Land deals and the law: Grievances, human rights and investor protection

March 2016
Colombia Center on Sustainable Investment

Host governments seeking to address the grievances of people adversely affected by land-based investments must navigate a complicated landscape of legal obligations and pragmatic considerations. Provides an overview of practical solutions for governments confronting land grievances, considered in the context of the constraints and obligations imposed by international investment law, international human rights law, domestic law, and investor-state contracts.