Investment Arbitration and Human Rights Law
March 21, 2007

International Arbitration Program
American University Washington College of Law

Co-sponsored by the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)

Mooers-Morella Ceremonial Courtroom (603)
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

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General Fee: $50.00
WCL Alumni Fee: $35.00

2:00-2:15pm

Opening Remarks
DEAN CLAUDIO GROSSMAN, Professor of Law and Raymond I. Geraldson Scholar for International and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law (WCL), Washington, DC

  DANIEL BARSTOW MAGRAW, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for International Environmental Law, Washington, DC
2:15-3:45pm

International Human Rights and Investment Law Issues in International Arbitration

Moderator:
DEAN CLAUDIO GROSSMAN, WCL

 

YORAM DINSTEIN, Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

ZACHARY DOUGLAS, Professor University College London and Matrix Chambers, London, UK

CLAUDIA MARTIN, Professor and Co-Director, Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law , WCL

4:00-5:30pm

Selected Procedural Issues

Moderator:
HORACIO A. GRIGERA NAÓN, Director, International Arbitration Program, WCL

 

Jurisdiction & Applicable Law: Role of Human Rights Law in Investment Disputes
GONZALO BIGGS , Partner, Figueroa Valenzuela & Cia Abogados, Santiago, Chile

Amici Briefs and Human Rights in BIT Arbitration
RUDOLF DOLZER , Director, Institute of International Law, University of Bonn, Germany

Access to Information: Transparency in Investment Arbitration
MARGRETE STEVENS, Consultant, King & Spalding LLP, Washington, DC

5:30-5:50pm

Conference Summary
MARCOS A. ORELLANA, Senior Attorney, Center for International Environmental Law, Washington, DC

5:50-6:00pm

Closing Remarks
HORACIO A. GRIGERA NAÓN, Director, International Arbitration Program, WCL

6:00-7:00pm

Reception