The (Lack of) Women Arbitrators in Investment Treaty Arbitration

FDI Perspectives, February 2012

3 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2012

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Gus Van Harten

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School

Date Written: November 1, 2011

Abstract

In this short article, data is presented on the striking lack of women arbitrators in investment treaty arbitrations.The author argues for a mandatory roster system to ensure a more publicly accountable and deliberative merit-based appointments process while also enhancing arbitrator independence.

Keywords: arbitration, investment, international, representation, diversity, women

Suggested Citation

Van Harten, Gus, The (Lack of) Women Arbitrators in Investment Treaty Arbitration (November 1, 2011). FDI Perspectives, February 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2005336

Gus Van Harten (Contact Author)

York University - Osgoode Hall Law School ( email )

4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
Canada
416 650 8419 (Phone)

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