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Peer Learning Group Meeting of the PTPR of Colombia, hosted by the OECD, Paris

8 April 2019

The Peer-Learning Group Meeting is organised in the framework of the Production Transformation Policy Review of Colombia. The objectives of this PTPR-PLG meeting is to enable targeted peer-dialogue on key issues as they emerge during the PTPR process and ...

15th WIPO – WTO Colloquium for Teachers of Intellectual Property, presented on "The Creative Economy and Copyright-Industries"

8 April 2019

Since 2004, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) have jointly organized an annual two-week colloquiums for teachers of intellectual property from developing countries and countries with economies in tr ...

Launch of a Research Group: International Trade & Investment Law (Law Schools Global League)

29 March 2019

The current times are challenging for existing trade and investment rules. Hence, this field of study presents many interesting topical avenues for legal research, and now arguably more so than ever before. Law Schools Global League has launched a new wor ...

Paper Presentation: Appellate Body Held Hostage: Is Judicial Activism at Fair Trial?

22 February 2019

I presented this most recent article at the LSGL Academic Conference in the University of Stockholm, Stockholm. In my presentation, I argued why we need to rescue and strengthen the WTO dispute settlement mechanism and the overall multilateral trading sys ...

Paper Presentation: Economic Empowerment of Women: Can International Trade find a solution in Blockchain Technologies?

22 February 2019

I presented my upcoming research project on 'Economic Empowerment of Women: Through International Trade Law and Technology' at IMS Research Workshop, IMS Unison University, India. I am attaching the presenatation here. Economic Empowerment of Wo ...

'Regional Integration in Africa:Where do we stand' by Professor Jaime de Melo. Jaime de Melo

18 February 2019

This talk on 'Regional Integration in Africa:Where do we stand' is delivered by Professor Jaime de Melo and is based on the AEO2019 chapter 3. Interested readers may consult ...

UNCTAD/ESCAP-ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop on “Non-Tariff Measures: economic assessment and policy options for development”

25 January 2019

Center for World Trade Studies UGM took part in ARTNeT Capacity Building Workshop on Non-Tariff Measures: Economic Assessment and Policy Options for Development. The workshop was held by UNCTAD and ARTNeT UNESCAP in Bangkok, Thailand from July 3-6, 2018. ...

WCP web site through Istanbul Bilgi University website

24 January 2019

The website has been updated and is being used to disseminate information. Website for the Research Center for International Trade Law and Arbitration can be found at: The WCP website is used to disseminate information to ...

TV and newspaper interviews held with Turkish media

24 January 2019

The Chair holder has had various appearances on Bloomberg HT TV Channel ( in relation to recent developments in international trade. This Youtube channel will soon be accessible via The WCP website. ...

Workshop on “Key Options for 2018 G20 Trade and Investment Agenda for Sustainable Development”

24 January 2019

WTO Chair Holder participated in Workshop on “Key Options for 2018 G20 Trade and Investment Agenda for Sustainable Development” organized by @ICTSD, CARI and CIPPEC in Buenos Aires on 5 May 2018. The Chair holder was part of the session "Trade and In ...