The PCA Environmental Arbitration and Conciliation Rules
Article from: TDM 1 (2004), in International Commercial Arbitration
At an Extraordinary Meeting held on 19 June 2001, the Administrative Council of the Permanent Court of Arbitration adopted by consensus the Optional Rules for Arbitration of Disputes Relating to Natural Resources and/or the Environment (‘Environmental Arbitration Rules’). These rules result from the efforts of the International Bureau of the PCA together with a working group and drafting committee of experts in environmental law and arbitration, and incorporating the comments of PCA Member States. The Rules seek to address certain lacunae in environmental ...