Happy 50th birthday ICSID

Friday, 27 February

Aron Broches looks on as the World Bank's then-president, George Woods, signs the ICSID Convention in 1965

The IBA International Arbitration Day in Washington, DC, today marks 50 years of ICSID, created through the Washington (or ICSID) Convention of 1965.

World Health Organization weighs in on tobacco case

Friday, 27 February

World Health Organization Executive Board Room, Geneva

An ICSID tribunal has allowed the World Health Organization to file an amicus curiae brief in a long-running dispute between tobacco company Philip Morris and the Uruguayan government over regulations on cigarette packaging.

GAR Awards 2015 - pictures in full

Friday, 27 February

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Click below for the full photo coverage of the 5th annual GAR Awards ceremony at the W Hotel in Washington DC.

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Is ICSID heading in the wrong direction?

Tuesday, 24 February

As ICSID celebrates the 50th anniversary of its creation this week, a former acting secretary general of the centre, Nassib Ziadé, says it’s time to talk about some of its problems – including flawed appointment processes and a lack of guidance on arbitrator challenges.

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