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

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Tienhaara, Kyla, Third-Party Participation in Investment-Environment Disputes: Recent Developments (January 13, 2011). RECIEL, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1740088

Kyla Tienhaara (Contact Author)

Queen's University ( email )

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6
Canada

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