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UNCITRAL Rules on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (effective date: 1 April 2014)

 

The following table presents a non-exhaustive list of investment treaties concluded after 1 April 2014 where the Rules on Transparency, or provisions modelled on the Rules on Transparency, are applicable in some instances of investor-State dispute resolution. The list is based on the database of international investment agreements maintained by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

The contents of this table are only updated on the UNCITRAL website on an annual basis.

The UNCITRAL Secretariat also prepares yearly a document containing the Status of Conventions and Enactments of UNCITRAL Model Laws, which is available on the web page of the corresponding UNCITRAL Commission session.

All dates: DD/MM/YYYY

Treaty

Signature

Entry into force

Relevant articles

Nigeria-Morocco BIT   
Reciprocal Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
3/12/2016   Article 27(1)(b)
Chile-Hong Kong, China SAR BIT
Investment Agreement between theGovernment of the Hong Kong SpecialAdministrative Region of the People'sRepublic of China and the Government ofthe Republic of Chile
 18/11/2016    Article 21(4)(a),Articles 26(2),28*
Argentina-Qatar BIT  
The Reciprocal Promotion and Protection ofInvestments between the Argentine Republicand the State of Qatar 
 6/11/2016    Article 14(3)(e)
Rwanda-Turkey BIT      
Agreement between the Government of theRepublic of Rwanda and the Government ofthe Republic of Turkey concerning theReciprocal Promotion and Protection ofInvestments
 3/11/2016    Article 10(2)(b)(ii)
Canada-EU CETA
Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada, of the one part and the European Union (and its Member States), of the other part
30/10/2016   Articles 8.36, 8.37 and 8.38*
Morocco-Rwanda BIT   
Agreement between the Government of theRepublic of Rwanda and the GovernmentKingdom of Morocco on the ReciprocalPromotion and Protection of Investments
 19/10/2016    Article 8(2)(iii)
Canada-Mongolia BIT    
Agreement Between Canada and Mongoliafor the Promotion and Protection ofInvestments
8/09/2016 24/02/2016 Article 23(1)(2),  Articles 30 and 31*
Japan-Kenya BIT            
Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Kenya for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
28/08/2016   Article 15(4)(b)(iii), Article 15.13*
Austria-Kyrgyzstan BIT  
Agreement on the Promotion and Protection of Investments between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Republic of Austria 
22/04/2016   Article 14(1)(c)(iii), Article 14(3)*
Morocco-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on the Promotion and Mutual Protection of Capital Investments 
 15/03/2016    Article 9(2)(c)
Canada-Hong Kong, China SAR BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Canada for the Promotion and Protection of Investments 
10/02/2016  06/09/2016 Articles 27 and 29*
Iran-Japan BIT
Agreement Between Japan and the Islamic Republic of Iran on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investment
5/02/2016   Article 18(2)(b)
TPP
Trans-Pacific Partnership
4/02/2016   Article 9.19(4)(c), Articles 9.23 (2-3), 9.24*
Iran-Slovakia BIT
Agreement between the Slovak Republic and the Islamic Republic of Iran for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
19/01/2016   Article 17(3)(a), Article 14(4)*
Iran-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran about Promotion and Mutual Protection of Capital Investments
23/12/2015   Article 9(2)(c)
Kuwait-Kyrgyzstan BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the State of Kuwait for the encouragement and reciprocal protection of investments
13/12/2015   Article 10(3)(b)*
Azerbaijan-San Marino BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of San Marino and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
23/09/2015   Article 12(2)(c)
Mauritius-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the United Arab Emirates and the Government of the Republic of Mauritius for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
20/09/2015   Article 10(4)d
China-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Turkey and the Government of the People's Republic of China concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
29/07/2015   Article 9.2(c)
Japan-Oman BIT
Agreement between Japan and the Sultanate of Oman for the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investment 
19/06/2015   Article 15.4(c), Article 15.12*
Eurasian Economic Union-Viet Nam FTA
Free Trade Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, of the other part 
29/05/2015   Article 8.38:3(b) 
