About the Project

The Network for Justice in Global Investment is a joint effort by citizens and organizations in a variety of countries to challenge one of the most anti-democratic aspects of the global economic order – the rules governing international investment. Read More.


Mining for Profits in International Tribunals

April 29, 2010

By Sarah Anderson, Rebecca Dreyfus, Manuel Pérez Rocha

Source:  Institute for Policy Studies

Transnational corporations are increasingly turning to international arbitration tribunals to resolve disputes over natural resource rights, new report reveals

Washington, DC – In conflicts over rights to valuable natural resources, transnational companies are increasingly using a powerful new weapon – the right to sue

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Phillip Morris Makes Demands of Uruguay at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

April 13, 2010

Source: Redes-Amigos de la Tierra Uruguay

The following is a dossier of articles published in Uruguay and the United States since Phillip Morris began a lawsuit against the Uruguayan state in mid-March. There have been some extremely informative memos, published by both domestic and foreign media, as well as other more analytical and specialized articles (especially those translated

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A Free Trade Agreement for Mining Companies?

March 10, 2010

Communications team of the National Front against the Metallic mining Industry

Source: National Front against the Metallic mining Industry

At the beginning of this week negotiations resumed concerning a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Central America and Canada.  The leader of the Ministry of Economy’s Political Commerce committee, Carlos Moreno, announced the continuation of the 12th round of negotiations, which began

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