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Balancing Human Rights and Investor Protection: Kyrgyzstan's gold mining sector

Hosted by the Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy

  • Friday 17 October 2014
  • Speaker: Dr Begaiym Esenkulova
  • Chair: Andrea Saldarriaga

Begaiym EsenkulovaIn this guest seminar Begaiym Esenkulova will present her research on Kyrgyzstan’s investment policy regarding gold mining and the potential to reform it in order to align human rights and investor protection. The presentation will be based on Esenkulova’s analysis of the legislation and regulations of Kyrgyzstan, the country’s international law obligations (including bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and agreements) investment contracts, and ‘soft’ law. 

Begaiym Esenkulova is assistant professor of law of the American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan and a doctoral candidate of the Legal Studies Department of Central European University in Hungary.

Andrea Saldarriaga (chair) co-leads the Investment and Human Rights Project in the Centre for the Study of Human Rights’ Laboratory for Advanced Research on the Global Economy. 

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