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13 Jun 2019 | News

Call for Papers: Biannual Symposium on Salient Issues in International Commercial Arbitration

The Center on International Commercial Arbitration is accepting submissions for its biannual symposium, which will be held at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. The deadline for submissions is 15 August 2019.

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12 Jun 2019 | News

Thomas Cottier delivers keynote speech at annual WTO Conference

The 31 May 2019 conference featured four panels and a final discussion. It was held at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) in London.

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11 Jun 2019 | News

Sixth WTI-CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy in Delhi

The Academy was inaugurated on 3 June 2019 by Prof. Abhijit Das, Head, Centre of WTO Studies, Prof. Peter Van den Bossche, Director of Studies, World Trade Institute, Shri. Raheev Kher, former Commerce Secretary, Government of India and Ms. Shailja Sing, Legal Consultant, Centre for WTO Studies.

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6 Jun 2019 | Event

Trade & Security Exceptionalism

Prof. Kathleen Claussen, J.D., University of Miami School of Law, delivered a Brown Bag lecture.

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4 Jun 2019 | News

Recap: WTO Appellate Review Workshop

The WTI gathered lawyers, academics and policymakers to discuss options for reforming appellate review at the WTO. Event summary by Anvar Rahmetov.

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3 Jun 2019 | News

Farewell to the WTO Appellate Body: full speech now available

On 28 May, Prof Peter Van den Bossche delivered his farewell speech to the Appellate Body at the WTO in Geneva. His full speech is available via the link in this article.

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30 May 2019 | Event

Uncertain Times Ahead: India and the Crisis at the World Trade Organization

Nitin Pai, Director of The Takshashila Institution, will be in conversation with the WTI's Prof. Peter Van den Bossche at Swissnex India.

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29 May 2019 | Event

Brexit and UK Trade Policy

A Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture by Victoria Donaldson, Legal Deputy Director at Department for International Trade, UK Government.

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28 May 2019 | Event

Peter Van den Bossche Bids Farewell to the WTO Appellate Body

On 28 May, Prof Peter Van den Bossche delivered his farewell speech to the Appellate Body at the WTO in Geneva.

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28 May 2019 | Event

Circular Economy and Trade: Why this relationship matters?

Henrique Pacini, Economic Affairs Officer at UNCTAD, delivered a Brown Bag seminar in the Anna Nussbaum Auditorium.

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24 May 2019 | News

Workshop at the WTO and seminar by Dr. Nilüfer Oral

The “Workshop on WTO Appellate Review” and a lecture by Dr. Oral on “Gender Equality in the United Nations system" took place on 24 May.

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23 May 2019 | Event

Trade, Meat, and the Environment

A Brown Bag Seminar by Dora Simon, PhD Candidate at the University of Zurich Department of Economics.

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21 May 2019 | News

Register today for the WTI’s Summer Academy 2019

The WTI’s Summer Academy 2019 runs from 3-20 June 2019. These week-long courses are designed for working professionals with limited time who are interested in international economic governance, trade and investment.

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20 May 2019 | News

Call for Papers on "Trade in Services by Mode of Supply"

The first annual Trade and Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) conference will take place at the WTI from 20-21 September 2019. The Call for Papers deadline is 22 June 2019.

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17 May 2019 | News

CLI_M_CO2 team wins distinction award in SNSF Scientific Image Competition

The CLI_M_CO2 picture "Sea Change" has been awarded a Distinction by an international jury for the category "1. Object of study".

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16 May 2019 | News

Indonesian Minister of Trade visits WTI

The Indonesian Minister of Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita, visited the WTI on Thursday 9 May 2019, where he met with WTI Directors Joseph Francois, Manfred Elsig and Michael Hahn.

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14 May 2019 | Event

International Economic Law in the Era of Big Data

This guest lecture by PD Dr.iur. Mira Burri, University of Lucerne, took place in the context of the course on International Economic Law and the Pursuit of Core Societal Values and Interests.

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13 May 2019 | Event

A Lawyer’s Perspective on WTO Law and Running a Trade Practice

This guest lecture by Paolo Vergano, Partner at FratiniVergano - European Lawyers, took place in the context of the course on International Economic Dispute Resolution.

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9 May 2019 | News

Coming up on 13 and 14 May: Guest Lectures at the WTI

Paolo Vergano’s Monday lecture “A Lawyer’s Perspective on WTO Law and Running a Trade Practice,” and Mira Burri’s Tuesday lecture “International Economic Law in the Era of Big Data” are open to the public.

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7 May 2019 | News

World Trade Forum 2019 Call for Papers

This Call for Papers is on the topic of "International Economic Dispute Settlement: Demise or Transformation". The submission deadline is 31 May 2019.

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