UNCTAD's Series on International Investment Agreements analyzes the key concepts of core IIA provisions.
The "First-generation Pink Series" (1999-2005) sought to help countries participate as effectively as possible in international investment rulemaking.
The "Sequels" update and complement this Series analyzing how key issues in IIA provisions have evolved, particularly focusing on treaty practice and arbitral decisions.
In line with UNCTAD's mandate the Sequels analyze the development impact of IIA provisions and their respective formulations, and give policy options that strengthen the sustainable-development aspect of IIAs.
Both generations represent a standard reference tool for IIA negotiators, policymakers, the private sector, academia and other stakeholders.