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26 Feb 2021 | News

"WTO and its Role in Reducing the Economic Shock of the Pandemic": Latest Article by WTI Alumna Urvi Tembey

The article was published by the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), ranked in the Top 20 think tanks worldwide by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Programme (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania.

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24 Feb 2021 | News

Video Message from Peter Van den Bossche

Peter Van den Bossche, WTI Director of Studies, has recorded a video message for the participants of this year's John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition which starts today with the All American Regional Round.

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21 Feb 2021 | News

Winter 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 "Will 2021 be better?".

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8 Feb 2021 | News

Latest News from the WTI

In January and early February 2021, Peter Van den Bossche, WTI Director of Studies, engaged in two teaching activities, in both of which he was joined by WTI External Faculty member Paolo Vergano, WTI Academic Coordinator Rodrigo Polanco and WTI PhD student Umid Yakubkhodjaev.

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25 Jan 2021 | News

2021 SIEL Global Conference: Call for Papers and Panels

The Seventh Biennial Global Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) will take place as a virtual conference in collaboration with Bocconi University, Milan / Italy, on 8-10 July 2021.

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22 Jan 2021 | News

Strategie Nachhaltige Entwicklung 2030 des Bundesrates: Herausforderungen und Chancen?

Am 2. Februar 2021 findet das erste Treffen (als Web-Event) des Schweiz-UNO-Clubs statt. Dabei handelt es sich um eine Reihe von informellen Treffen, die sich der Thematik des Multilateralismus widmen. Das Thema dieses ersten Treffens wird «Strategie Nachhaltige Entwicklung 2030 der Schweiz: Herausforderungen und Chancen» sein.

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20 Jan 2021 | News

(CLOSED) We are hiring!

The WTI is looking for a Student Assistant for the Graduate School (up to 20%). The starting date for this position is 1 April 2021 (negotiable).

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18 Jan 2021 | News

20th Edition of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition: Call for Case Authors

ELSA International is opening a call for the Case Authors of the 20th edition of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition. Academic or practitioners of WTO Law are welcome to send a Case proposal for the next edition of the Competition.

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15 Jan 2021 | News

Election results for the Committee of the WTI Alumni Association

The elections for the establishment of a Founding Working Committee for the creation of the WTI Alumni Association have been completed with a participation rate of 37% of the WTI’s MILE, TRAIL+ and PhD alumni.

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13 Jan 2021 | News

Information about the third phase of the WTO Chairs Programme - Application Deadline extended

The Knowledge and Information Management, Academic Outreach and WCP Programme Division of the WTO is preparing the third phase of the WTO Chairs Programme (WCP), scheduled to be launched in 2021.

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11 Jan 2021 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Syed Shakeel Shah

MILE 5 graduate Syed Shakeel Shah from Pakistan, Director of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Institute (CAREC) in Urumqi, talks about his professional journey and the benefits he gained from pursuing the MILE programme at the World Trade Institute. This interview is part of our Alumni profiles series.

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7 Jan 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche delivers Online Lecture at International Virtual Conference

On 5 January 2021, WTI Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche gave an online lecture on "Trade Practices and Legislation in the EU: Are They Restricting Free Market Opportunities" at the Palm Oil Trade Fair and Seminar 2021 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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6 Jan 2021 | News

World Trade Review: Call for Proposals for Special Issues

The World Trade Review (WTR), whose editorial team consists of Mona Pinchis-Paulsen, Manfred Elsig, Joseph Francois and Peter Van den Bossche, intends to publish at least one special issue a year and will give preference to proposals for special issues of papers presented at inter- or transdisciplinary workshops or conferences.

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28 Dec 2020 | News

Information about Model WTO 2021

Organised by a team of students from the University of St. Gallen since its first edition in 1997, the Model WTO conference has established itself as the biggest simulation of negotiations of the WTO in the world, with the participation of 72 international students and the assistance of a prestigious ...

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24 Dec 2020 | News

Season's Greetings - Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for 2021 from the WTI

The WTI wishes you and your loved ones Happy Holidays and all the best for 2021.

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15 Dec 2020 | News

The European Union’s First Bilateral Trade Dispute - Final Ruling with WTI support

For the first time, the European Union has used a bilateral trade agreement to ensure its market access rights. After Covid restrictions preventing expediency and public hearings for almost a year, an Arbitration Panel has now recognised the right of Ukraine to regulate the management of its forest sector sustainably, ...

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9 Dec 2020 | News

Taiwan’s Deputy-Minister of Economic Affairs gives a Global Economic Governance (GEG) lecture to WTI students and staff

On Monday, 7 December 2020, Mr. Chern-Chyi Chen, Taiwan’s Deputy-Minister of Economic Affairs, spoke to the WTI Master’s students and staff as part of the institute’s Global Economic Governance (GEG) Seminar Series.

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7 Dec 2020 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Martin Baumgartner

MILE 10 graduate Martin Baumgartner who is currently working on free trade agreements in the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), talks about his professional journey and the benefits he gained from pursuing the MILE programme at the World Trade Institute. This interview is part of our Alumni profiles ...

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7 Dec 2020 | News

Latest Activities by WTI Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche - December 2020

In early December, Peter Van den Bossche, the WTI's Director of Studies, participated in two online events. Find more details about these events below.

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3 Dec 2020 | News

Aylin Yildiz receives a scholarship for the 79th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association (ILA)

Aylin Yildiz, PhD student in Law at the WTI and member of the WTI Gender Team, has successfully applied and received a scholarship for the 79th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association (ILA).

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