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16 May 2018

How should trade disputes be resolved?

The members of the World Trade Organization regards dispute settlement as one of the central pillar of the multilateral trading system and vitally important to the global economy. Since 1995, over 500 disputes have been brought to the WTO and over 350 rulings have been issued. On Thursday, 3rd May the Graduate Institute’s Centre for Trade and Economic Integration held its Annual Update on WTO Dispute...
30 April 2018

The legality of the use of force in armed conflict and occupation

Ka Lok Yip finds a fundamental disconnect between the dominant interpretation of the law and the reality of war that the law tries to regulate.

27 April 2018

Interdisciplinary PhD Colloquium on varieties of democratic experience

On 14 March 2018, the Albert Hirschman Centre on Democracy hosted its first Interdisciplinary PhD Colloquium of the year. Professor Michael Woolcock, lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School...

29 March 2018

The Role of International Tribunals in the Development of Historical...

On 22 March Moshe Hirsch, Professor of International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, participated in the Graduate Institute’s International Law Literature Forum, where he presented a paper on...

29 March 2018

How do we strengthen the fight against impunity?

How can international criminal tribunals and national governments work together effectively to fight impunity for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide? A recent PhD thesis argues that, contrary...