La boîte à outils durable pour les négociateurs commerciaux : exploiter les accords commerciaux et d’investissement pour atteindre les objectifs environnementaux

Développé par IISD et le Programme des Nations Unies pour l’environnement (PNUE), cette trousse à outils a été conçue pour aider les négociateurs d’accords commerciaux et d’investissement en montrant comment des dispositions spécifiques peuvent mieux soutenir les objectifs de développement durable. Uncovering the secrets of the investment treaty universe

Did you know that the United Kingdom’s treaty network is twice as consistent as that of Egypt or Pakistan? Have you noticed that 81 per cent of the TPP’s investment chapter is the same as the investment chapter in the U.S.–Colombia FTA, concluded ten years before, in 2006? Treating investment treaty texts as data can equip policy-makers, practitioners and researchers with a more sophisticated understanding of the universe of international investment agreements.

ITN  |  février 29, 2016

Standing tribunal included in European Union–Vietnam FTA 

On December 2, 2015, the European Union and Vietnam signed a free trade agreement (FTA), closing three years of negotiations. The text, made public on February 1, 2016, includes the more traditional trade issues, including SPS and TBT, and trade facilitation, but also extends to other issues such as government procurement, competition policy, intellectual property, […]