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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes


part of World Bank Group one of the five institutions that comprise the World Bank Group, based in Washington, DC. It was established in 1966 to undertake the role previously undertaken in a personal capacity by the president of the World Bank in assisting in mediation or conciliation of investment disputes between governments and private foreign investors. The overriding consideration in its establishment was that a specialist institution could help to promote increased flows of international investment. Although ICSID has close links to the World Bank, it is an autonomous organization.

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