human rights
IIED | 8-Nov-2018
Many SEZs have been associated with compressions of land, labour and human rights. Investment treaties protect investments against adverse regulatory change, including in SEZs. To date, investors have brought at least 20 arbitrations to challenge diverse aspects of SEZ regimes.
Expropriate | 4-Aug-2018
On 29 July 1918, the British judiciary proffered the Empire’s most expressly and egregiously racist justification for the land dispossession of indigenous peoples. Today, an ICSID tribunal continues that mission. No matter which way Zimbabwean’s turn at the polls, they’re still paying for their invasion and occupation by Cecil Rhodes’ British South Africa company...
Chile Mejor sin TLC | 29-Jun-2018
Plataforma Chile Mejor sin TLC manifiesta su oposición al actual Sistema de resolución de controversias estado-inversor y se suma a carta de organizaciones de la sociedad civil global
TNI | 25-Apr-2018
A key feature of the “modernisation” process is the inclusion of a controversial investment protection chapter with the same characteristics as the one recently included in the Canada-EU trade agreement.
Revista Pueblos | 24-Apr-2018
Uno de los principales elementos de la modernización del TLC UE-México pasa por incorporar al texto un polémico capítulo relativo a la protección de las inversiones, que tendría las mismas características que el que se incluyó recientemente en el CETA.
Politheor | 15-Feb-2018
Why are countries so gripped in their quest for economic growth that they are empowering multinational corporations at the expense of their citizens?
Strategic Review | 5-Jan-2018
After 30 years of neoliberal globalization, it has been increasingly acknowledged that austerity, privatization, deregulation of finance, markets and corporations, and trade and investment liberalization have had a devastating and discriminatory impact on women.
CNCD 11.11.11 | 24-Oct-2017
Notre principale préoccupation est d’éviter que le Tribunal multilatéral des investissements ne renforce un système international déjà déséquilibré en faveur des firmes transnationales.
IIED | 23-Oct-2017
How international investment treaties could promote more responsible investment and argues that, while some innovative practices are emerging, there is still much to do.
Fundación Presidente Allende | 13-Oct-2017
Victims of human rights abuses by the Pinochet dictatorship have requested a committee of the World Bank’s International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) to annul an arbitral award.

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