Africa
Tralac | 8-Jul-2020
With the growing concern over the traditional ISDS system, it is highly unlikely that the AfCFTA will include an ISDS mechanism giving investors access to go to international arbitration under conventional international tribunals.
African Law Blog | 8-Jul-2020
African states need to take a unified and proactive approach to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), in order to make a system that is fairer to Africa and more consistent.
Daily Monitor | 11-Jun-2020
Joining the Energy Charter Treaty could cost developing countries money that is urgently needed to fight Covid-19 and a loaming economic crisis. The Energy Charter Treaty has become increasingly controversial.
Business Day | 7-May-2020
There is an imminent threat of claims arising from emergency measures, so countries should review how investor-state disputes are handled.
Euractiv | 21-Apr-2020
Joining the Energy Charter Treaty could cost developing countries money that is urgently needed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.
CEO | 15-Apr-2020
Le traité d’investissement le plus perfide au monde est-il en train de prendre les pays du sud en otage ?
CEO | 15-Apr-2020
Many countries, particularly in the global south, are in the process of joining the Energy Charter Treaty despite the sweeping powers it grants to foreign investors.
Forum AE | 27-Mar-2020
Des traités sont en cours de négociations avec notamment le Gabon, le Ghana, le Kenya, la Mauritanie, le Mozambique, la R.D. Congo, le Rwanda et la Tunisie.
| 31-Jan-2020
We civil society organizations and trade unions from the African continent express our concerns about the proposal presented by the European Union to establish a multilateral investment court and support further reaching reforms of ISDS.
Kluwer Arbitration Blog | 20-Jan-2020
Despite debates about crisis in investment treaty arbitration, most emerging market economies are concluding BITs that provide for ISDS and emerging market multinational companies appear to welcome ISDS.

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