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One of the key developments in international economic relations concerns the multiplication of international investment agreements (IIAs), including bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and free-trade agreements containing investment chapters....

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We live in a world of complexity of trade relations, with a proliferation of multilateral, plurilateral and bilateral rules that in many ways shrink national policy spaces. African countries need trade to foster their economic development, and...

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Public finance governance is an important dimension of economic development policy. Besides country's national frameworks, there are international dimensions to public finance governance which may warrant a legal analysis. Issues pertaining to...

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As the African continent is full of natural resources, international law must play a crucial role for ensuring sustainable management of these resources, for the benefit of African citizens. Efforts to internationally regulate the use of natural...