human rights
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.
Asian Tribune | 24-Jul-2017
Officials from ASEAN member states and other countries meeting in India this week for negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) should take steps to ensure that the trade deal safeguards human rights, Southeast Asian lawmakers said today.
IIED | 16-Jun-2017
This report examines whether and how investor-state arbitral tribunals consider community perspectives, interests and rights in their settlement of investment disputes.
EJIL: Talk! | 15-May-2017
While the debate on the treaty regulating business impact on human rights is likely to continue for a while longer, some recent developments in international investment law seem to be moving forward on international human rights law obligations for businesses

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