UNCITRAL and ISDS Reform: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Author: Anthea Roberts
Published: 05.10.2022
From September 5 – 16, the delegates of UNCITRAL Working Group III were back in Vienna to continue discussing ISDS reform. While it was possible for registered delegates to watch the proceedings online, it was only possible to make interventions in person. This approach, which we understand to be a general UN approach, decisively shifted the Working Group’s centre of gravity back to the physical room. The people – and the margins – were back. The margins were busy as delegates saw each other again after two years online. Many delegates arrived early and left late to have more time…