Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Law

A new global role for Professor Surya Subedi

26 February 2015 |

Professor Surya P. Subedi has been appointed by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, and the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development in Geneva, as a member of a Task Force on Investment Policy with a mandate to develop global policy on investment.

The World Economic Forum in Davos is a prestigious forum for the world’s political and business leaders to discuss global economic policies, challenges, and opportunities. The Task Force on Investment Policy consists of a group of eminent experts drawn from leading institutions from around the globe.

It is understood that Professor Subedi was appointed on the basis of his expertise in international law in general and in international investment law in particular. He has published a book in international investment law which has become popular internationally and has also published several other scholarly articles in this area in prestigious professional international law journals.

Commenting on his appointment, Professor Subedi said that the new appointment would enable him to make a contribution to global policy making on investment and sustainable and equitable global economic growth. He is Professor of International Law at the University of Leeds and a Barrister in England.

 

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