Manuela Corredor Vasquez

About/Bio

Manuela Corredor Vasquez is a Legal Consultant at the World Bank Legal Vice-Presidency, in the Operation and Policy Unit. Manuela holds a LL. B from Universidad Javeriana (Colombia), an LL.M in International Legal Studies from NYU and is an EMPA Candidate at Columbia University. Before joining the World Bank, Manuela worked in commercial and investment arbitration and enforcement proceedings both at the private and public sectors. Manuela was an International Finance and Development Fellow at the International Development Law Organization and adjunct professor of Public International Law at Universidad Javeriana. She is co-author of the book Sovereign Immunities of the States: A Suitable Model for Colombia published by Universidad Javeriana. Posts are written in the authors’ personal capacity and do not purport to reflect the views of the World Bank, its Board of Executive Directors or its Member governments.

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UNCITRAL WGIII and Human Rights: towards a more balanced ISDS System?

Introduction Human rights law and investment arbitration law have traditionally been viewed as divergent fields, reflecting distinct objectives and representing the interests of different stakeholders. The investor-state dispute settlement system (ISDS) has been criticized for its asymmetrical nature, creating competing legal obligations for States, and granting rights to investors while limiting the States’ regulatory power and…

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