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Investment and human rights

Kenya Human Rights Commission

Investment and human rights

a manual

by Kenya Human Rights Commission

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Published by Kenya Human Rights Commission in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-62).

Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC599.K4 I58 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24586333M
LC Control Number2009349888

  Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the world's dev Pages: Investment project finance as a lever for higher standards --Connections between trade, investment and human rights --Workers' rights in trade and investment agreements --Towards human rights standards for foreign direct investors --A final word: a role for activists.

eral investment treaties is an imperative because of superior treaty obligations under the UN Charter and human rights conventions. This book tackles such complex issues in a lucid and readable style. Highly recommended.” – Alfred de Zayas, Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order, Human Rights. About Investment and Human Rights in Armed Conflict. This book analyses the way in which international human rights law (IHRL) and international investment law (IIL) are deployed – or fail to be deployed – in conflict countries within the context of natural resources extraction.

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These many dimensions, including the effect of foreign investment on a local population's human rights and international corporate responsibility for human rights violations, raise complex policy and legal.

This book offers a systematic analysis of the interaction between international investment law, investment arbitration and human rights, including the role of national and international courts, investor-state arbitral tribunals and alternative jurisdictions, the risks of legal and jurisdictional fragmentation, the human rights dimensions of investment law and arbitration, and the relationships of substantive and procedural principles of justice to international investment by: They collide with subsequent domestic regulation for the purpose of implementing higher human rights standards.

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Drawing on international Investment and human rights book, the national law of selected jurisdictions and the contracts concluded in a large investment project, Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World explores the ways in which the law protects the varied property rights that are at play in foreign investment projects in developing countries, with a focus on Africa.

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Abstract This book analyses the way in which international human rights law (IHRL) and international investment law (IIL) are deployed – or fail to be deployed – in conflict countries within the context of natural resources : Daria Davitti.

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Sen argues that human freedom should be both the means and the end of development, rather than a casualty of it, as is. This chapter discusses the role of human rights in international investment arbitration, focusing on issues such as jurisdiction, applicable law, and invocation of human rights during proceedings.

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Property rights and natural resource investments under national law in Africa 5. Property rights at two speeds: Contractual arrangements, standards of treatment and the dynamics of property rights 6. Conclusion. The Role of Human Rights in International Investment Law Luis Gonzalez Garcia* I.

INTRODUCTION Human rights norms interact with international investment law in at least five different ways. First, the investor might commit, or be complicit in, violations of human rights. Second, the State might violate the investor’s human Size: KB. Shyami has made an immense contribution to the debate on when, where, what, how or why to apply international law to address environment, human rights and investment issues." Priscilla Schwartz in the Melbourne Journal of International Law "Puvimanasinghe’s book is well researched, written, and argued.

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