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4 The Preliminary Draft of the Convention

From: The History of ICSID (2nd Edition)

Antonio R. Parra

From: Investment Claims (http://oxia.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved. date: 28 November 2023

Definition of investment

This chapter provides a detailed, stage-by-stage narrative of the drawing up of the text of the Convention between 1962 and 1965. It describes the Preliminary Draft, focusing on the main differences between it and the Working Paper. It also reviews the sources or antecedents for the Preliminary Draft (and the Working Paper before it). The chapter then turns to the discussions at the regional consultative meetings.

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