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15 Jul 2019 | Publication

The Shifting Landscape of Global Trade Governance

This World Trade Forum volume edited by Manfred Elsig, Michael Hahn and Gabrielle Spilker, published by Cambridge University Press, will be available from August 2019.

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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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24 Jun 2019 | News

WTI continues its outreach activities in India

In early June, Prof. Peter Van den Bossche lectured and presented at various institutes in India, delivered the keynote speech at the second anniversary of the CTIL, and signed two MoUs.

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20 Jun 2019 | Event

"Beyond Rational Choice: The Behavioral Political Economy of Protectionism"

Prof. Dr. Anne van Aaken, University of Hamburg, gave a Tea Time Talk at the WTI on 20 June.

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19 Jun 2019 | Event

Sustainability at Huawei

Alan Aicken, Vice-President, Procurement Department, and Chief Sustainability Officer for the Supply Chain at Huawei, delivered a Brown Bag seminar on Wednesday.

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18 Jun 2019 | News

Coming up: Brown Bag Seminar and Tea Time Talk

On Wednesday a Brown Bag Seminar by Alan Aicken (Huawei) on “Sustainability at Huawei”, and on Thursday a Tea Time Talk with Anne van Aaken (Univ. of Hamburg) on "The Behavioral Political Economy of Protectionism".

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13 Jun 2019 | News

Call for Papers: Biannual Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

The Center on International Commercial Arbitration is accepting submissions for its biannual symposium, which will be held on November 14, 2019 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. The deadline for submissions is 15 August 2019.

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12 Jun 2019 | News

Thomas Cottier delivers keynote speech at annual WTO Conference

The 31 May 2019 conference featured four panels and a final discussion. It was held at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) in London.

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11 Jun 2019 | News

Sixth WTI-CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy in Delhi

The Academy was inaugurated on 3 June 2019 by Prof. Abhijit Das, Head, Centre of WTO Studies, Prof. Peter Van den Bossche, Director of Studies, World Trade Institute, Shri. Raheev Kher, former Commerce Secretary, Government of India and Ms. Shailja Sing, Legal Consultant, Centre for WTO Studies.

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6 Jun 2019 | Event

Trade & Security Exceptionalism

Prof. Kathleen Claussen, J.D., University of Miami School of Law, delivered a Brown Bag lecture.

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4 Jun 2019 | News

Recap: WTO Appellate Review Workshop

The WTI gathered lawyers, academics and policymakers to discuss options for reforming appellate review at the WTO. Event summary by Anvar Rahmetov.

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3 Jun 2019 | News

Farewell to the WTO Appellate Body: full speech now available

On 28 May, Prof Peter Van den Bossche delivered his farewell speech to the Appellate Body at the WTO in Geneva. His full speech is available via the link in this article.

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30 May 2019 | Event

Uncertain Times Ahead: India and the Crisis at the World Trade Organization

Nitin Pai, Director of The Takshashila Institution, will be in conversation with the WTI's Prof. Peter Van den Bossche at Swissnex India.

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29 May 2019 | Event

Brexit and UK Trade Policy

A Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture by Victoria Donaldson, Legal Deputy Director at Department for International Trade, UK Government.

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28 May 2019 | Event

Peter Van den Bossche Bids Farewell to the WTO Appellate Body

On 28 May, Prof Peter Van den Bossche delivered his farewell speech to the Appellate Body at the WTO in Geneva.

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28 May 2019 | Event

Circular Economy and Trade: Why this relationship matters?

Henrique Pacini, Economic Affairs Officer at UNCTAD, delivered a Brown Bag seminar in the Anna Nussbaum Auditorium.

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