Brown Bag Seminar: “Foreign direct investment and structural transformation in Africa”

Anna Nussbaum Auditorium, World Trade Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, Bern, Switzerland

Margherita Tambussi, from the University of Turin and Collegio Carlo Alberto (Italy), is WTI's guest for the next Brown Bag on the topic of FDIs. Abstract This paper analyzes the relationship between inward FDI and the structural transformation of local labor markets in Africa. We combine geolocalized information on the Read more…

International Trade Centre – The World Export Development Forum (WEDF) 2023

UN House, Ulaanbaatar, Ulan Bator (Ulaanbaatar), Mongolia

The World Export Development Forum (WEDF) is the annual flagship event of the International Trade Centre (ITC). This year's event, hosted by the Government of Mongolia, marks the 20th edition of WEDF. The conference gathers participants from around the world to talk trade, do business and drive development. It is Read more…

World Trade Institute – SIEL Biennial Global Conference 2023


The 8th Biennial Global Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) will take place on 12-14 July 2023 in Bogotá (Colombia), in collaboration with Universidad Externado de Colombia and Universidad del Rosario Colombia.

WTO Public Forum 2023

Geneva, Switzerland

As every year, the International Trade Centre is part of the WTO Public Forum, which this year examines how trade can contribute to a greener and more sustainable future. The Public Forum takes place at the WTO from 12-15 September 2023. Join ITC speakers and partners in sessions addressing issues Read more…

GEG Seminar with Amb José Valencia, Permanent Representative of Ecuador to the WTO

Silva Casa Auditorium, World Trade Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, Bern, Switzerland

The Global Economic Governance series is starting afresh this fall semester. Register today! Title of the conference The global environmental agenda and the international trading system: Lessons from the fight against plastic pollution. Abstract The international trading system can and should contribute to the implementation of the multilateral agenda on Read more…

Good Trade Summit 2023

New York - United States of America

Global Cooperation: Working Together to Build Sustainable & Inclusive Supply Chains 2023 marks the midpoint for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda. At this crucial juncture, the President Elect of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 78), His Excellency Dennis Read more…

Alumni Talk: Wakako Oshima (MILE 7) on “Our Planet in 100 Years – Sustainability and Trade”

Auditorium Silva Casa, World Trade Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, Bern, Switzerland

The World Trade Institute is pleased to welcome back alumna (MILE 7) Wakako Oshima from Japan Speaker's biography Wakako Oshima, a Japanese national, took a creativity break from her work as an in-house legal counsel at The Walt Disney Company in Tokyo to pursue the challenging MILE Program (Master of Read more…