the annual conference of the European Trade Study Group (ETSG), which this year marks its 20th anniversary. The conference ran from 12 to 14 September at the University of Bern.

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13 Sep 2019 | News

Prizes presented to young economists at international trade conference in Bern

Three young economists have received awards for papers they presented the annual conference of the European Trade Study Group (ETSG) being held in Bern.

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13 Sep 2019 | News

Amb. Ujal Singh Bhatia gives keynote speech at launch of 2019-2020 WTI Advanced Master Programmes

The new intake of students on the MILE and TRAIL+ programmes were officially welcomed to the World Trade Institute (WTI) on 11 September.

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9 Sep 2019 | Event

11 September Opening Ceremony of the 2019-20 Advanced Master Programmes

The Opening Ceremony will feature a keynote speech by Amb. Ujal Singh Bhatia, Member and former Chair of the Appellate Body of the WTO, and former ambassador and permanent representative of India to the WTO.

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9 Sep 2019 | News

World Meeting of Societies for International Law at the Peace Palace in The Hague

On 2 and 3 September 2019, Prof. Peter Van den Bossche participated, in his capacity as President of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), in the Rencontre Mondiale des Sociétes pour le Droit International / World Meeting of Societies for International Law at the Peace Palace in The Hague.

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2 Sep 2019 | News

Registration Open: MILE and TRAIL+

Applications for the 2020-21 MILE (MAS) and TRAIL+ (LL.M.) programmes are now being accepted. Apply today!

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29 Aug 2019 | News

Registration open for September 2019 PhD courses

Click to learn more about the courses "State Responsibility" and "Institutions and the Political Economy of Development", both offered this September at the WTI.

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27 Aug 2019 | News

Thomas Cottier, A Letter from Beijing, 4 August 2019

In the latest in a series of letters from around the world, former WTI Managing Director and Senior Research Fellow Thomas Cottier sends his impressions of a WTI teaching visit to China.

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19 Aug 2019 | News

Nationaler Zukunftstag 2019 - Ein Tag als Chefin

On 14 November 2019, SNSF Professor Elisa Fornalé will participate in this year’s Nationaler Zukunftstag – Ein Tag als Chefin (A Day as a Woman in Charge).

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6 Aug 2019 | Publication

WTO Appellate Review: Reform Proposals and Alternatives

E-book of contributions made at the WTI Workshop on WTO Appellate Review: Reform Proposals and Alternatives, held on 24 May 2019 at the World Trade Organization in Geneva.

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2 Aug 2019 | News

Teaching and outreach activities continue in Ecuador and Peru

In July 2019, Prof. Peter Van den Bossche taught courses at the USFQ, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru and the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru. He also visited Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, a long-term partner of the WTI.

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23 Jul 2019 | News

2020 Winter and Summer Academies

Visit the Winter and Summer Academy page on our website to see the 2020 course lists. These week-long classes can be taken à la carte or with the aim of obtaining a certificate or diploma.

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18 Jul 2019 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Jimena Sotelo

MILE 15 alumna Jimena Sotelo told the WTI about her work at the International Trade Centre and her experience with the MILE programme.

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15 Jul 2019 | Publication

The Shifting Landscape of Global Trade Governance

World Trade Forum volume edited by Manfred Elsig, Michael Hahn and Gabrielle Spilker, published by Cambridge University Press.

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8 Jul 2019 | News

Global Economic Governance Seminar Series: new lecture dates released

Visit our Events page to see the current schedule for the fall lecture series.

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4 Jul 2019 | News

The 2018-19 Advanced Master Programmes have come to an end

At the end of June, the 2018-19 MILE and TRAIL+ classes finished their programmes with two busy days in Geneva followed by the Closing Ceremony in Bern.

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1 Jul 2019 | News

Trading for Good: Climate Change and Agriculture

The 2019 Summer Symposium of the International Agricultural Research Consortium (IATRC) brought together almost 50 scholars from all continents, including EU and US officials. WTI Fellow Christian Häberli was invited as a keynote speaker to the final plenary session.

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27 Jun 2019 | Event

Closing Ceremony of the 2018-19 Advanced Master Programmes

This year's Closing Ceremony featured a keynote address by State Secretary Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch, SECO.

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25 Jun 2019 | News

Call for Papers deadline extended: Trade in Services by Mode of Supply

The deadline for submissions has been extended to 14 July 2019. The first annual Trade and Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) conference will take place at the WTI from 20-21 September 2019.

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