Events

Monday 11 December 2017, 09:00 - Wednesday 13 December 2017, 18:30

CTEI alongside the WTO's MC11

Joost Pauwelyn and others

Speaking at events alongside the WTO's 11th Ministerial Conference

The CTEI is pleased to announce its participation in the following events during the week of the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Meeting from 11 to 13 December 2017 in Buenos Aires


CUTS session on Investment

Monday, December 11, 2017 I 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM I

CCK  Cultural Centre Rm. 402,

Tangled! Is the international law of investment framework getting more complex and fragmented or are discussions at the WTO progress toward multilateralization?

Session organised by CUTS at the NGO Centre featuring Joost Pauwelyn as one of the speakers

 


ICTSD panel on Services

Monday, 11 December I 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Bolsa Cerales, Riviera Suite

Services and inclusive economic transformation: The role of regulations

Panel organised by ICTSD within the TSDS, featuring Theresa Carpenter as one of the speakers

 


CUTS Session on LDCs

Monday 11 December, 14:00-15:30 | NGO Centre, Room 511

Keeping Pace with Trade Developments: Needs of LDCs and Small Developing Countries

Panel organised by CUTS at the NGO Centre featuring Joost Pauwelyn as one of the speakers

 


CUTS Session on Competition

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 0930 - 1100  | NGO Centre, Room 406

Investment, Competition: Has Past WTO Work Stood the Test of Time?

Panel organised by CUTS, featuring Joost Pauwelyn as one of the speakers.

 


CIGI session on Dispute Settlement

Tuesday, 12 December I  3:15pm - 4:45

Enforceability of Trade and Investment Rules that Support Sustainability: The case of Dispute Settlement Mechanisms

Panel organised by CIGO, featuring Joost Pauwelyn as one of the speakers, along with Jennifer Hillman, Amy Porges, Robert McDougall, Michelle Ratton Sanchez Badin, Henry Gao  and Geraldo Vidigal

 


Think Conference

Wednesday, 13 December 13th, 2017 I 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Madero Hotel, Rosario Vera Peñaloza 360, Buenos Aires | Argentina

MC11 Think Conference: Challenges and Opportunities on the eve of the WTO’s 11th Ministerial Conference

The CTEI is an Academic Partner for this conference. Ricard Baldwin and Joost Pauwelyn are members of the Academic Committee and Theresa Carpenter was a member of the Organising Committee.  Over 200 submissions were received, of which 50 papers were selected.

 


Special Session at the Think Conference

Wednesday, 13th December 2017  I  12:45-13:45

Hotel Madero, Rosario Vera Peñaloza 360, Buenos Aires, Argentina

What holds back African LDC exports?  Translating Global Trade Alert data into a positive trade agenda for Africa

Special Session at the Think Conference, at which Olayinka Oladeji, Masters in International Law Candidate, and Vincent Beyer, Doctoral Candidate in International Law presented their policy brief (joint work with Pamela B).  The Policy Brief is one of the outputs of the TradeLab International Economic Law Clinic.

The presentation was preceded by introductory remarks by Magnus Rydén, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden; and Simon Evenett, University of St Gallen. 

 


Individual papers presented at the Think Conference by CTEI Associates

 

Trade in the digital economy: understanding the role of WTO in international data flows

Nivedita Sen, Doctoral Candidate in International Law

 

Trade in services on the agenda: the case for domestic regulation and the shaping of a regulatory layer of new and enhanced disciplines

Amalie Giodesen Thystrup, Research Fellow, University of of Copenhagen and former CTEI Visiting Fellow

 

Unilateralism and multilateralism in ocean conservation

Geraldo Vigedal, Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam and former CTEI Visiting Fellow


 

Fisheries Session at ICTSD’s TSDS

Wednesday, December 13 • 1:30pm-3:00pm

Reforming Perverse Fisheries Subsidies at MC11

Organised within the TSDS, featuring Joost Pauwelyn as one of the speakers


For further enquiries about the above events, please send an email to ctei@graduateinstitute.ch
 

Registration / Inscription

Attendence at these events is open to delegates to MC11 and to particiants registered for the TSDS or the Think Conference