Lisa Kadel and Christian Schliemann

Christian Schliemann Radbruch studied law in Berlin and Strasbourg. He worked as scientific research assistant at the Free University Berlin, where he completed his PhD on the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples to collective autonomy. Since 2014 he is Legal Advisor for the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in the Business and Human Rights Department. His work at ECCHR focused in particular on supply chain liability in the textile sector, agribusiness and highly hazardous pesticides, the regulation of the arms trade as well as international investment law’s impacts on human rights.

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Gabriel Resources v. Romania: Local Residents as Third Parties in Investor-State Dispute Settlement?

Gabriel Resources v. Romania: Local Residents as Third Parties in Investor-State Dispute Settlement?

The Canadian corporation Gabriel Resources wanted to establish Europe’s largest gold mine in Rosia Montana, Romania. Local villagers and Romanian civil society resisted the corporation and the state, due to perceived disregard for ...