18 Jun 2017

WTI Director of Studies delivers talk at Swiss embassy reception

Peter Van den Bossche, Director of Studies at the WTI, delivered a trade lecture at a reception at the Swiss embassy in Delhi on 15 June, entitled The World Trade Organization in the Face of Anti-Globalisation and Economic Nationalism.

Around 70 guests attended the presentation. They included all the students and faculty members of the Joint Academy, WTI alumni in India, faculty and research staff of the Centre for WTO Studies, high level government officials, and academics and practitioners working in the field of trade law and policy.j

The event was held to mark the staging of the fourth Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy organised by the WTI and the Centre for WTO Studies (CWS) of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade.

The Joint Academy was established in 2014 to provide law students and legal professionals in India with an opportunity to increase their knowledge of trade regulation and governance issues.

The 2017 Joint Academy runs from 5 to 30 June.