4th Annual Forum of Developing Country Investment Negotiators
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.
Learn more about the Annual Forums of Developing Country Investment Negotiators
Reflecting on a Year Online: Lessons from an IISD survey of international investment negotiators
Participants in this webinar will have opportunities to discuss a forthcoming IISD report on virtual negotiations on international investment governance, while also sharing their experiences with and views on the challenges and opportunities involved.
Asia-Pacific Workshop on UNCTAD's Phase 3 of IIA Reform: Improving investment policy coherence and synergies
This joint workshop for the Asia-Pacific region takes a close look at the reform of international investment agreements (IIAs), considering at how states can address the risks that can result from investor-state dispute settlement claims involving most-favoured nation clauses and “nationality planning.”
Webinar on Valuation in Investment Arbitration: Spotlight on discounted cash flow analysis
This webinar explored the critical issue of compensation (or "damages") in international investment law, with a panel of expert speakers examining arbitral tribunals' increasing willingness to use a valuation technique known as discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis when calculating compensation.
European Regional Consultation on International Investment Agreements and Human Rights to Support the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights
This regional consultation is being convened by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights and hosted jointly by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), and the Essex Business and Human Rights Project in the University of Essex School of Law and Human Rights Center.