Guinea Bissau-Morocco BIT
Agreement between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Guinea-Bissau for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
28/05/2015   Article 9(3)(b)
Canada-Guinea BIT
Agreement for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments between Canada and the Republic of Guinea
27/05/2015   Article 24(1)(3), Articles 31 and 32*
Denmark-Macedonia BIT
Agreement between the Macedonian Government and the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
08/05/2015 30/06/2016 Article 9(2)(b)
Burkina Faso-Canada BIT
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Burkina Faso for the Promotion and Protection of Investments 
20/04/2015   Article 25.1(3)
Articles 32 and 33*
Japan-Mongolia EPA
Agreement between Japan and Mongolia for an Economic Partnership
10/02/2015  07/06/2016 Article 10.13:4(c), Article 10.13:19*
Japan-Ukraine BIT
Agreement between Japan and Ukraine for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
05//02/2015   Article 18.4(c)
Japan-Uruguay BIT
Agreement between Japan and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay for the Liberalization, Promotion and Protection of Investment
26/01/2015   Article 21.3(c), Article 21.18*
Kyrgyzstan-Qatar BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the State of Qatar on the Mutual Promotion and Protection of Investments
08/12/2014   Article 9(3)(d)
Kyrgyzstan-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the United Arab Emirates on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
07/12/2014   Article 10(3)(a)
Canada-Côte d'Ivoire BIT
Canada-Côte d'Ivoire Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement
30/11/2014 14/12/2015 Article 23.1(c)
Articles 30 and 31*
Canada-Mali BIT
Agreement between Canada and Mali for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
28/11/2014  08/06/2016 Article 23.1(c)
Articles 30 and 31*
Canada-Senegal BIT
Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Senegal for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
27/11/2014  05/08/2016 Article 24.1(c)
Articles 31 and 32*
Japan-Kazakhstan BIT
Agreement between Japan and the Republic of Kazakhstan for the Promotion and Protection of Investment
23/10/2014  25/10/2015 Article 17.4(c)
Azerbaijan-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Azerbaijan for the Promotion and Mutual Protection of Investments
29/09/2014 16/11/2015 Article 8(2)(b)
Canada-Serbia BIT
Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Serbia for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
01/09/2014 27/04/2015 Article 24.1(c)
Articles 31 and 32*
Colombia-Turkey BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the Republic of Turkey concerning the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
28/07/2014   Article 12.6(b)
Colombia-France BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of the French Republic on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
10/07/2014   Article 15.4(b)
Article 15.12
Egypt-Mauritius BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Mauritius and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt on the Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments
25/06/2014 17/10/2014 Article 10.4
Republic of Moldova-Montenegro BIT
Agreement between the Government of Montenegro and the Government of the Republic of Moldova on Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
20/06/2014 23/06/2015 Article 8(2)(c)
Georgia-Switzerland BIT
Agreement between the Swiss Confederation and Georgia on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
03/06/2014 17/04/2015 Article 10(2)(b), Article 10(3)*
Eurasian Economic Union TIP
Treaty on Eurasian Economic Union
29/05/2014 01/01/2015 Annex 16, Section VII, Article 6(85)(3)
Greece-United Arab Emirates BIT
Agreement Between the Government of the United Arab Emirates and The Government of the Hellenic Republic on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
06/05/2014 06/03/2016 Article 10(3)(b), Article 10(4)*
Canada-Nigeria BIT
Agreement between Canada and the Federal Republic of Nigeria for the Promotion and Protection of Investments
06/05/2014   Article 24.1(c)
Articles 31 and 32*
Bahrain-Russian Federation BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain about promotion and mutual protection of capital investments
29/04/2014 25/12/2015 Article 8(2)(b)
Belarus-Cambodia BIT
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Belarus and the Government of the Kingdom of Cambodia on the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments
23/04/2014   Article 8(2)(d)**

  *Specific treaty provision on transparency.

** Application of the Rules of Transparency, unless otherwise decided by the disputing parties.