CCPA assessment of Eco Oro's ISDS win in challenge to Colombian mining ban

Senior Researcher Stuart Trew writes in The Monitor about the devastating implications of Canadian mining company Eco Oro's successful Canada–Colombia FTA investor–state lawsuit, which undermines democratic decision-making and environmental policy in the Latin American country. The article argues that the ISDS tribunal's decision exposes the false hopes of Canada's investment treaty modernization agenda and Canadian promises that the ISDS regime is compatible with the right to regulate to protect the environment, workers, Indigenous rights and mining-effected communities. Click here to read the article.