Against the background of the growth of foreign direct investment, the proliferation of international investment agreements and the rise of investment disputes, the Conference - entitled "What’s Next in International Investment Law and Policy? Improving the International Investment Law and Policy System" - will identify some of the challenges that the international investment law and policy system is facing and discuss the way forward.
More specifically, the Conference will examine the expectations of key stakeholders as regards the international investment law and policy system. It will also look at the implications of a rise of FDI protectionism and, related to that, address the question of whether there may be a need to recalibrate this system by looking, inter alia, at key investor protection standards; corporate social responsibility; home country measures; and the special role that developing countries can play in further developing and strengthening the current system.
Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Conference: What's Next in International Investment Law and Policy?
The Columbia Program on International Investment will host a conference on What's Next in International Investment Law and Policy?, October 30-31, in New York City. The program is not yet available online. Why attend?