International Investment Law and International Human Rights Law: Reuniting Two Long Lost Siblings - Speaking Notes
Article from: TDM 5 (2018), in Conferences
I'm honoured to speak to you today* about international human rights law ("IHRL") and international investment law ("IIL"). It's a topic that is close to my heart, as a liberal internationalist lawyer and academic, because I believe international norms can be a valid and effective means of mitigating the individual's relationship with the State. It seems to me that a sharp divide exists between these two areas of legal practice - international human rights law and international investment law - which should not exist. For example, I've seen too many academic articles ...