International Economic Law

The Value of Solidarity in International Economic Law

- Final Programme -

15 April 2021, 09:15 - 13:00


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09:15 – 11:00 

Opening remarks: Peter-Tobias Stoll (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)


Panel One - Solidarity and Adjudicators in International Economic Law

Chair: Marina Trunk Fedorova (St. Petersburg University)

Section A – International Investment Law

  • Solidarity in ICSID: An Exploration - Anuj Kumar Vaksha (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University)
  • A Dose of Solidarity for the Cause of Investor Accountability under International Law - Martin Jarrett (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg)
  • Solidarity and Environmental Concerns in International Investment Law: Opportunities and Challenges - Hui Pang (UNSW Sidney)


11:30 – 13:00

Section B – International Trade Law

Chair: Klaus Blank (European Commission, Brussels)

  • Environmental Activism through Extraterritorial Trade Measures – 30 years after US – Tuna - Vinitika Vij (Jindal Global Law School)
  • The Solidarity of Contextual Interpretation of World Trade Organization Appellate Body (WTO-AB): Renewable Energy as Case Study - Tikumporn Rodkhunmuang (Guanghua Law School, Zhejiang University)


Panel Two - Solidarity and International Financial Law 

  • Non-Trade Values in Financial Services: the WTO Legal Framework and Jurisprudence. The Case Argentina – Financial Services - Ludovica Mulas (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna,  Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)
  • New Sources of Normativity and the Financial Markets: Is China Shifting from a Norm- Importer to a Norm-Exporter in the Global Initiatives on Sustainable Finance? - Kelly Chen (Stockholm University)


Closing Remarks: Elisa Baroncini (Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna)




Prof. Elisa BaronciniAlma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

Dr. Federica Cristani, Institute of International Relations, Prague

Dr. Anna Marhold, Leiden University

Dr. Gustavo Prieto, Ghent University  

Prof. Peter-Tobias Stoll, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Prof. Marina Trunk Fedorova, St. Petersburg University