The international dispute settlement system suffers a significant democracy deficit.  Transparency is lacking in almost all international dispute settlement mechanisms, and opportunities for public participation are woefully absent.

Many of the worst instances of denial of transparency and public participation occur in disputes brought by investors under the approximately 3000 international investment agreements (IIAs) currently in force.  Most IIAs allow investors to bring arbitral cases against...

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