Tanzania’s reforms show that the claim that African states should regard ISDS mechanism as the preferred method for resolving investment disputes is not only very contested, but that there are legitimate grounds for those contestations.
22 de los 42 países en la región ya han sido demandados a través del sistema de arbitraje de inversores (ISDS). El 73,8% de las demandas fueron hacia Argentina, Venezuela, México, Ecuador, Bolivia y Perú.
International investment law overlooks the interests of local communities. This is especially troublesome in foreign investment in natural resources and infrastructure, where the local communities are the most affected and whose harm often leads to disputes.