Investment Policy Brief 9, July 2017
The Legal Nature of the Draft Pan-African Investment Code and its Relationship with International Investment Agreements
The present Policy Brief examines the drafting and negotiating process of the draft Pan-African Investment Code (PAIC). It analyses different aspects of this process, particularly the legal nature of the PAIC and its relationship with other international investment agreements.
It concludes that the specific objective of the Pan-African Investment Code is to elaborate a model which will serve as roadmap and strategy to guide AU Member States in the negotiation and development of “new generation” international investment agreements by Member States of the African Union.
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This article was tagged: African Union (AU), Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs), Emerging and Developing Economies (EDEs), Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), Investment Agreement, Investment Law and Policy, Investment Policy Briefs, Pan-African Investment Code, Reform of the IIA regime, Sustainable Development