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16 Apr 2019 | Event

Enhancing “safe, orderly and regular migration”: Human rights protection for migrant workers at the intersection of multiple normative frameworks

This guest lecture by Prof. Elisa Fornalé took place in the context of the course on International Economic Law and the Pursuit of Core Societal Values.

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11 Apr 2019 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles

MILE 14 alumna from Indonesia, Alvita Chen, tells the WTI about her position as Senior Manager for Corporate Affairs at GOJEK, and how the MILE helped her learn the key role of MSMEs in driving sustainable economic development.

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8 Apr 2019 | Event

The Relationship Between Trade and Competition Law

A Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture by Prof. Robert Anderson, Counsellor in the Intellectual Property, Government Procurement and Competition Division of the Secretariat of the WTO.

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5 Apr 2019 | News

Is WTO reform feasible? Lessons from political science research

A summary by Anvar Rahmetov of Prof. Manfred Elsig's speech at the 3 April Trade Lecture Sessions @ the WTO, organized by the Embassy of Israel in Switzerland.

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5 Apr 2019 | News

Chinese investors: underestimated fears, unsustainable economic policy

Prof. Damian Raess' article "Die Ängste vor chinesischen Investoren werden unterschätzt" was published online in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) on 3 April 2019.

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4 Apr 2019 | News

Updated 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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3 Apr 2019 | Event

Small is Beautiful: What does the current special and differential treatment discussion mean for small states?

Matthew Wilson, Chief of Staff and Chief Adviser to the Executive Director, International Trade Centre (ITC), delivered a Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture. His PowerPoint presentation is now available.

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2 Apr 2019 | Event

International Economic Law and National Policies to Address Climate Change?

This guest lecture by Dr. Ilaria Espa took place in the context of the course on International Economic Law and the Pursuit of Core Societal Values.

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28 Mar 2019 | Event

How Does WTO Dispute Settlement Really Work?

This guest lecture by Dr. Christian Häberli, Senior Fellow at the WTI, took place in the context of the course on International Economic Dispute Resolution.

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26 Mar 2019 | Event

Loan conversions and currency mismatches: Undoing Swiss franc mortgage loans in Eastern Europe

A Brown Bag Seminar delivered by Dr. Pinar Yeşin, Economic Advisor at the Swiss National Bank and an Economics Lecturer at the University of Zurich.

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22 Mar 2019 | News

International Bachelor Summer School for Climate Change Research: Confronting Climate Change – from Science to Policy

This summer school will take place from 5 – 16 August 2019 at the University of Bern. It is co-organized by the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research and the WTI.

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21 Mar 2019 | Event

Experiences with investors from China in the German industry: Results from an empirical study in 2017

A Brown Bag Seminar by Wolfgang Müller. This was the second of a two-part Brown Bag seminar on the topic of "The Political Economy of Chinese Investment in Europe".

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20 Mar 2019 | Event

New Developments in Services Trade II

Pierre Sauvé, Senior Trade Specialist in the Geneva office of the World Bank Group, delivered his second Global Economic Governance Seminar Series lecture on the topic of services trade.

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19 Mar 2019 | News

World Trade Forum 2019 Call for Papers

This Book Track - Call for Papers is on the topic of "International Economic Dispute Settlement: Demise or Transformation". Papers that are selected are expected to be published as part of an edited volume (World Trade Forum Series, Cambridge University Press).

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14 Mar 2019 | News

Recap: CLISEL conference

The conference on “Connecting environmental changes and human mobility as a way to draw new maps of knowledge” took place from 3–6 March 2019 at the Congress Centre Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland.

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11 Mar 2019 | Publication

The Demand-Side Politics of China’s Global Buying Spree: Individual Attitudes toward Chinese Inward FDI Flows in Comparative Perspective

WTI Working Paper 02/2019 by SNSF Professor Damian Raess investigates public opinion toward Chinese FDI inflows in Switzerland. Prof. Raess delivered a Brown Bag Seminar on 12 March at the WTI on the same topic.

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6 Mar 2019 | Event

Strengthening and Modernizing the WTO

Stephen de Boer, Canada's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the WTO, delivered a lecture to a full house at the WTI on Wednesday. His seminar was a part of the WTI's Global Economic Governance Seminar Series.

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5 Mar 2019 | News

WTI signs MoU with Amity University

Prof Peter Van den Bossche and Prof Gurinder Singh signed the MoU during the INBUSH ERA World Summit 2019 at Amity University India in February.

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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

Stephen de Boer, Canada's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the WTO, delivered a lecture to a full house at the WTI on Wednesday. His seminar was a part of the WTI's Global Economic Governance Seminar Series.

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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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