Christian Häberli

World Trade Institute

PhD (Law), Fellow

Hallerstrasse 6/8

Berne, CH-3012

Switzerland

http://https://www.wti.org/institute/people/44/haberli-christian/

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Ideas:
“  My main interests:1. Climate Change "differentiation" (COP) vs "non-discrimination" (WTO).2. WTO crisis: "positive solutions" without rule-making from adjudicators?3.(Almost) all "trade and" topics: Global Food Security vs Obesity and Malnutrition (trade rules favouring malnutrition or preventing health taxes or consumer information)- Human Rights and Employment ("decent" vs "any" work vs "forced labour")- Water (allocation biases resulting from cash crop export priorities)- Brexit, TPPA/CPTPP, NAFTA/USMCA, TTIP and other issues of regionalism, Trends to unilateralism.4. SDG and "self-defined" sustainable trade vs developing country exports.Now you can say I am overextended. I'll say that's the advantage of an old generalist!  ”

Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

WTO Rules Can Prevent Climate Change Mitigation for Agriculture

Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), Fifth Biennial Global Conference Working Paper No. 2016/06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Agriculture, Climate Change, Food Policy, International Economic Law, Paris Agreement, UNFCCC, WTO

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What the TTIPLeaks Mean for the On-Going Negotiations and Future Agreement?

7 European Journal of Risk Regulation 2, 2016
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 27 Jul 2017
HEC Paris, University of Antwerp, Geschwister-Scholl-Institut (GSI) für Politikwissenschaft, LMU München, Maastricht University, World Trade Institute, Trinity College (Dublin) - Department of Economics, European University InstituteUniversity of Strathclyde - School of Law, European University Institute, Covington & Burling, The University of Western Australia Law School, University Parthenope of Naples, Ghent University - Centre for EU Studies, Ghent University and Ghent University
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K23, K32 TTIP, international trade, FTA, EU, US, regulatory convergence, regulatory coherence, mutual recognition, equivalence, regulatory compatibility, geographical indications, living agreement, food safety, risk regulation, sustainable development, pharmaceutical, agriculture

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Seals and the Need for More Deference to Vienna by WTO Adjudicators

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Feb 2015
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Bringing Predictability and Security to Developing Countries Tariff Preferences

JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW (2010) 13 (4): 969-995. doi: 10.1093/jiel/jgq051, Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), Second Biennial Global Conference, University of Barcelona, July 8-10, 2010, University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 10/02
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 04 May 2016
Lorand Bartels and Christian Häberli
University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law and World Trade Institute
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Enabling clause, conditionality, coverage, developing countries, graduation, GSP, Preferential market access, safeguards, tariff preferences, WTO

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Potential conflicts between agricultural trade rules and climate change treaty commitments

Häberli, Christian (2018). Potential conflicts between agricultural trade rules and climate change treaty commitments. The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets (SOCO) 2018: Background paper. Rome, FAO, 2018. 50 pp. ISBN 978-92-5-131102-8, Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2018
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Climate change, Agriculture, WTO, UNFCCC, Nationally Determined Contributions

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Foreign Direct Investment in Agriculture: Land Grab or Food Security Improvement?

Thomas Eger, Stefan Oeter and Stefan Voigt (Eds), Economic Analysis of International Law (Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, 2014) pp.283-303
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jan 2015
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Agriculture, ForeignDirect Investment, Investment Contracts, land grab, soft law, human rights, BIT

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After Bali: WTO Rules Applying to Public Food Reserves

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jan 2015
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Food Aid, Doha Round, World Trade Organization, Principles of Surplus Disposal, Stockpiles

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Regional Trade Agreements and Domestic Labour Market Regulation

International Labour Office Employment Sector Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 Oct 2012
Christian Häberli, Marion Jansen and José-Antonio Monteiro
World Trade Institute, International Trade Centre and World Trade Organization (WTO) - Economic Research and Analysis Division
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international trade, labour market regulation, RTAs

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Ethiopia's Food Reserve Policies and Practice

NCCR TRADE WORKING PAPER 2013/02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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food aid, agriculture, trade, investment

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Labour Standard Enforcement through Economic Treaties

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Dec 2017
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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The International Regulatory Framework for National Employment Policies: Examples from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, South Africa, Switzerland and Viet Nam

Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development. R4D Working Paper 2015/8.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jun 2015
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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trade, investment, employment, labour standards, regional trade agree-ments, ILO, WTO, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, South Africa, Switzerland, Viet Nam

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Swiss Policies for More Food Security

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2015
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Food Security, Food Sovereignty, Switzerland

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Market Access in Switzerland and in the European Union for Agricultural Products from Least Developed Countries

Number of pages: 109 Posted: 04 Nov 2012
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Ernährungssicherheit in der Schweiz (Food Security in Switzerland)

Roland Norer (Hrsg.), Landwirtschaft und Verfassungsrecht – Initiativen, Zielbestimmungen, rechtlicher Gehalt. Tagungsband der 4. Luzerner Agrarrechtstage 2014. Dike, Zürich/St. Gallen, Schriften zum Recht des ländlichen Raums/Collection de Droit Rural, Bd. 9, pp.145-175 (2015)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 May 2016
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Agriculture, Food Security, WTO

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Can the World Trade Organization Ensure that International Food Aid is Genuine?

