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24 Aug 2021 | News

Results of the 2021 WTI Moot Court Competition

On 19 and 20 July 2021, the MILE 21 and TRAIL+4 students put months’ worth of preparation to the test in the WTI Moot Court competition, which was held online instead of at the WTO premises like in previous years.

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2 Aug 2021 | News

The 2020-21 Advanced Master Programmes have come to an end

After an intense academic year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020-21 MILE and TRAIL+ students were officially bid farewell at a COVID-19 conform Closing Ceremony at the Silva Casa Auditorium of the WTI. After the Ceremony, the students who were in Bern and some WTI staff members gathered to …

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12 Jul 2021 | News

Recap of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)'s 7th Global Conference

From Wednesday, 7 to Friday 9 July 2021, the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) held its Seventh Global Conference. The central theme of the Conference, hosted by Bocconi University, Milan, was Rethinking Global Economic Governance.

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28 Jun 2021 | News

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2021 John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition’s Final Round!

For the first time ever, a team from Sri Lanka won the Final Round of the competition. Mr. Avishka Jayaweera, Ms. Adithya Ramanitharan, Mr. Sandun Batagoda and Ms. Saheli Wikramanayake were coached by Harish Balakrishnan and Harrison Mbori and represented the University of Colombo. The team was also awarded the …

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25 Jun 2021 | News

Recap: 'Talk on the WTO Reforms and on the Future of the Multilateral Trading System'

On the occasion of the 7th Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy, organised by the World Trade Institute (WTI) and the Centre for WTO Studies of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (CWS), the Embassy of Switzerland to India and Bhutan hosted a webinar on the WTO reforms …

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24 Jun 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche delivers Opening Lecture of UNITAR-organised Online Course on WTO Dispute Settlement

On 23 June 2021, WTI Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche gave the opening lecture of the online course on Solving Disputes at the WTO for Developing Countries, organised by the New York Office of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

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24 Jun 2021 | News

Roundtable on Trade, Climate Change and SDGs

On 23 June 2021, the WTI, together with the State’s Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) of the University of Bern, hosted a roundtable discussion on trade, climate change and the SDGs.

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21 Jun 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche participates as a Lead Discussant of a Paper in an Online Workshop organised by Leiden University and City University of Hong Kong

On 17 June 2021, the WTI's Director of Studies Peter Van den Bossche participated as a lead discussant of a paper on The Settlement of Tax Disputes by the WTO presented by Luca Rubini in an online workshop on The Settlement of Tax and Tax Treaty Disputes by International Courts …

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8 Jun 2021 | News

Spring 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 "Rethinking Global Economic Governance!".

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14 May 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche participates in a webinar discussion on "WTO Perspectives after the Storm: the EU and the US Biden Administration"

The webinsar was held on 12 May 2021. Together with the WTI Director of Studies, participants included Dr. Ignacio Garcia-Bercero, Director, DG Trade, European Commission, Prof. Giovanna Adinolfi, Università degli Studi di Milano, Prof. Elisa Baroncini, Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, and Prof. Andrea Gattini, Università degli Studi di …

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7 May 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche acts as Panelist in the West and East Asia Regional Round of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition

The West and South Regional Round of the 19th edition of the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition ended this week. Now the selected teams have time to prepare for the Final Oral Round that will take place online from 23 to 27 June.

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26 Apr 2021 | News

Peter Van den Bossche delivers Online Lecture at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ)

On Friday, 23 April 2021, Peter Van den Bossche, the WTI's Director of Studies, gave an online lecture at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) in Ecuador.

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20 Apr 2021 | News

Launch of the Global Impact Association (GIA)

The newly launched Global Impact Association (GIA) aims to contribute to a better, more sustainable and inclusive system, by developing world-class trade professionals and scholars. Special attention is given to students from low and middle-income countries.

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16 Apr 2021 | News

April Activites by Peter Van den Bossche

The WTI's Director of Studies recently engaged in two activities in India and Belgium, which he attended and delivered online.

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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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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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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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16 Oct 2020 | News

How has the world of education adapted to the process of Digitalisation?

On 9 October 2020, Peter Van den Bossche, the WTI's Director of Studies, presented the WTI's TRAIL+ (LL.M.) programme during the second session of the "Career Launch Initiative" organised by the European Law Students' Association (ELSA).

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