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21 May 2019 | News

Register today for the WTI’s Summer Academy 2019

The WTI’s Summer Academy 2019 runs from 3-20 June 2019. These week-long courses are designed for working professionals with limited time who are interested in international economic governance, trade and investment.

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20 May 2019 | News

Call for Papers on "Trade in Services by Mode of Supply"

The first annual Trade and Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) conference will take place at the WTI from 20-21 September 2019. The Call for Papers deadline is 22 June 2019.

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17 May 2019 | News

CLI_M_CO2 team wins distinction award in SNSF Scientific Image Competition

The CLI_M_CO2 picture "Sea Change" has been awarded a Distinction by an international jury for the category "1. Object of study".

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16 May 2019 | News

Indonesian Minister of Trade visits WTI

The Indonesian Minister of Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita, visited the WTI on Thursday 9 May 2019, where he met with WTI Directors Joseph Francois, Manfred Elsig and Michael Hahn.

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14 May 2019 | Event

International Economic Law in the Era of Big Data

This guest lecture by PD Dr.iur. Mira Burri, University of Lucerne, took place in the context of the course on International Economic Law and the Pursuit of Core Societal Values and Interests.

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13 May 2019 | Event

A Lawyer’s Perspective on WTO Law and Running a Trade Practice

This guest lecture by Paolo Vergano, Partner at FratiniVergano - European Lawyers, took place in the context of the course on International Economic Dispute Resolution.

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9 May 2019 | News

Coming up on 13 and 14 May: Guest Lectures at the WTI

Paolo Vergano’s Monday lecture “A Lawyer’s Perspective on WTO Law and Running a Trade Practice,” and Mira Burri’s Tuesday lecture “International Economic Law in the Era of Big Data” are open to the public.

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7 May 2019 | News

World Trade Forum 2019 Call for Papers

This Call for Papers is on the topic of "International Economic Dispute Settlement: Demise or Transformation". The submission deadline is 31 May 2019.

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6 May 2019 | Event

Investment Arbitration in Practice

Rahul Donde, Counselor at Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler Attorneys in Geneva, delivered a guest lecture in the context of the course on International Economic Dispute Resolution. This lecture was open to the public.

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30 Apr 2019 | News

Session transcripts now available for WTI Conference on Dispute Settlement

An e-book of session transcripts from the conference "What Kind of Dispute Settlement for the WTO?" held at the WTO in Geneva on 4 February 2019 is now available.

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29 Apr 2019 | Event

International Regulation on E-Commerce

A Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture delivered on 1 May 2019 by Dr. Mira Burri, Managing Director Steering Committee Internationalisation (SCI) and Senior Lecturer, University of Lucerne.

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25 Apr 2019 | Event

Coming up on 24 May: Workshop on WTO Appellate Review: Reform Proposals and Alternatives

This workshop is open to the public and will be held at the World Trade Organization in Geneva.

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24 Apr 2019 | News

Trading for good

The 23-25 June 2019 symposia "Trading for good - Agricultural trade in the context of climate change adaptation and mitigation: synergies, obstacles and possible solutions” will feature a keynote speech by Dr. Christian Häberli

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23 Apr 2019 | News

International Bachelor Summer School for Climate Change Research: Confronting Climate Change – from Science to Policy

This summer school will take place from 5 – 16 August 2019 at the University of Bern. It is co-organized by the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research and the WTI.

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16 Apr 2019 | Event

Enhancing “safe, orderly and regular migration”: Human rights protection for migrant workers at the intersection of multiple normative frameworks

This guest lecture by Prof. Elisa Fornalé took place in the context of the course on International Economic Law and the Pursuit of Core Societal Values.

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11 Apr 2019 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles

MILE 14 alumna from Indonesia, Alvita Chen, tells the WTI about her position as Senior Manager for Corporate Affairs at GOJEK, and how the MILE helped her learn the key role of MSMEs in driving sustainable economic development.

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8 Apr 2019 | Event

The Relationship Between Trade and Competition Law

A Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture by Prof. Robert Anderson, Counsellor in the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division of the Secretariat of the WTO.

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5 Apr 2019 | News

Is WTO reform feasible? Lessons from political science research

A summary by Anvar Rahmetov of Prof. Manfred Elsig's speech at the 3 April Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO, organized by the Embassy of Israel in Switzerland.

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5 Apr 2019 | News

Chinese investors: underestimated fears, unsustainable economic policy

Prof. Damian Raess' article "Die Ängste vor chinesischen Investoren werden unterschätzt" was published online in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) on 3 April 2019.

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4 Apr 2019 | News

Updated 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 14 November 2019 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.

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