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  1. International Investment Agreements Under Scrutiny

    04 မတ်လ 2015
    Report

    Citizens and policy makers around the world are increasingly questioning the trade agreement system, especially the investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS) that enables foreign investors to bypass the legal system of host states and sue governments before private tribunals for any policy, democratically passed law, or judgment of a court that adversely affects them.

     
  2. Nuclear Phase-Out put to the test

    • Nathalie Bernasconi-Osterwalder, Rhea Tamara Hoffmann
    08 အောက်တိုဘာလ 2013
    Policy briefing

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall filed request for arbitration at the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), after Germany’s decision to phase out nuclear energy.

  3. Discover the dark side of Investment

    27 ဇွန်လ 2012
    Article

    Introduction to the international investment regime, including key facts, links to useful resources and ideas for action.

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    Video: The Dark Side of Investment Agreements

    Cecilia Olivet
    30 မေလ 2012
    Multi-media

    An animation which exposes how people are paying the costs of corporate lawsuits under international investment agreements.

       
  5. The Dark Side of Investment Agreements

    Cecilia Olivet
    16 ဒီဇင်ဘာလ အသုံးပြု စကားစု - လအမည် အပြည့်အစုံ 2011
    Article

    Signing international investment treaties, in the hope of attracting foreign investments, has been a central strategy for governments looking to improve economic development. The less known side of this story is that by signing investment treaties, governments are giving away the sovereign right to regulate in the interest of people and the environment. They also expose themselves to the risk of spending millions in law suits that could have been used to serve public needs. It’s time that the dark side of investment is put under the spotlight.

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    Global Investment Rules: Threat to Democracy and the Environment

    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Multi-media

    Around the world, citizens have been mobilizing to defend their environment and economic sovereignty from transnational corporations, but there is another threat lurking in the shadows that can ride roughshod over our rights. A video of the Network for Justice in Global Investment in collaboration with the Transnational Institute.

  7. The implications of international investment treaties

    29 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Article

    Gus Van Harten discusses specific cases of investor-to-state arbitration to highlight what are the key problems with international investment treaties. How developing countries are being impacted by investment disputes and what the role is of lawyers and experts in promoting a growing international arbitration industry.

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    Legalised Profiteering?

    03 နိုဝင်ဘာလ 2011
    Policy briefing

    The secretive and lucrative world of international investment arbitration has enriched a small coterie of multi-billion dollar international firms, which actively promote and even help finance litigations against states and have fought fiercely to prevent changes to an unjust international investment regime.

  9. ASEAN Regional Forum on Investment (21-22 September, Manila)

    22 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2011
    Article

    Between 20 and 21 September 2011, 40 ASEAN campaigners and experts met in Manila to share knowledge and experiences, articulate common strategies and discuss alternatives to the current investment regime. 

  10. Mining for El Salvador's Gold... In Washington

    Manuel Pérez-Rocha
    19 သြဂုတ်လ 2010
    Article

    An international tribunal gives the green light to a lawsuit brought by two companies attempting to overcome strong public and government resistance to their destructive gold mining.

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    Global campaign against anti-democratic investment rules

    13 ဇန်နဝါရီလ 2008
    Article
    Bolivia is being sued by Telecom Italia in a secretive World Bank tribunal, ICSID, even though the Andean nation withdrew from the tribunal in May 2007.