1(1) Developing World Review on Trade and Competition (2011) pp.1-70 (Gujarat National Law University, India)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Simone B. Heri and Christian Häberli
University of Bern - World Trade Institute and World Trade Institute
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Food Aid, Doha Round, World Trade Organization, Food Aid Convention

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A Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP): Implications for Swiss Agriculture

Part II Chapter 2 in Masanori HAYASHI and Masahiko GEMMA (Eds), Agricultural Trade Rules in the Era of "Post Trade Liberalization": Framework of Trade Rules and its Impact Assessments. Waseda University, Tokyo; Nourintoukei Publishing Co. Ltd. (December 2015). Japanese version pp. 201-227
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Can Panels Save WTO?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2021
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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WTO, Dispute Settlement

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Food Security and Agri-Foreign Direct Investment in Weak States: Finding the Governance Gap to Avoid 'Land Grab'

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 77, Issue 2, pp. 189-222, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 May 2016
Christian Häberli and Fiona Smith
World Trade Institute and UCL
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Land Grab, Investment, Food Security, Human Rights, FDI

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An International Regulatory Framework for National Employment Policies

Journal of World Trade, volume no. 50, issue number no. 2 (2016), pages 167–192, reproduced with permission of Kluwer Law International
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2016
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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employment, trade

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International Economic Law Might Improve Water Governance in Peru

(in) El derecho humano al agua, el derecho de las inversiones y el derecho administrativo Cuartas Jornadas de Derecho de Aguas Armando Guevara Gil, Patricia Urteaga y Frida Segura (Eds) (pp.265-290)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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Water Governance, International Economic Law, Peru

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A ‘Beyond WTO’ Scenario for Swiss Agriculture: Consequences for Income Generation and the Provision of Public Goods

Yearbook of Socioeconomics in Agriculture (2010, pp.361-400)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Robert Huber and Christian Häberli
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and World Trade Institute
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WTO, sector modelling, Swiss agricultural policy

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TTIP Leaks: A Welcome Opportunity for More Homework

European Risk Regulation Journal Symposium on TTIP Leaks (EJRR 2/2016 pp. 251-255)
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute
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TTIP, WTO, SPS, GI

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Food Security and Agri‐Foreign Direct Investment in Weak States: Finding the Governance Gap to Avoid 'Land Grab'

The Modern Law Review, Vol. 77, Issue 2, pp. 189-222, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Christian Häberli and Fiona Smith
World Trade Institute and UCL
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land grab, investment, food security, human rights, FDI

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Brexit Without WTO-Problems: For the UK? The EU? Global Business?

2017/3 12 Global Trade and Customs Journal 87-91
Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute

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Brexit, WTO, Agriculture, TRQ

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Agricultural Trade: How Bad is the WTO for Development?

European Yearbook of International Economic Law, Volume 7 (2016), pp.103-117
Posted: 10 Aug 2016
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute

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Agriculture, Development, WTO

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The Story of Community Preference for Food Security

Book chapter in Research Handbook on EU Agriculture Law, Edited by Joseph A. McMahon, Professor of Commercial Law, University College Dublin, Ireland and Michael N. Cardwell, Professor of Agricultural Law, University of Leeds, UK. Edward Elgar, Research Handbooks in European Law series (2015), pp. 4
Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute

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God, the WTO – and Hunger

Poverty and the International Economic Legal System, Edition: 1, Chapter: God, the WTO – and Hunger, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Editors: Krista Nadakavukaren Schefer, pp.79-106, ISBN: 9781107032743
Posted: 22 May 2013
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute

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International public law, Agriculture, Hunger

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The WTO and Food Security: What's Wrong with the Rules?

THE CHALLENGE OF FOOD SECURITY: INTERNATIONAL POLICY AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORKS, pp. 149-167, Rosemary Rayfuse, Nicole Weisfelt, eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2012
Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute

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food security, trade, agriculture, doha round

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Do WTO Rules Improve or Impair the Right to Food?

RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE WTO AGRICULTURE AGREEMENT: NEW AND EMERGING ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL TRADE LAW, pp. 50-72, Joseph A. McMahon, Melaku G. Desta, eds., Edward Elgar, 2012
Posted: 05 Dec 2012
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute

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agriculture, trade, right to food

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Food Security, Foreign Direct Investment and Multilevel Governance in Weak States

Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), 3rd Biennial Global Conference
Posted: 25 Jun 2012
Fiona Smith and Christian Häberli
UCL and World Trade Institute

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investment, FDI, land grab, soft law, human rights, BITs

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Adaptation of Agricultural Trade and Investment Rules to Climate Change

Book chapter in Mary Jane Angelo and Anél du Plessis (Eds.), Research Handbook on Climate Change and Agriculture Law, Chapter 10, pp. 274-314. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham/UK and Northampton/US (March 2017)
Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Christian Häberli
World Trade Institute

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Climate change, WTO, Agriculture, Trade