2012 Symposium

The Harvard Human Rights Journal Presents a Symposium:
Human Rights & International Investment Law


Friday, April 6, 2012
Registration begins at 11:30am
Milstein East C, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School


Lunch Keynote Address: Human Rights in a Fragmenting International Law
Prof. Alain Pellet
Université de Paris Ouest, Nanterre/La Défense
Former Chairperson of the International Law Commission of the United Nations


Case Study Presentation 1: Pac Rim Cayman LLC v. Republic of El Salvador (CAFTA)
Marcos Orellana
Senior Attorney, Center for International Environmental Law
Adjunct Professor, Washington College of Law

For more information regarding this case, click here.


Case Study Presentation 2: The Chevron/Ecuador Dispute
Aaron Marr Page
Managing Attorney, Forum Nobis PLLC

For Chevron’s views on the case, please click here;  for Plaintiffs’ views, please click here.

To view filings in the arbitrations, click here.  For the Request for Precautionary Measures (Inter-American Commission on Human Rights), please click here.


Concluding Remarks: Intersections of Human Rights Principles and Investor-State Dispute Resolution
Mark Clodfelter
Partner, Foley Hoag LLP
Former Assistant Legal Adviser, US Department of State


Made possible by the generous support of the Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy Fund.


Co-sponsored by Advocates, LIDS, ILSA, and the Carr Center.


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