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The History of ICSID

Antonio R. Parra


This book details the history and development of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and its constituent treaty, the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States, covering the years from 1955 to 2010. The book traces the immediate origins of the Convention, in the years 1955 to 1962, and gives a stage-by-stage narrative of the drafting of the Convention between 1962 and 1965. It recounts details of bringing the Convention into force in 1966 and the elaboration of the initial versions of the Regulations and R ... More

Keywords: ICSID, convention, administrative council, conciliation cases, arbitration cases

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199660568
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Antonio R. Parra, author
Consultant with the World Bank

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