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18 Feb 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 on 14 November 2019 at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.

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15 Feb 2019 | Event

Coming up on 6 March: Strengthening and Modernizing the World Trade Organization

A Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture by Stephen de Boer, Canada's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the WTO. This seminar is open to the public.

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14 Feb 2019 | Publication

Adjudication of the GATT security clause: to be or not to be?

WTI Working Paper 01/2019 by Iryna Bogdanova discusses whether WTO tribunals have jurisdiction over the security clause and whether the clause is justiciable.

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7 Feb 2019 | News

WTI Conference on Dispute Settlement: Session transcripts to be released soon

Session transcripts from the WTI's 4 February 2019 conference "What Kind of Dispute Settlement for the WTO?" held at the WTO in Geneva will be released soon.

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4 Feb 2019 | News

Registration open for online CLISEL module

The March 1-15 online module “Climate Security. Training module on climate change, migration and security from the local authorities’ perspective” is intended for Italian authorities.

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21 Jan 2019 | Event

WTI Conference on 'What Kind of Dispute Settlement for the WTO?'

This conference is open to the public and will be held at the World Trade Organization in Geneva. It will feature presentations by academics, practitioners and government officials.

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14 Jan 2019 | Publication

The Return of the Home State to Investor-State Disputes: Bringing Back Diplomatic Protection?

This book, by Rodrigo Polanco, was published by Cambridge University Press in December 2018. Read the description and reviews here.

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10 Jan 2019 | News

Peter Van den Bossche honored at International Colloquium

The colloquium "Restoring Trust in Trade" was held at the Maastricht University Faculty of Law on 17 December 2018.

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7 Jan 2019 | News

Registration closes soon for the 2019-2020 MILE and TRAIL+ programmes and 2019 Winter Academy

Applications for the MILE and TRAIL+ (LL.M.) programmes are accepted until 31 January 2019. Winter Academy registration is also open, but closing soon. Apply today!

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1 Jan 2019 | News

17th Edition of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition

The 2019 JHJMCC (formerly EMC2) is based on a fictional case co-written by Rodrigo Polanco Lazo and MILE alumna Maria Corvaglia. Three current TRAIL+ students and one student from the University of Bern's Faculty of Law will participate in this year's competition.

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24 Dec 2018 | News

WTI Trade Winds Newsletter 4/2018

The final newsletter of 2018 features an introduction by Peter Van den Bossche, and is available on our website.

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19 Dec 2018 | News

Recap: Environmental Humanities Training School 2018

The CLISEL training school was an important contribution in the current debate on (multi-level) migration governance issues and brought together policy-makers, members of academia and media operators for a fruitful dialogue on these topical questions.

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14 Dec 2018 | Event

National security safeguards, trade wars and WTO dispute settlement in crisis.

This lecture by Lothar Ehring, Senior Expert in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Trade, was a part of the Global Economic Governance Seminar Series.

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12 Dec 2018 | News

TradeLawGuide: A valuable tool for students and researchers

The founder of TradeLawGuide.com spoke to students at the WTI about the website’s innovative tools for researching WTO law. MILE 19 student, Daniil Orlov, told us how the website will benefit him in his studies.

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11 Dec 2018 | Event

Global Economic Governance Seminar Series: China and the multilateral trading system

By Hong Zhao, Member of the WTO Appellate Body.

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7 Dec 2018 | News

Recap: TP1 Workshop

Panelists Anqi Wang and Sean Stacy gave their input regarding the 30 November TP1 Workshop, which featured a speech by Prof. Bart Kerremans on Transatlantic Trade Relations in the Trump Era: Will the 2018 Mid-Elections Make a Difference?

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6 Dec 2018 | News

CLISEL to train local authorities at upcoming Environmental Humanities Training School 2018

CLISEL will deliver a training module for local authorities on the topic of “Migration governance issues: Local authorities at the front line in times of climate change and security.”

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4 Dec 2018 | Event

Migration, Trade and the Global Economy

On 8 December, Prof. em. Thomas Cottier and Amanda Bisong (MILE 12 alumna) will present at this side event of the Intergovernmental Conference to Adopt the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, which takes place in Marrakesh.

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3 Dec 2018 | Event

Global Economic Governance Seminar Series: Negotiation and decision- making in the WTO II

By Victor do Prado, Director of Council and TNC Division at the WTO. To see all of our past lectures in this series, please visit the Special Lectures section of our website, available under the Outreach tab.

