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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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13 Apr 2022 | News

A Selection of Peter van den Bossche's April Activities

The WTI's Director of Studies has engaged in several activities this month. Of special mention are his participation at the 13th Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) International Moot Court Competition 2022.

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28 Feb 2022 | News

The WTI stands in Solidarity with Ukraine and its People

The news of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has left us shocked and we are following the latest developments with great concern and a heavy heart. The WTI strongly condemns the attack on Ukraine's sovereignty.

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22 Feb 2022 | News

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

This summer school will take place from 8 – 19 August 2022 at the University of Bern. It is co-organised by the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research and the WTI.

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1 Feb 2022 | News

A New Global Impact Association (GIA) Scholarship in Honour of MILE 14 Alumna Nathalie Diaz Asmat

The Global Impact Association (GIA) is offering an additional scholarship in 2022, honouring the legacy of late MILE 14 alumna Nathalie Diaz Asmat from Peru.

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25 Jan 2022 | News

Peter Van den Bossche gives an Interview to the Université Catholique de Lille's Global Business Law Society

In the interview, Prof. Van den Bossche, who served as judge of the World Trade Organization's Appellate Body between 2009 and 2019, talks about a variety of topics, including his impressive professional and academic career.

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19 Jan 2022 | News

Recap of the "Digital Trade in the Post-COVID World" Online Conference

On 17 and 18 January 2022, the World Trade Institute (WTI), in cooperation with the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER) and the Asian Center for WTO & International Health Law and Policy, National Taiwan University College of Law, hosted a two-day online conference focusing on ways digital trade in …

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15 Dec 2021 | News

The Fifth Edition of the best-selling "The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization" is finally available!

This book has been the prime textbook of choice for teachers and students for many years due to its clear and detailed explanation of the basic principles of the multilateral trading system and the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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14 Dec 2021 | News

Prof. Peter Van den Bossche discusses the Aftermath of the Postponement of the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12)

The interview took place on 8 December 2021 and was livestreamed on the Facbook page of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru (PUCP).

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13 Dec 2021 | News

Successful Roundtable Discussion marks the Conclusion of the WTI’s latest PhD Course

On Friday, 10 December 2021, a roundtable discussion on the future of the multilateral trading system featuring ambassadors, high-level trade policy makers, negotiators, and academics marked the concluding part of Dr. Maarten Smeets’ PhD course “Trade Negotiations & Techniques”.

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9 Dec 2021 | News

The newly founded WTI Alumni Association (WTIAA) has successfully hosted its first General Assembly

The first General Assembly meeting of the newly founded WTI Alumni Association (WTIAA) took place on 4 December 2021. Around 30 alumni from all over the world participated.

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24 Nov 2021 | News

Prof. Peter Van den Bossche is presented with the Indonesian Translation of "The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization"

The version of Peter Van den Bossche's and Werner Zdouc's book in Bahasa Indonesia is 1502 pages long.

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23 Nov 2021 | News

Recent November Activities by Prof. Peter Van den Bossche

In the second half of November, the WTI's Director of Studies engaged in a number of activities, some of which you can read about below.

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17 Nov 2021 | News

Fall 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 "What (Not) to Expect from MC12?".

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15 Nov 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche participates in the Friends of Multilateralism Group (FMG)'s Online Brainstorming on the WTO Appellate Body

The WTI's Director of studies acted as speaker in this on-invitation-only event to discuss possible solutions to the WTO Appellate Body crisis.

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2 Nov 2021 | News

Interview with Peter Van den Bossche for "Rendez-vous" on Swiss Radio SRF 1

The WTI's Director of Studies shared his views and opinions on the newly-found solution for the conflict on mutual tariffs for steel and aluminium between the EU and the US.

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1 Nov 2021 | News

Happy 20th Anniversary, ACWL!

For this special occasion, the ACWL (Adisory Centre on WTO Law) held a webinar titled "Achievements for Developing Countries and LDCs and Challenges ahead" on 28 October 2021.

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18 Oct 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche appears on the latest Episode of The Rodolfo Rivas Project

The WTI's Director of Studies is the latest guest on The Rodolfo Rivas Project, a pocast series featuring conversations with individuals in International Geneva and beyond. Currently, the podcast is in its third season.

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5 Oct 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche gives Keynote Address at the Launch of the Book "Rethinking, Repackaging, and Rescuing World Trade Law in the Post-Pandemic Era"

On 1 October 2021, at the 2021 WTO Public Forum in Geneva, Peter Van den Bossche gave the keynote address at the launch of the book "Rethinking, Repackaging, and Rescuing World Trade Law in the Post-Pandemic Era".

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28 Sep 2021 | News

Some of Peter Van den Bossche's September Activities

The WTI's Director of Studies engaged in several activities this last month. Of special mention are his participation at the 22nd Global Conference on Environmental Taxation and the introduction of his seminar at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

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