The symposium will focus on investment treaty arbitration from a forward-looking perspective: how can future practice might be shaped or reformed in a way that can both promote environmental sustainability and protect responsible and legitimate foreign investments? In light of this focus, the symposium will engage participants in discussions on specific reform proposals and practical policy and treaty practice responses to issues dealing with how international investment law and environmental law might become more mutually supportive and complimentary especially in the context of the adjudication of foreign investment disputes concerning environmental issues.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Symposium: The Present and Future Role of Investment Treaty Arbitration in Adjudicating Environmental Disputes
PluriCourts at the University of Oslo will host a symposium on "The Present and Future Role of Investment Treaty Arbitration in Adjudicating Environmental Disputes," on November 5-6, 2015. The program is here. Here's the idea: