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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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6 Jul 2021 | News

Reminder: Register for the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)'s Seventh Global Conference

From 7 to 9 July 2021, the biggest event of the year on the international economic law agenda: the Global SIEL Conference on Rethinking Global Economic Governance!

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2 Jul 2021 | News

Prof. Elisa Fornalé appointed as Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Committee focusing on the Protection of Affected Persons in the Context of Sea Level Rise.

On 30 June 2021, Prof. Elisa Fornalé hosted the virtual meeting on "Statehood and International Legal Personality" of the International Law Association (ILA) Committee on International Law and Sea Level Rise. Prof. Fornalé has recently been appointed as Co-Rapporteur of the ILA Committee focusing on the protection of affected persons …

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1 Jul 2021 | News

The Second Edition of the best-selling "Essentials of WTO Law" is out now!

The book, which was co-authored by Denise Prevost, Assistant Professor at Maastricht University's Faculty of Law, and Peter Van den Bossche, the WTI's Director of Studies, provides the readers with an overview of the substantive rules and institutional arrangements of the WTO.

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28 Jun 2021 | News

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2021 John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition’s Final Round!

For the first time ever, a team from Sri Lanka won the Final Round of the competition. Mr. Avishka Jayaweera, Ms. Adithya Ramanitharan, Mr. Sandun Batagoda and Ms. Saheli Wikramanayake were coached by Harish Balakrishnan and Harrison Mbori and represented the University of Colombo. The team was also awarded the …

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25 Jun 2021 | News

Register for the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)'s Seventh Global Conference

From 7 to 9 July 2021, the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) organises its Seventh Global Conference. Previous SIEL conferences were held in Washington D.C. (2018), Johannesburg (2016), Bern (2014), Singapore (2012), Barcelona (2010), and Geneva (2008). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held online.

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25 Jun 2021 | News

Recap: 'Talk on the WTO Reforms and on the Future of the Multilateral Trading System'

On the occasion of the 7th Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy, organised by the World Trade Institute (WTI) and the Centre for WTO Studies of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (CWS), the Embassy of Switzerland to India and Bhutan hosted a webinar on the WTO reforms …

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24 Jun 2021 | News

Roundtable on Trade, Climate Change and SDGs

On 23 June 2021, the WTI, together with the State’s Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern, hosted a roundtable discussion on trade, climate change and the SDGs.

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24 Jun 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche delivers Opening Lecture of UNITAR-organised Online Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

On 23 June 2021, WTI Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche gave the opening lecture of the online course on Solving Disputes at the WTO for Developing Countries, organised by the New York Office of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

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23 Jun 2021 | News

Check out Arthur Appleton's recent Interview with BBC World Business Report

In this interview, Appleton talks about whether employers should be able to require that employees be vaccinated before they return to the office.

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21 Jun 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche participates as a Lead Discussant of a Paper in an Online Workshop organised by Leiden University and City University of Hong Kong

On 17 June 2021, the WTI's Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche participated as a lead discussant of a paper on The Settlement of Tax Disputes by the WTO presented by Luca Rubini in an online workshop on The Settlement of Tax and Tax Treaty Disputes by International Courts …

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17 Jun 2021 | News

The WTI is now Part of the International Gender Champions (IGC) Network.

The International Gender Champions (IGC) is a leadership network that brings together female & male decision-makers determined to break down gender barriers and make gender equality a working reality in their spheres of influence. The initiative was co-founded by former UN Geneva Director-General Michael Møller, former US Ambassador to the …

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9 Jun 2021 | News

Inauguration of the 7th WTI-CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy

On 7 June 2021, the Inauguration of the WTI-CWS Joint Academy took place with a welcome address by Prof. Abhijit Das, Head of the Centre for WTO Studies and Prof. Manfred Elsig, Deputy Managing Director of the World Trade Institute.

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9 Jun 2021 | News

New SNSF Funded Research Project: "Gender Equality in the Mirror (GEM): Clothing the Invisibility of Women’s Participation at International Level"

The pandemic has made it clear how current structures of power risk perpetuating gender inequality and that the underrepresentation of women is no longer sustainable. Instead, it is imperative to understand the normative implications of participatory rights, how affirmative actions can foster and/or undermine participation, and how institutional practices still …

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8 Jun 2021 | News

Spring 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 "Rethinking Global Economic Governance!".

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2 Jun 2021 | News

WTI Alumnus BVR Subrahmanyam designated as India's new Commerce Secretary

On Thursday, 27 May 2021, the Indian government appointed BVR Subrahmanyam as new commerce secretary. He will assume his new role on 30 June 2021.

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2 Jun 2021 | News

New WTI Research Project: Trade and Democracy (TRADEM)

How are trade and democracy related? The TRADEM project researches the interconnections between trade agreements and democracy. In particular, it aims to examine more closely how trade agreements affect democratic institutions and processes.

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