This four-day seminar is designed to give participants a thorough and detailed introduction to EU trade law and policy as well as a comprehensive analysis of the WTO and the international trading system.

The programme offers a practical approach focused on:

  • The European Union and international trade: the EU and its competencies in trade, bilateral trade agreements, and trade negotiations;
  • Introduction to the WTO;
  • Introduction to EU trade law;
  • Plurilateral Agreements: the new approach to trade agreements;
  • Bilateral agreements and examples of bilateral trade agreements incurred by the EU will be analysed through case studies (JEEPA);
  • The General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
  • Recent developments affecting EU trade, such as Brexit;
  • Practical exercises.

For more details, you can download the online 2020 programme here. The face-to-face 2021 programme will be shortly uploaded. For more information, do not hesitate to contact us. Please note that this course can be tailored on demand for specific groups.