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21 Nov 2018 | News

Recap: Conference on Big Data and Trade

by Clarence Siziba, WTI PhD researcher. The Conference on Big Data and Global Trade Law took place at the University of Lucerne, from 16-17 November 2018.

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20 Nov 2018 | Event

India and the Multilateral Trading System

By Ujal Singh Bhatia, Chairman of the WTO Appellate Body. This lecture was a part of the Global Economic Governance Seminar Series. This series is open to the public.

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16 Nov 2018 | Event

Data flows restrictions and GATS security exception

Brown Bag Seminar by Martina Francesca Ferracane

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13 Nov 2018 | Event

Switzerland and the multilateral trading system

This lecture by H.E. Didier Chambovey, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Switzerland to WTO, was a part of the WTI's Global Economic Governance Seminar Series. These lectures are open to the public.

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7 Nov 2018 | Event

Thomas Graham (WTO Appellate Body): The US and the multilateral trading system

This lecture is a part of the Global Economic Governance Seminar Series and is open to the public.

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6 Nov 2018 | Event

Negotiation and decision-making in the WTO I

By Victor do Prado, Director of Council and TNC Division at the WTO. This lecture is open to the public.

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5 Nov 2018 | News

Learning That There Is No ‘Edge of the World’: The Pacific Islands, Climate Change and our Common Concern

Aylin Yildiz, doctoral candidate as a part of the CLI_M_CO2 project at the WTI, spent three months in Fiji and Samoa to investigate climate-induced migration.

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1 Nov 2018 | Event

Brown Bag Seminar by Marion Jansen and Olga Solleder: SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018: Business Ecosystems for the Digital Age

The second WTI Brown Bag Seminar of the fall semester will take place in the Silva Casa Auditorium.

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30 Oct 2018 | Event

Global Economic Governance Seminar Series Lecture 'Defending Development: The Politics of Developing Country Coalitions at the WTO'

By Shree Servansing, Member of the WTO Appellate Body

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29 Oct 2018 | News

WTI hosts mid-career training course for Indian government officials

For the second time, the WTI organised a mid-career training of officials from the Indian Trade Service, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of the Government of India, jointly with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad.

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25 Oct 2018 | Event

Brown Bag Seminar on 1 November by Marion Jansen and Olga Solleder: SME Competitiveness Outlook 2018: Business Ecosystems for the Digital Age

The second WTI Brown Bag Seminar of the fall semester will take place in the Silva Casa Auditorium.

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23 Oct 2018 | News

Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to CH and LI kicks off Global Economic Governance Seminar Series

The 22 October lecture was the first in the 2018/2019 school year seminar series, which features lectures by Ambassadors, Appellate Body Members, professors and other experts in the field of international trade.

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16 Oct 2018 | News

The WTI's Global Economic Governance Seminar Series

This series features expert lecturers speaking on the topics of international trade, finance, development and more, and is open to the public.

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8 Oct 2018 | News

Interdisciplinary at its best: Rainbow trout, musicology and international trade

Sebastian Klotz, research fellow and doctoral candidate at the WTI, presented at the University of Bern event: “8x8’ – Young Researchers present”

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5 Oct 2018 | News

Privacy and Consumer Protection in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Rodrigo Polanco was on the panel of Session 82 at the World Trade Organization Public Forum 2018. The panel focused on personal data protection and AI.

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1 Oct 2018 | News

MILE alumnus and WTI research fellow becomes AIPPI Executive Director

Dr. Arno Hold accepted the appointment of Executive Director of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). His appointment began 27 August 2018.

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27 Sep 2018 | Event

Press Release: World Trade Forum 2018

The press release for the 2018 World Trade Forum is now available. The event takes place from 28 - 29 September at the EUI in Florence. Registration is still open.

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24 Sep 2018 | News

Class gets underway for the 2018-2019 MILE and TRAIL+ programmes

This year’s MILE and TRAIL+ students officially began their courses on 17 September, starting with Global Political Economy, International Economics and International Trade Regulation.

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20 Sep 2018 | News

Call for Applications: Environmental Humanities Training School 2018

The CLISEL training school focuses on "Loss, Damage and Mobility in the context of Climate Change", and takes place in Naples, Italy from 12-14 December.

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7 Sep 2018 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Diego Ures

MILE 7 Alumnus, Diego Ures, tells the WTI about his current position as a partner at Sidera Consult and how the MILE benefited him in his career path.

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30 Aug 2018 | News

Book Launch at the WTO Public Forum

The official book launch of the Elgar Encyclopedia of International Economic Law will take place at the WTO Public Forum on October 4th, 2018 from 13.00-14.00 in the Atrium.

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