Third-Party Participation in Investment-Environment Disputes: Recent Developments
RECIEL, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007
23 Pages Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last revised: 4 Jul 2014
Date Written: January 13, 2011
This article outlines recent developments in investor – State dispute settlement related to the participation of third parties in arbitration. A particular focus is given to third party participation in disputes with a clear public interest based on the relevance of the cases to the protection of the environment, or sustainable development more generally. The benefits and drawbacks of third party participation and the relationship of participation to broader issues of transparency are also briefly discussed.
Keywords: investor-state dispute settlement, environmnet, NGOs
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