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3 Sep 2021 | News

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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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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