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7 Dec 2021 | News

Empirical Investigations in Services Trade Fourth Biennial Conference: Call for Papers

We invite submissions of papers and expressions of interest in attending the Fourth Empirical Investigations in Services Trade conference. The meeting will take place on 13-14 June 2022 in Ankara, Turkey, hosted by TED University.

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6 Dec 2021 | News

Know the GAP: New Programme for late 2021 and 2022

The Know the GAP gender lecture series is back! For late 2021 and 2022, the programme theme is "Looking for Gender Parity".

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3 Dec 2021 | News

The United States Commitment to Women's Empowerment: Online Know the GAP Gender Lecture with Eva Weigold Schultz

On Tuesday, 7 December, Eva Weigold Schultz, Chargé d' Affaires at the US Embassy to Switzerland and Liechtenstein, will deliver an online Know the GAP lecture on the US commitment to women's empowerment.

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2 Dec 2021 | News

Information about Model WTO 2022 (25th Edition)

Organised by a team of students from the University of St. Gallen since its first edition in 1997, the Model WTO conference has established itself as the biggest simulation of negotiations of the WTO in the world, with the participation of 72 international students and the assistance of a prestigious …

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24 Nov 2021 | News

Prof. Peter Van den Bossche is presented with the Indonesian Translation of "The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization"

The version of Peter Van den Bossche's and Werner Zdouc's book in Bahasa Indonesia is 1502 pages long.

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24 Nov 2021 | News

Prof. Elisa Fornalé hosts the Virtual Meeting of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on International Law and Sea Level Rise

The virtual meeting took place on 22 November 2021.

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23 Nov 2021 | News

Recent November Activities by Prof. Peter Van den Bossche

In the second half of November, the WTI's Director of Studies engaged in a number of activities, some of which you can read about below.

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22 Nov 2021 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Intan Hamdan-Livramento

MILE 1 graduate Intan Hamdan-Livramento from Malaysia, PhD and currently an economist in the Chief Economist office at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), talks about her professional journey and the benefits she gained from pursuing the MILE programme at the World Trade Institute. This interview is part of our …

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22 Nov 2021 | News

Damian Raess acts as Panelist at a Symposium on Measurement and Impact of Deep Trade Agreements

This high-profile event was organised by USITC (US International Trade Commission) and Keough School at University of Notre Dame on 17 November.

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19 Nov 2021 | News

Anqi Wang successfully defends her PhD Thesis

On 16 November 2021, Anqi Wang, PhD student at the WTI, successfully defended her thesis, which she wrote under the supervision of Prof. Peter Van den Bossche and Dr. Rodrigo Polanco. Read our interview with Anqi below.

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18 Nov 2021 | News

Prof. Em. Thomas Cottier receives Honorary Doctorate by Saarland University

On 12 November 2021, Prof. Em. Cottier was awarded an honorary doctorate by Saarland University, upon motion of its Europa-Institut and the Faculty of Law.

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17 Nov 2021 | News

World Trade Review: Call for Proposals

The World Trade Review (WTR) welcomes proposals for special issues. The WTR, whose editorial team consists of Mona Pinchis-Paulsen, Manfred Elsig, Joseph Francois and Peter Van den Bossche, intends to publish at least one special issue a year and will give preference to proposals for special issues of papers presented …

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17 Nov 2021 | News

Fall 2021 SIEL Newsletter

In this edition of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) Newsletter, Peter Van den Bossche, WTI Director of Studies and President of SIEL, wrote a commentary entitled "What (Not) to Expect from MC12?".

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16 Nov 2021 | News

Think Tank led by Ilaria Espa and Christian Häberli produces Policy Brief for the recent G20 Summit in Rome

WTO Delegates presently work on a proposal to discipline Food Export Restrictions for a Decision at the Twelfth Ministerial Conference starting on 30 November 2021 in Geneva.

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15 Nov 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche participates in the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG)'s Online Brainstorming on the WTO Appellate Body

The WTI's Director of studies acted as speaker in this on-invitation-only event to discuss possible solutions to the WTO Appellate Body crisis.

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11 Nov 2021 | News

Prof. Elisa Fornalé delivers the Keynote Speech at an Online Workshop on “Gender, Identity & Politics: Representation, Exclusion and Vulnerability”.

The event, which took place on 11 November, was hosted by the Center for Britain and Europe at the University of Surrey.

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4 Nov 2021 | News

Prof. Elisa Fornalé participates in the International Law Weekend ILW 2021

The American branch of the International Law Association invited Prof. Fornalé as a panelist at their International Law Weekend ILW 2021.

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2 Nov 2021 | News

Interview with Peter Van den Bossche for "Rendez-vous" on Swiss Radio SRF 1

The WTI's Director of Studies shared his views and opinions on the newly-found solution for the conflict on mutual tariffs for steel and aluminium between the EU and the US.

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1 Nov 2021 | News

Happy 20th Anniversary, ACWL!

For this special occasion, the ACWL (Adisory Centre on WTO Law) held a webinar titled "Achievements for Developing Countries and LDCs and Challenges ahead" on 28 October 2021.

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1 Nov 2021 | News

Successful Launch of the African Council for Trade Policy and Development (ACTRADE)

The theme of the Opening Ceremony was "The ACTRADE Initiative and the Promotion of Inter-African Trade" .

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