Human Rights and Bilateral Investment Treaties: Mapping the role of human rights law within investor-state arbitration

Rights and Democracy (Montreal) | February 2009

Human Rights and Bilateral Investment Treaties: Mapping the role of human rights law within investor-state arbitration.

By Luke Eric Peterson

The report introduces the foreign investment protection regime and presents its key legal and policy implications for the protection of human rights. It profiles a series of lawsuits that have arisen between foreign investors and their host states — where state compliance with investment treaty obligations is in question and where human rights concerns have resulted from investment projects. The report is the third is a series of publications produced by Rights & Democracy under the banner "Investing in Human Rights".

- English: http://www.dd-rd.ca/site/_PDF/publications/globalization/HIRA-volume3-ENG.pdf
- Francais: http://www.dd-rd.ca/site/_PDF/publications/globalization/HIRA-volume3-FREN.pdf
- Espagnol: http://www.dd-rd.ca/site/_PDF/publications/globalization/HIRA-volume3-SPAN.pdf