Bern, Switzerland

Technical Barriers to Trade in Pursuit of Sustainable Development

online course
when 8 July 2024 - 12 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee CHF 1200

This course will provide participants with a thorough understanding of the legal and economic aspects of the WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) as it relates to sustainable development. The focus will be on the legal and economic opportunities and limitations imposed by the TBT Agreement on laws and regulations designed to further sustainable development. The faculty will give prominent attention to environment-related WTO cases and EU regulations governing environmental goods and services (ESG), as well as the economic relationship arising from non-tariff measures (NTMs) designed to further sustainable development.

Course leader

Arthur Appleton, Tetyana Payosova and Frank van Tongeren

Fee info

CHF 1200: The Summer Academy tuition fees do not cover costs such as meals, housing or local transportation.