“International Investment Policy Reform for Sustainable Development” event on 12–13 September (UNCTAD, D-8, IsDB)28 Aug 2019
UNCTAD in cooperation with the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation (http://developing8.org/) and the Islamic Development Bank (https://www.isdb.org) will organize a regional workshop for member countries of the D-8 organization on “International Investment Policy Reform for Sustainable Development” from 12–13 September 2019.
The event will take place in the D-8 Headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey and is addressed to officials dealing with investment (policymakers and negotiators) from D-8 member countries.
The workshop will discuss the need for a holistic and inclusive reform of the international investment regime. Participants will also share their experiences on investor-State disputes (ISDS) arising from IIAs and their countries’ new approaches to IIAs (e.g. new treaties, new BIT models and new investment policy guidelines and principles).
- Download: Draft agenda
- Related links: D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation - event page