Foreign Investments & Human Rights - The Actors and Their Different Roles
Article from: TDM 1 (2013), in Human Rights
Human rights law and international investment law have developed as two separate disciplines. But, despite a certain tendency of fragmentation, these two fields of international law are not hermetically separated. They have the same common goal: the protection of the right to property, which is also a human right. Human rights have the potential to protect opposite sides in certain scenarios: they may operate in favour of investors or against them where investment operations interfere with human rights of the population of the host State. This article analyses the different ...