Fourth Annual Forum

The Fourth Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators, held in New Delhi, India, on October 27-29, 2010, gathered 70 participants from 34 countries to discuss the latest trends and developments in international investment law.

The Forum was co-organized by India's Ministry for Industrial Policy and Promotion, Invest India, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), and the South Centre. The Forum brought together investment negotiators from across the developing world—some 41 per cent of participants represented Least-Developed Countries.

These annual forums provide a unique opportunity for investment negotiators to share experience, learn about different approaches to investment-treaty negotiations, develop new contacts and facilitate future collaboration between developing countries. Participants also receive information on the latest trends in the area of international investment agreements with a focus on the priorities and needs developing countries.

Forum Materials

Background Papers