International investment rule-making : stocktaking, challenges and the way forward / United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Author
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, N.Y. : United Nations, 2008.
Description
xi, 111 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
  • UNCTAD series on international investment policies for development. [More in this series]
  • UNCTAD series on international investment policies for development, 1814-2001
Summary note
This book reviews sixty years of international investment rule-making and identifies main trends in current treaty practice, as well as the core characteristics of the existing universe of International Investment Agreements (IIAs) at the beginning of the 21st century. Based on this analysis, the third part describes the main challenges for policy makers and IIA negotiators deriving from the present IIA system, and makes a number of suggestions on how to deal with them. The Fourth part contains a brief outlook concerning the future evolution of the IIA universe.--Publisher's description.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Introduction -- The history of the current IIA universe -- The IIA universe at the beginning of the 21st century -- Challenges in managing the existing IIA universe --Outlook.
Other format(s)
Also available online.
ISBN
  • 9789211127317 (pbk.)
  • 9211127319 (pbk.)
OCLC
316423211
RCP
C - S