The World Trade Forum is an annual event co-organised by the World Trade Institute each autumn to discuss a topic related to the world trading system.
World Trade Forum
Where trade experts convene
World Trade Forum 2019
The World Trade Forum 2019 will take place from
25-26 October 2019 in Bern, Switzerland.
This year's theme is "Multilateralism at Risk".
Please check back soon for updates.
Call for Papers
The 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).
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31 May 2019. Please see the attachment to the left for details.
World Trade Forum archive
The programmes for previous editions of the World Trade Forum can be found below:
2018, 'Trade, Development and Sustainability'
2017, 'Trade Policy in Turbulent Times'
2016, ‘Behind-the-Border Policies and Global Trade’
2015, '20 Years of the World Trade Organization'
2014, 'International Trade in Electricity and the Greening Economy'
2013, 'Trade Cooperation: the Purpose, Design and Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements'
2012, 'The Rule of Law in Monetary Affairs: Lessons from the Trade Field'
2011, 'New Directions and Emerging Challenges in International Investment Law and Policy'
2010, 'Trade Governance in the Digital Age'
2009, 'Making Decisions at the World Trade Organization: Past, Present and Beyond Doha'