geopolitics
IISD | 15-Jun-2016
Lauge Poulsen is a Lecturer in International Political Economy at University College London. His recent book explains why and how developing countries signed up to investment treaties.
SSRN | 9-Jun-2016
Friendship, Commerce and Navigation (FCN) treaties are more than a historical precursor to international investment agreements (IIA) and continue to influence and inspire modern investment treaty design.
EurActiv | 9-Dec-2014
Trade officials negotiating the ISDS arbitration clause within the EU-US trade agreement have half an eye on their next deals, since the wording is likely to shape other key trade treaties on the table.
Seedling | 17-Mar-2005
Examines how bilateral investment treaties and free trade agreements which contain specific investment provisions reflect geopolitical concerns and redefine rights and privileges for transnational corporations, including with respect to commercial control over biodiversity through intellectual property rights.
ALCA/IIRSA, Plan Colombia y el Eje de Desarrollo Occidental | 11-May-2004
El Tratado de Libre Comercio para América del Norte (TLCAN, enero 1994), el Área de Libre Comercio para las Américas (ALCA, diciembre 1994), el Plan Colombia (1999), la Integración de la Infraestructura Regional Suramericana (IIRSA, septiembre 2000) y el Plan Puebla Panamá (PPP, marzo 2001) son distintos elementos estructurantes de la política hegemónica de los Estados Unidos para las Américas y el Caribe.
ALCA/IIRSA, Plan Colombia y el Eje de Desarrollo Occidental | 11-May-2004
The North American Free Trade Treaty (NAFTA, Jan 1994), the Free Trade Area for the Americas (FTAAs, December 1994), Plan Colombia (1999), the Regional Integration of Infrastructure in South America (RIISA, September 2000) and the Plan Puebla Panamá (PPP, March 2001) are the building blocks of the US hegemonic policy for the Americas and the Caribbean.