Introduction

 

Mission

The Center was established to promote the study of  international economic and trade law, and provide analysis as well as legal advice to the government of Taiwan for its participation in international economic affairs.

Center at a Glance

Located at the tenth floor of  the building of College of Commerce, the Center operates as a small library and a meeting room. The operation of the Center is supervised by Director Prof. Connie Guang-Hwa Yang, Prof. Wen-Chen Shih, Prof. Pei-Kan Yang, Prof. Ching-Wen Hsueh, and the Advisory Board, which has Prof. Shin-Pyng Chang, Prof. Chanfa Lo, Prof. Der-Chin Horng, Prof. Shin-Yi Peng, and Prof. Tsai-Yu Lin. The graduate students (major in international trade law) of the Department of International Business, work as staff responsible for the daily operation of the Center.

Chronicle

2016/03/12    The 16th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2015/10/30   Seminar on the Development and Trend of Free Trade Agreements in Asia – Food Administration and Trade Disciplines
2015/12/7   Seminar on Development of International Commercial Arbitration Law in Taiwan
2015/10/14   Seminar on the Development and Trend of Free Trade Agreements in Asia – Food Administration and SPS Disciplines
2015/09/16   Seminar on the Development and Trend of Free Trade Agreements in Asia –Drugs Administration and TBT disciplines
2015/09/04   Seminar on the Development of International Commercial Arbitration Law in Asia
2015/08/18    Speech on “WTO Trade-Related Technical Assistance” by Ms. Bridget Chilala, Director of the Institute for Training and Technical Cooperation
2015/03/14    The 15th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2014/03/08  The 14th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws including a Roundtable Forum, which was conducted in English with outstanding Asian WTO scholars presence, to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the WTO
2013/03/09   The 13th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2012/06/08   Speech on “WTO Dispute Settlement Process and Developing Countries: Issues and Challenges” by Niall Meagher, Esg., Executire Director of the Advisory Center on WTO Law(Series of  Speech for the 10th Anniversary of Taiwan’s WTO Accession)
2012/03/17    The 12th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2011/06/07     Speech on “The Trade Liberalization, Regional Economic Integration and the Economic Development of Taiwan”, by Dr. Bi-Zhen Lin, Vice President of  Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research(Series of  Speech for the 10th Anniversary of Taiwan’s WTO Accession)
Liu , gave her speech: , to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the WTO.
2011/03/19      The 11th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2010/03/20     The 10th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2009/03/21     The 9th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2008/03/01    The 8th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2007/11/30      The founder of IMD business school in Switzerland, Mr. Jean-Pierre, Lehmann gave his first speech at the NCCU
2007/03/24     The 7th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2006/03/04    The 6th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2005/07/10     Roundtable Forum
Professor Emeritus Mitsuo Matsushita (Tokyo University), Professor Ichiro Araki (Yokohama University), and Professor Chin Leng Lim (Hong Kong University) were invited to discuss international trade issues.
2005/03/05   The 5th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2004/03/06   The 4th Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2003/09/27    Professor Emeritus Mitsuo Matsushita (Tokyo University), who was also the WTO Appellate Body Member from 1995 to 2000,  gave his first speech at the NCCU
2003/03/15    The 3rd Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2002/04/13    The 2nd Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
2001/04/28    The 1st Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws
1997/06/17      The Center was established and its first Director, Dr. Ing-Wen Tsai, was elected

Activities

Holding Academic Conferences           

In order to promote the understanding of the international economic and trade law, the Center holds various conference, seminars, and other academic activities. The first annual “Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws” was held in April, 2001. Since then, the annual Conference has been held every March.

Publication of  Conference Proceedings and E-Newsletters   

The proceedings of the Annual “Conference on the Development of International Economic and Trade Laws” are published to include presented articles , keynote speeches and Q&A transcripts of each Conference.        

 

In order to provide more timely briefing on the rapid development of the international trade activities and rules, the Center also publishes a bi-weekly E-newsletter (currently in Chinese only). The first issue was circulated on July 10th, 2003. Since Nov. 29, 2008(No. 76), the E-Newsletter has changed to contain more research articles than news briefing.
Providing Analysis and Advisory Opinions to the Government 
The most significant responsibilities of the Center are to conduct academic and policy research and to provide legal advice to the government on international trade and economic law.

Specialized Library

The Center maintains a small library, which has large amount of WTO-related books, journals, and copies of WTO official documents. It is open to the public during weekdays, from 9 AM – 5 PM (lunch break 12 – 2 PM).

 

Contact Us

National Chengchi University, Suite 261050, 64, Sec. 2, Zhi-nan Rd., Wenshan, Taipei 116, Taiwan
TEL: +886 2939-3091  EXT. 81047
FAX:+886 2939-3091     EXT. 81048

E-mail: tradelaw@nccu.edu.tw