Investment dispute prevention and management at the national level
This is the 7th of a webinar series on investment facilitation for development, held in the framework of a joint ITC/DIE project on Investment Facilitation for Development.
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The webinar will focus on investment dispute prevention and management at the national level. During the webinar, the following issues will be addressed:
- The function of dispute prevention and management and the various forms it can take.
- Best practices, including specific country examples of setting up dispute prevention mechanisms.
- The importance of conflict prevention and management at the national level and how such mechanisms could be reflected in an investment facilitation framework for development.
The webinar will be conducted in an interactive manner and allow for questions by participants.
Contributors from our Network
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
Dr. Axel Berger is a Senior Researcher at the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE), Programme Transformation of Economic and Social Systems. He is heading the G20 Policy Research Group at DIE and led the T20 Task Force on Trade, Investment and Tax in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Axel holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Duisburg-Essen and a Master’s degree from the Munich Ludwig-Maximilians-University in political science, economics and modern history. He works on the design, effects and diffusion patterns of international trade and investment agreements, with a focus on emerging markets and developing countries. Other areas of current research include the effects of an international investment facilitation framework, the impact of free trade agreements on upgrading within global value chains and the role of the G20 in global governance. He teaches international political economy at the University of Bonn and regularly advises developing countries, development agencies and international organisations on trade and investment matters.Read more about Axel Berger ›