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Stakeholder Session on UNCITRAL ISDS Reform Process

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The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) is currently engaged in a process to consider reform of investor–state arbitration (also known as investor–state dispute settlement or ISDS). ISDS has emerged as one of the controversial issues in the field of international economic governance, and when thinking about the roles, rights and responsibilities of states, multinational enterprises and citizens.

Alongside the UNCITRAL negotiations, which are taking place October 29–November 2 in Vienna, the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), UNCITRAL, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) are organizing a session for interested members of the public (including civil society, academia and practitioners) and government officials to present their views on the issues being discussed at UNCITRAL. 

If you would like to present your views, perspective, and work on these issues, please register your interest here. If you would like to attend, but not present, please RSVP here.

When: October 31, 2018, 6:009:00 pm
6:00–6:20 pm – Registration with coffee and light snacks
6:20–8:15 pm – Presentations
8:15–9:00 pm – Reception

Interested in joining? Interested in presenting?

  • If you are interested in presenting, please fill out the information in this form.
  • If you are interested in attending, please RSVP here.

Space is limited and so registration required.

Cosponsored by:

International Institute for Sustainable Development, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law , the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and the International Institute for Environment and Development.

If you would like more information, be sure to check out our project page.

Event details

  • October 31, 2018

  • Diplomatische Akademie Wien, Favoritenstraße 15a, 1040 Vienna