Please find below a communication from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) concerning the public tender for arbitrators and conciliators under the ICSID Convention.
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) was established by the Washington Convention of 18 March 1965 on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (ICSID Convention) and has 155 Member States to date.
According to Article 13 of the ICSID Convention, each Contracting State may designate arbitrators and conciliators. Switzerland is accordingly looking for qualified persons for the renewal of Switzerland’s list of arbitrators and conciliators at ICSID, as the current list expires on 11 February 2021.
Please refer to the attached documents for details and note the application deadline of 30 November 2020.