Implications of International Investment Agreements

in partnership with Third World Network, Our World is Not for Sale, and Public Citizen
Session Type
Side Events
Room number
Room IV
15 October 2014
16:00 - 18:00 Europe/Zurich

The number of disputes brought by investors under international investment agreements (IIAs) has been steadily increasing. This event looks at the implications of these disputes for sustainable development, and will discuss actual case studies in particular areas.

Elements for the debate:

  • What has been learnt from IIA disputes, in particular effects on sustainable development?
  • What have been the implications of IIA disputes for financial stability?
  • What has been the impact of IIA disputes on the environment?
  • What has been the impact of IIA disputes on decent work, health, and safety?