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Centre for Trade And Investment Law
6th Floor NAFED House, Siddhartha Enclave, Ashram Chowk, Ring Road, New Delhi-110014
Phone: +91-11-39147256, 39147200
CTIL Second Anniversary Celebration
12 June 2019
Prof. James J. Nedumpara emphasised on the purpose of the centre to provide neutral and objective opinion on international trade issues to the Government of India. The Chief Guest, Dr. Anup Wadhawan recognized the invaluable contribution of the centre in government's perspective and addressed the issue of increasing complexities of in the field of trade and investment, thereby reassuring the centre to enhance its capacity and resources. In a special address by Mr. Sudhanshu Pandey stressed on the bigger role of the centre in the areas of legal education and legal profession along with its primary role of providing legal critique and analysis of complex trade and investment matters. Dr. Peter Van den Bossche in his keynote speech expressed the need of modernization and reform of the WTO in different areas. Dr. Bossche provided a realistic assessment of the ongoing crisis in the WTO, Appellate Body and discussed various proposals to resolve this crisis. Thereafter, Dr. (Mrs.) Vijaya Katti concluded the ceremony on an optimistic note by acknowledging the personal contribution of Prof. James in the field of Trade Law for the past two decades and wished the centre best of luck for the future.