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.

Multimedia

Official Sources


International Institutions


International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes Website

Official ICSID site for information about ICSID, Member States, Rules, Cases, Documents and Publications.


United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

Investment Instruments On-line: What are BITs.


World Investment Report 2008

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, World Investment Report (see pp. 15-17).

en espanol


Governments


Report of the Subcommittee on Investment of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy Regarding the Model Bilateral Investment Treaty

Presented to the Department of State, September 30, 2009

Annexes to the Report of the Subcommittee on Investment of the Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy Regarding the Model Bilateral Investment Treaty

(including joint submission by labor, environmental, and development groups)


Regulations.com: Your Voice in Federal Decision Making

Follow this link to access written comments that were submitted to the US government related to the US model bilateral investment treaty in July 2009.


Committee on Ways and Means website

 Subcommittee on Trade; Hearing on Investment Protections in U.S. Trade and Investment Agreements, Thursday, May 14, 2009.


Bolivia Submits a Notice under Article 71 of the ICSID Convention

ICSID NEWS RELEASE May 16, 2007 On May 2, 2007, the World Bank received a written notice of denunciation of the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (the ICSID Convention) from the Republic of Bolivia.


Ecuador’s Notification under Article 25(4) of the ICSID Convention

ICSID NEWS RELEASE December 5, 2007. On December 4, 2007, the Secretary-General received a notification under Article 25(4) of the ICSID Convention from the Republic of Ecuador.

Lea la carta del gobierno de Ecuador a CIADI  en espanol.


Office of the United States Trade Representative Website

 Information on Trade Agreements, trade topics, the WTO and Multilateral Affairs, and Bilateral Investment Treaties.


U.S. Government Trade Compliance Center

Bilateral investment treaties.


U.S. Model Bilateral Investment Treaty

 Office of the United States Trade Representative website.


NAFTA Investor-State Arbitrations

U.S. Department of State website. Information on cases filed against the United States, Canada and Mexico.


Presidential Candidates on Trade Report

Statements by President Obama on investment and other issues related to U.S. trade policies (Citizens Trade Campaign).


Republic of South Africa’s Position Paper

Bilateral Investment Treaty Policy Framework Review; Executive Summary of Government Position Paper, July 2009


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