ITN May 2003

ITN May 2003

In this issue: US Administration Warns WTO on Inviolability of its Bilateral Investment Treaties; Carnegie Endowment to Host One-Day Forum on WTO Investment Talks; Camuzzi Files Second Investment Treaty Claim Against Argentina; South Africa’s Plans for Black Economic Empowerment Confronting Foreign Investor Rights.

ITN May 16, 2003

In this issue: Swedish Court Affirms Award Against Czech Republic; Damages Could be Taxable; Hungary to Host Symposium on Central-Eastern European Arbitration; Civil Society Groups Launch Website Opposed to WTO Investment Negotiations; Development Organizations Release Paper Critical of WTO Investment Agreement.

ITN May 23, 2003

In this issue: Human Rights Body Intercedes to Protect Indigenous Group Opposed to Oil Exploration; Amnesty International Calling for Changes to Turkish Pipeline Agreement; Texas Conference on « Private Investments Abroad » and Mock Arbitration; Key Business Group Wary of WTO Investment Talks; Oxfam International Releases Briefing Paper on Investment and WTO.