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15 Nov 2019 | News

WTI renews teaching links with the Trade Policy Centre in Africa

The World Trade Institute (WTI) has maintained excellent relations with the Trade Policy Centre in Africa ( for the past ten years, thanks to a cooperation agreement dated January 2009.

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14 Nov 2019 | News

WTI Director of Studies speaks on multilateral trading system in Macau and Hong Kong

World Trade Institute Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche has spoken on the current state of the multilateral trading system and on the crisis of WTO dispute settlement during a short teaching visit to Macau and Hong Kong.

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10 Nov 2019 | News

"A different US-China fight hits the headlines"

Former WTO Appellate Body member Peter Van den Bossche, now WTI Director of Studies, discusses the decision of the WTO to authorise China to retaliate against $3.6 billion of US exports in the 5 November Trade Talks podcast by Soumaya Keynes and Chad Bown.

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8 Nov 2019 | News

WTI hosts workshop on impact of trade wars

The World Trade Institute (WTI) is hosting a one-day workshop on ‘Trade Wars and their Impact on Global Trade and Small Economies’ on 21 November. The event is jointly organised with the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, Taipei, Taiwan.

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7 Nov 2019 | News

WTI Fellow scoops young scholar award

WTI Fellow Dr Kelly Shang was awarded the Young Scholar Award from the Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN) at its conference at the end of October.

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1 Nov 2019 | News

Professor Elisa Fornalé represents WTI in Swiss National Future Day 2019

SNSF Professor Elisa Fornalé will participate in this year’s Swiss National Future Day, held on 14 November, that supports school children in choosing a future career.

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31 Oct 2019 | News

Peter Van den Bossche delivers lecture on WTO dispute settlement

WTI Director of Studies Professor Peter Van den Bossche gave a two-hour lecture entitled, ‘Can the WTO Dispute Settlement System Be Saved? Its successful past and uncertain future, ’at the Faculty of Law of the University of Leuven, Belgium on 28 October.

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26 Oct 2019 | News

Multilateralism at risk – fruitful debate at World Trade Forum 2019

The 2019 World Trade Forum on the topic ‘Multilateralism at Risk' has drawn to a close after two days of lively discussion.

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25 Oct 2019 | News

World Trade Forum 2019 considers threats to multilateral trading system

The 2019 World Trade Forum is underway in Bern. The two-day conference – this year on the topic ‘Multilateralism at Risk' - brings together leading trade practitioners and scholars, government officials, representatives of international and non-governmental organisations and civil society organisations.

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18 Oct 2019 | News

WTI takes part in World Resources Forum 2019

The World Trade Institute (WTI) will participate in a workshop at the World Resources Forum which is taking place in Geneva on 23 and 24 October.

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16 Oct 2019 | News

WTI directors present new book at WTO Public Forum

A new WTI title, 'The Shifting Landscape of Global Trade Governance', was launched at the WTO Public Forum on 10 October.

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10 Oct 2019 | News

WTI alumni hold annual get-together

Around 70 alumni, students and faculty of the World Trade Institute came together for a social event in Geneva on 9 October.

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10 Oct 2019 | News

WTI alumni panel held at the WTO Public Forum

The WTI organised an alumni panel at the WTO Public Forum on 9 October 2019. Alumni from different intakes participated in the discussion. The theme was ‘Tomorrow’s Trading World – Thinking Ahead for the Future Generations’.

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8 Oct 2019 | News

Chinese students from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing visit the WTI

A group of 38 students from the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, led by Prof. Xiankun Lu, visited the WTI on 7 October 2019.

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5 Oct 2019 | News

Annual get-together of WTI alumni to be held during WTO Public Forum

As in previous years the annual get-together of World Trade Institute alumni will take place in Geneva during the week of the WTO Public Forum.

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4 Oct 2019 | News

WTI faculty member delivers Brexit agriculture lecture in London

On 2 October WTI faculty member Christian Häberli delivered a Masterclass Guest Lecture to the UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), entitled ‘GB Agriculture: Climate-smart AND WTO-compatible?’.

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4 Oct 2019 | News

Peter Van den Bossche lectures at Chinese conferences

World Trade Institute (WTI) Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche has completed a lecture tour in China where he addressed conferences on international law in Beijing and Haikou.

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26 Sep 2019 | News

Peter Van den Bossche speaks on WTO Appellate Body crisis at Leiden law conference

World Trade Institute Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche delivered a keynote lecture on ‘The WTO Appellate Body Crisis: Lessons for the Governance of International Adjudication?’ at Leiden University in the Netherlands on 21 September.

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24 Sep 2019 | News

TIISA annual conference and PhD workshop held at WTI

The first annual conference of the transnational Jean Monnet Network of Trade and Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) took place at the World Trade Institute (WTI) on 20-21 September.

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20 Sep 2019 | News

Malaysian academic delegation discuss cooperation during WTI visit

The World Trade Institute (WTI) was pleased to welcome a delegation from the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS) of the National University of Malaysia on 17 September.

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