The Interaction of International Investment Arbitration and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Article from: TDM 1 (2017), in Investor-State Disputes - International Investment Law
This chapter explores the interaction of international investment law with the rights of indigenous peoples. The crossover of these growing subfields of public international law may arise in a variety of ways in the context of investor-state arbitration, as described in section 2 of this chapter. First, indigenous people might be the investor claimants in an arbitration against a state and invoke the specific protections owed to indigenous peoples in support of their claim. Second, a foreign investor might complain about measures taken by a host state that were put in place for ...