Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador, ICSID Case No. ARB/09/12 - Application for Permission to Proceed as Amici Curiae
March 2, 2011 - Prospective amici are member organizations of the Mesa Nacional Frente a la Minería Metálica de El Salvador (the El Salvador National Roundtable on Mining) ("La Mesa"), a coalition of community organizations, research institutes, and environmental, human rights, and faith-based nonprofit organizations who collectively aim to improve public policy dialogue concerning metals mining in El Salvador. Amici respectfully apply for permission to proceed as amicus curiae in the above-captioned matter, pursuant to Article 37(2) of the ICSID Arbitration Rules, United-States Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) Article 10.20.3, and the Tribunal's Procedural Order dated February 2, 2011. Specifically, prospective amici seek permission to file the written submission attached as Appendix and the opportunity to make an oral presentation at the upcoming jurisdictional hearing.