The 2012 IIA Conference will bring together IIA negotiators, investment practitioners, legal scholars, and representatives from civil society and the private sector to discuss how the international investment regime can work better for sustainable development. It will draw lessons learnt from the recent evolution of the IIA regime, with a view to identifying possible ways forward.
The IIA Conference 2012 will report to the UNCTAD XIII Ministerial Round Table (Sunday afternoon).
Questions to be addressed include
- What are the key principles for maximising the IIA regime’s contribution to sustainable development?
- How can the coherence between international and national investment policies be improved to better support sustainable development?