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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 Chinese Taipei

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

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19 Dec 2019 | News

Climate change: what’s the way forward after COP25?

A few days after the closure of the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, Professor Elisa Fornalé of the WTI was invited to deliver a lecture in Naples on climate change induced mobility and legal obstacles for small island states.

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13 Dec 2019 | News

Sign up for the 2020 Winter Academy

Start the year by broadening your knowledge of international law and economics - sign up for the Winter Academy at the World Trade Institute (WTI).

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12 Dec 2019 | News

WTO Appellate Body crisis: Peter Van den Bossche addresses public hearing

On 3 December World Trade Institute (WTI) Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche testified before the Committee on International Trade of the European Parliament during a public hearing on the crisis in the WTO Appellate Body. His testimony is now available as a video recording.

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10 Dec 2019 | News

Interested in starting a Master’s at the WTI in 2020? Registration is still open

If you are looking to embark on a rewarding career in international trade the Master of Advanced Studies in International Law and Economics (MILE) or TRAIL+ programme in Trade and Investment Law offered by the World Trade Institute (WTI) may be the right choice.

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6 Dec 2019 | Event

Upcoming lecture: Gender equality in the judiciary – with an emphasis on international judiciary

by Professor Catherine Kessedjian, professor emerita, University Panthéon-Assas Paris II

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5 Dec 2019 | News

Peter Van den Bossche lectures at Milan’s Bocconi University

World Trade Institute (WTI) Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche has given a series of lectures at Bocconi University, Milan, in the context of long-standing cooperation between the two academic institutions.

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5 Dec 2019 | News

WTI PhD Fellow presents paper at Latin America – Asia Pacific Observatory conference in Uruguay

María Vasquez Callo-Müller, a PhD Fellow at the World Trade Institute (WTI), presented her paper ‘How to build interoperability? Conceptualizing the Asia – Latin America relationship for the data economy’ at the Latin America - Asia Pacific Observatory Fourth Academic Seminar held in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 12 November.

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3 Dec 2019 | News

Economic growth, sectoral structures, and environmental methane footprints

A new WTI publication on the relation between economic growth, trade, and sectoral methane emissions is now available open access from Applied Economics.

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2 Dec 2019 | News

Margrit Vetter meets up with WTI alumni in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam

Margrit Vetter, the WTI’s Director of Administration, spent the month of November visiting South East Asia and meeting up with WTI alumni in different countries.

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22 Nov 2019 | News

WTI workshop considers trade wars and their impact

The term ‘trade war’ is frequently heard these days, but what exactly does it refer to and what is the impact of these wars on global trade and smaller economies? This was the topic of a one-day workshop held at the World Trade Institute (WTI) on 21 November.

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21 Nov 2019 | News

World Trade Forum – videos from the sessions

‘Multilateralism at Risk' was the theme of the 2019 World Trade Forum that took place in Bern on 25 and 26 October. The proceedings are now available to watch in video format.

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