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28 Sep 2022 | Event

Slow violence, gender, climate agency - Prof Fornalé at the 2022 Diversity Research Lecture Series

WTI and SNSF Professor Elisa Fornalé will be speaking at the 2022 Diversity Research Lecture Series of the University of Bern.

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27 Sep 2022 | News

Trade negotiation training in Uzbekistan

In the week of 19-23 September, Maarten Smeets (PhD) conducted a 25-hour course on trade negotiations and negotiating techniques at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED), jointly organized by the World Trade Institute and the WTO Chairholder, Prof. Dr. Umid YAKUBKHODJAEV.

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24 Sep 2022 | Publication

WTI's Alumna and PhD candidate Yuliia Kucheriava publishes: "Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: A WTO Perspective"

A new article in Global Trade and Customs Journal, written by our very own MILE 19 alumna and PhD candidate, Yuliia Kucheriava

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22 Sep 2022 | News

WTI's Dr. Iryna Bogdanova on "Unilateral Sanctions in the Context of Russia-Ukraine War: Their Legality and Legitimacy"

Dr. Iryna Bogdanova of the World Trade Institute spoke at an international conference on the War in Ukraine, organised by the University of Haifa.

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22 Sep 2022 | Event

Join a new GEG lecture on Wednesday, October 5

Antony Taubman, Director, Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division, WTO joins us at the World Trade Institute for a lecture on: ‘Solidarity as a Practical Craft: Putting the WTO MC12 Pandemic Outcomes to Work’.

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21 Sep 2022 | News

Prof. Van de Bossche on the International Expert Group (IEG) on Trade-Related Climate Measure, at the Launch Ceremony of the WTO Chair ... and much more

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20 Sep 2022 | News

Call for donations: "Nathalie Diaz Asmat scholarship" for Latin American students

In collaboration with the Global Impact Association, join us in supporting and honouring the memory of WTI's Alumna Nathalie Diaz. Donate today to the scholarship on her name, and help a young Latin American student to join the WTI and kick-start a successful career in international trade.

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16 Sep 2022 | News

Could a WTO Accession "lock in" Uzbekistan's still rather timid Agricultural Reform for 2030?

Three days of interesting debates between academics, policy-makers, agricultural production and trade specialists, from 6 to 8 September 2022 in Tashkent.

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16 Sep 2022 | News

Opening of the Black Sea Grain Corridor (August 2022)

The report of the third outcome of the project "Repairing Broken Food Trade Routes Ukraine-Africa" is published today

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15 Sep 2022 | News

WTI Alumni? Join the next Get-Together in Geneva

Calling all WTI Alumni out there! Alumni in Geneva? Alumni visiting the WTO Public Forum? Join us for an exclusive reception on September 28, 19:00. Your chance to meet again, network and have fun around a glass of wine and some nice food.

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14 Sep 2022 | News

2021 Annual Report of the World Trade Institute

The 2021 edition of the World Trade Institute's Annual Report is now available to download.

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30 Aug 2022 | News

"Globalisation under stress": the World Trade Institute at Unibe Night of Research

The World Trade Institute (WTI) and the Institute for European and International Economic Law (IEW) will be showcasing their research, through an interactive game, at the "Night of Research" organised by the University of Bern.

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30 Aug 2022 | News

Short-term training completed at the UWED on the WTO Agreements on TBT and SPS

The WTI completes a training on WTO Agreements in Tashkent, Uzbekistan at the University of World Economy and Diplomacy (UWED), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

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23 Aug 2022 | News

Visit of the Indonesian Ambassador to Switzerland and Indonesian Parliamentary Delegation

On August 19, a delegation of the Indonesian People Consultative Assembly (MPR) visited the University of Bern and the World Trade Institute, accompanied by the Ambassador, Prof. Muliaman Hadad.

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9 Aug 2022 | News

Dr. Christian Häberli on the dangerous grain delivery from Ukraine to Turkey

Swiss national television (SRF) interviews WTI's Fellow and Lecturer, Dr. Christian Häberli.

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2 Aug 2022 | News

Wheat shipments to Egypt: deeper look

Report of the second outcome of the project "Repairing Broken Food Trade Routes Ukraine – Africa". It provides a deeper overview on wheat imports to Egypt and highlights share of Ukrainian origin; one more short presentation covers Crude oil and wheat/corn price dynamics in 2022 with comments on main influencing …

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28 Jul 2022 | News

Alumni and students get together to launch the WTI Alumni Association's Geneva Chapter

On 18 July 2022, the WTI and WTI Alumni Association (WTIAA) invited WTI alumni, students and faculty members for a get-together on the premises of the WTI Advisors in Geneva.

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25 Jul 2022 | News

SIEL Newsletter No. 51 (Summer 2022)

In this edition of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) Newsletter, Peter Van den Bossche, WTI Director of Studies and President of SIEL, writes a commentary entitled "The WTO Lives … to Fight Another Day". Here is a sneak preview:

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21 Jul 2022 | Publication

First results are out: initial market survey on main agrifood exports from Ukraine to Africa

Report of the first outcome of the project "Repairing Broken Food Trade Routes Ukraine – Africa". It provides an amazing overview of the pre-war Ukraine's exports of wheat, barley, corn and sunflower oil.

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27 Jun 2022 | News

WTI Closing Ceremony (Class of 2022) with WTO's Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard

Last Friday, 24 June, we celebrated the graduation of 22 MILE and TRAIL+ students. As keynote guest speaker, we had the honour to welcome WTO's Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard. She delivered a keynote speech on the role of multilateralism in a world of polycrisis. In her speech, DDG Ellard tackled …

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