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7 Oct 2021 | News

Prof. Elisa Fornalé's October Activities

In the month of October, Prof. Elisa Fornalé has participated in a webinar organised by the University of Trento and is scheduled to act as panelist in an event organised by the American branch of the International Law Association.

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5 Oct 2021 | News

WTI Alumnas present their Research at Cybersecurity Law and Policy Scholars Conference (CLPSC)

On 1 October 2021, Iryna Bogdanova and María Vásquez Callo-Müller presented their research on the use and legality of unilateral cyber sanctions at the first Cybersecurity Law and Policy Scholars Conference (CLPSC) hosted by the University of Minnesota Law School.

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5 Oct 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche gives Keynote Address at the Launch of the Book "Rethinking, Repackaging, and Rescuing World Trade Law in the Post-Pandemic Era"

On 1 October 2021, at the 2021 WTO Public Forum in Geneva, Peter Van den Bossche gave the keynote address at the launch of the book "Rethinking, Repackaging, and Rescuing World Trade Law in the Post-Pandemic Era".

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29 Sep 2021 | News

The Fifth Edition of the best-selling "The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization" is out in October!

This book has been the prime textbook of choice for teachers and students for many years due to its clear and detailed explanation of the basic principles of the multilateral trading system and the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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28 Sep 2021 | News

Register for the 2021 World Trade Forum "Digital, green and open? Global Trade policy at crossroads"

The 2021 World Trade Forum, taking place on 14 and 15 October, will address lessons and implications of trade policy responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, research on digital and trade dimensions of programs to green the economy, EU external policies and prospects for plurilateral cooperation under the umbrella of the …

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28 Sep 2021 | News

Some of Peter Van den Bossche's September Activities

The WTI's Director of Studies engaged in several activities this last month. Of special mention are his participation at the 22nd Global Conference on Environmental Taxation and the introduction of his seminar at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

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22 Sep 2021 | News

Mira Burri receives an Award by the Government Council of Lucerne

On 13 September 2021, long-standing WTI External Faculty member Mira Burri received an award by the Government Council of Lucerne for all her achievements in research and teaching.

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21 Sep 2021 | News

Online now: The 2020 Annual Report of the World Trade Institute

The 2020 edition of the World Trade Institute's Annual Report is now available and can be downloaded from our website.

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20 Sep 2021 | News

The 2021-2022 MILE and TRAIL+ Programmes have officially started!

This year’s induction days for the incoming MILE and TRAIL+ students took place between 15 and 17 September.

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3 Sep 2021 | News

(CLOSED) We are hiring!

The WTI is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher (full time) In the context of a collaborative research project in the social sciences on private regulation in global supply chains. The start date is 1 November 2021 or soon thereafter.

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24 Aug 2021 | News

Results of the 2021 WTI Moot Court Competition

On 19 and 20 July 2021, the MILE 21 and TRAIL+4 students put months’ worth of preparation to the test in the WTI Moot Court competition, which was held online instead of at the WTO premises like in previous years.

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20 Aug 2021 | News

Election Results of the First Executive Committee of the WTI Alumni Association (WTIAA)

We are happy to announce the results of the elections of the first Executive Committee of the newly founded WTI Alumni Association (WTIAA).

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13 Aug 2021 | News

*** Message for the WTI Alumni ***

This is a reminder to caste your vote in the World Trade Institute (WTI) Election of the Executive Committee for the WTI Alumni Association.

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12 Aug 2021 | News

"Pandemic and the Global Economy": A Webinar Series by the WTI

In 2021, the world is still very much in the tight grips of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite large-scale vaccination campaigns all around the globe, shortage of vaccine doses in developing countries, new variants of the original virus and increasing opposition to safety measures like masks and social distancing continue to …

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3 Aug 2021 | News

Marianna Henud Cresci (MILE 20) wins the Thomas Cottier Award for Best Thesis

Marianna Henud Cresci, MILE 20 alumna from Brazil, is this year's winner of the Thomas Cottier Award for Best Thesis. This award is presented annually to one WTI student for the best thesis submitted and was set up to honour the WTI's founder and former Managing Director Prof. Emeritus Thomas …

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2 Aug 2021 | News

The 2020-21 Advanced Master Programmes have come to an end

After an intense academic year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020-21 MILE and TRAIL+ students were officially bid farewell at a COVID-19 conform Closing Ceremony at the Silva Casa Auditorium of the WTI. After the Ceremony, the students who were in Bern and some WTI staff members gathered to …

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15 Jul 2021 | News

#HerCareer Interview with WTI Alumna Akshata Limaye

Akshata Limaye (MILE 19), currently working as Consultant in the Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Programme at the International Trade Centre in Geneva, shares details about her professional life and studies with HerForum, an India-based women in law community.

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12 Jul 2021 | News

Recap of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)'s 7th Global Conference

From Wednesday, 7 to Friday 9 July 2021, the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) held its Seventh Global Conference. The central theme of the Conference, hosted by Bocconi University, Milan, was Rethinking Global Economic Governance.

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11 Jul 2021 | News

MILE Alumni share their Experiences with WTI-CWS Joint Academy Students

As part of the WTI-CWS Joint Academy on Trade Law and Policy, two MILE alumni shared their experiences as former WTI students with the participants of the Academy. The Joint Academy is organised by the WTI in cooperation with its longstanding partner, the Centre for WTO Studies of the Indian …

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7 Jul 2021 | News

Reminder - Nominations for the WTI Alumni Association

The creation of the WTI Alumni Association enters its next chapter, the nomination of several key positions within the association. These positions are: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Outreach Officer.

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