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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) is the world’s leading institution devoted to international investment dispute settlement. Every year the Secretary-General submits an Annual Report on the operation of the Centre to the Administrative Council for its approval. The Annual Report provides an overview of activities during the past ICSID fiscal year, including information on developments in the ICSID membership and caseload, designations to the Panels of Arbitrators and of Conciliators, resolutions adopted by the Council, publications, and financial statements on the income and expenditures of the Centre.
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During fiscal year 1995, membership inICSID continued to grow, particularly among Latin American countries. Argentina, Bolivia,Nicaragua and Venezuela were among the countries that joined ICSID during the year. ... See More + Spain and Mozambique also became ICSID members in the fiscal year. In the course offiscal year 1995, another three countriesAlgeria.Oman and St. Kitts & Nevis-began the process of Joining the Centre by signing the ICSID Convention. Altogether, there were at the close of the fiscal year 119 member countries of ICSID and a further 15 that had taken the first step towards membership bysignmg the Convention. There was also continued growth in clauses providmg for ICSID conciliation and arbitration,particularly in investment laws and treaties. During the year,there were concluded some further 20 bilateral investment treaties with clauses providmg for the settlement by ICSID arbitration of disputes arising out of investments covered by the treaties. These brought to approximately 350 the numberof bilateral investment treaties with clauses of this kind Also in fiscal year 1995 the Energy Charter Treaty was concluded among fortyonecountries and the European Communities. It became, after the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Colonia InvestmentProtocol of Mercosur. the third multilateral agreement with investment dispute-settlement clauses referring to ICSID. The proliferation of such clauses was refleeted in the case load of the Centre Duringthe year there were four arbitration cases and one concihat1on case before the Centre Each of the arbitration cases was brought under the dispute-settlement clause of an investment law or a bilateral investment treaty. These issues included a biograph1cal essay on ICSID and a paper on the new initiative for the elaboration of a multilateral agreement on investment under the auspices of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. See Less -
Annual Report 110174 SEP 01, 1995
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