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Past Events
A Level-Playing Field for Corporate Social Responsibility?NCCR Symposium, organized by IP4
25 November 2008, 10:00-16:00, University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71, K02 F153, Switzerland

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The Politics of International Economic Law: The Next Four Years
Barnali Choudhury is speaking on "More Politics Please: Reorienting the Depoliticized Nature of International Investment Agreements" at the 2008 Biennial ASIL International Economic Law Interest Group Conference.
13-15 November 2008, George Washington University School of Law, Washington, DC.
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Legal Theory Background of Coherence
Brown Bag Seminar, Speaker: Ms. Katja Gehne, Alternate Leader in Individual Project Nr. 4 (IP 4) on "Human Rights"

13 October 2008, 12.15 - 13.45, WTI, Berne, Switzerland

WTO Public Forum Session 16: "Are Trade Rules a Problem or A Way Forward?"

co-organized with IP5 and ICTSD, see conference programme
25 September 2008, World Trade Organization, Geneva

Panel "Trade Liberalization and the Problematic of Corruption in Pursuing Development through Trade"
organized and co-sponsored by NCCR-Trade IP 4 Trade and Human Rights, 16 July 2008, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.
Krista Nadakavukaren was speaking on "Corruption's Effects on Trade Liberalization and the Corruption-reducing Potentials of the Current WTO Texts", see conference programme.

Workshop Trade and Gender
22-23 June 2007, CCRS Pavillon University of Zurich
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Workshop Corporate Social Responsibility
"Schweizer Unternehmen im Spannungsfeld der Menschenrechte - Bedürfnisse und Erwartungen an ein nationales Kompetenzzentrum für Menschenrechte"
June 8th, 2007, ETH Zurich
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Brown Bag Seminar: "NAFTA and Tortillas: Or Trade and Local Food Security"
Friday, 25 May 2007, 13:15 - 14:30, WTI
Prof. Marsha Echols, Director of the World Food Law Institute at Howard University School of Law

Vanderbilt Symposium on Food Security

Prof. Kaufmann was invited to give a presentation about "Liberalizing Trade in Agriculture and Food Security - Mission Impossible?" that was delivered by Simone Heri
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Consultation on the impact of international trade on the enjoyment of economic, social and cultural rights
27-28 November 2006, Palais Wilson, Geneva, Switzerland
Prof. Kaufmann delivered a presentation about "Agricultural Trade and the Right to Food"
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Thinking Outside the Box: An Interdisciplinary Workshop on Trade and Human Rights
October 27, 2006: This workshop investigated what non-law scholars are thinking about when they address "trade and human rights". Five speakers, from economics, governance, theology, psychiatry, and art presented their thoughts on the relationship of trade to the individual.
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Workshop Discussion
May 12, 2007: workshop discussion led by Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer at the European Women Lawyers' Conference in Zürich. The workshop was moderated by Marion Panizzon (IP8).    

Contemporary Issues in the Practice of International Economic Law
Nov, 2006: panel moderated by Barnali Choudhury at the ASIL International Economic Law Group Annual Conference, Bretton Woods.

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