International Arbitration Program
American University Washington College of Law


Investment Arbitration and Human Rights Law
March 21, 2007

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

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

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, 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
American University Washington College of Law

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 , American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC

4:00-5:30pm

Selected Procedural Issues

Moderator:

HORACIO A. GRIGERA NAÓN
Director, International Arbitration Program
American University Washington College of Law, Washington, DC

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
Former Senior Counsel, Washington, DC
International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), The World Bank, 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
American University Washington College of Law

6:00-7:00pm

Reception