Workshop on WTO Law (06/06/15)


The International Hellenic University and the Scientific Director of the LLM in Transnational and European Commercial Law, Mediation, Arbitration & Energy Law, em. Prof. Dr. Athanassios Kaissis, would like to invite you to attend a workshop on “World Trade Organization Law”. The workshop will take place at the International Hellenic University (Lecture Room B1) on Saturday, 6th June 2015, from 16:30 till 20:30.

During this workshop Ms. Vasiliki Avgoustidi, Dispute Settlement Lawyer in the World Trade Organization, will provide an overview of the main elements of WTO Law.

16:45 WTO: History, Membership and Decision-Making
17:30 Dispute Settlement: Main Features
18:00 Principles of Non-Discrimination: Most-Favoured Nation &  National Treatment
18:30 Market Access Rules: Tariff Barriers and Non-Tariff Barriers
19:00 Unfair Trade Rules: Anti-Dumping & Subsidies and Countervailing Measures
19:30 Exceptions to the Rules: Allowing for priority to major public policies and values
19:30 Toward greater international regulatory convergence through the WTO Agreements
      on: Technical Barriers to Trade, Sanitary & Phytosanitary Measures &
      Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights
19:45 Future Challenges for the WTO
20:00 Q&A session


The event is free of charge. Certificates of attendance will be provided upon request.
Online Registration at:

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