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Part V The International Law of Foreign Investment, XXXVII The Interplay of Investment Protection and Other Areas of International Law

From: Principles of International Economic Law (1st Edition)

Matthias Herdegen

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From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 May 2024

Investment — Investor
Like other areas of international law, international investment law must not be read in isolation from other legal regimes. The international rules on investment stand in context with human rights, labour standards, and international environmental law.1 In case the application of an investment treaty affects compliance with obligations under human rights or environmental law, the general principles of treaty interpretation require a ‘systemic integration’ of both obligations, which signifies that an investment treaty must be interpreted in the light of the other...
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