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The History of ICSID$

Antonio R. Parra

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199660568

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660568.001.0001

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(p.li) List of Abbreviations

(p.li) List of Abbreviations

The History of ICSID
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  • AAA

    American Arbitration Association


    Association of Southeast Asian Nations

  • BIT

    bilateral investment treaty


    Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement

  • CIEL

    Center for International Environmental Law

  • DAC

    Development Assistance Committee of the OECD

  • ECT

    Energy Charter Treaty

  • FCN

    friendship, commerce and navigation treaty

  • FSIA

    1976 Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (U.S.)

  • FTA

    free trade agreement

  • IBRD

    International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

  • ICC

    International Chamber of Commerce

  • ICJ

    International Court of Justice


    International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

  • IDA

    International Development Association

  • IFC

    International Finance Corporation

  • IIIA

    International Investment Insurance Agency

  • IISD

    International Institute for Sustainable Development

  • ILC

    International Law Commission

  • IMF

    International Monetary Fund

  • LCIA

    London Court of International Arbitration

  • MAI

    Multilateral Agreement on Investment

  • MFN


  • MIGA

    Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

  • MMCW

    Memorandum of the Meeting of the Committee of the Whole (of the Executive Directors of the World Bank)


    North American Free Trade Agreement

  • NGO

    non-governmental organization

  • NIEO

    New International Economic Order

  • OECD

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

  • OEEC

    Organisation for European Economic Co-operation (since 1960, the OECD)

  • OPEC

    Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

  • OPIC

    Overseas Private Investment Corporation

  • PCA

    Permanent Court of Arbitration

  • SCC

    Stockholm Chamber of Commerce

  • SOE

    State-owned enterprise


    Summary Proceedings of the Legal Committee Meeting

  • SRSG

    Special Representative of the U.N. Secretary-General on Business and Human Rights (p.lii)

  • TNC

    transnational corporation


    United Nations Commission on International Trade Law


    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

  • WTO

    World Trade Organization


  • AJIL

    American Journal of International Law

  • Broches Selected Essays

    Aron Broches, Selected Essays: World Bank, ICSID, and Other Subjects of Public and Private Investment Law (1995)


    British Yearbook of International Law

  • History of the ICSID Convention

    ICSID, History of the ICSID Convention: Documents Concerning the Origin and Formulation of the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (1968) (a collection of documents comprising the travaux préparatoires of the Convention)

  • ICLQ

    International and Comparative Law Quarterly

  • ICSID Rep.

    ICSID Reports


    ICSID Review—Foreign Investment Law Journal

  • IIC

    International Investment Claims (included with a unique identifying number on all cases at 〈http://www.investmentclaims.com〉)

  • ILM

    International Legal Materials

  • TDM

    Transnational Dispute Management

  • UNTS

    United Nations Treaty Series

  • YBCA

    Yearbook of Commercial Arbitration


    Yearbook of the International Law Commission