The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce a call for papers for the edition of the Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy covering 2018. The Yearbook is published by Oxford University Press (OUP) in hardcopy, as an ebook, and as part of OUP’s Investment Claims online service.

The Yearbook monitors current developments in international investment law and policy. Beginning with the 2017 edition, Part One will include short pieces providing succinct overviews of recent developments and trends in international investment treaties and treaty policy; investor-state dispute settlement; institutional developments; and developments relevant to particular regions or countries. Part Two continues to include detailed analyses or short think pieces on central thematic issues in the contemporary discussions on international investment law and policy.

All papers must be original texts and are subject to double-blind peer review. Original contributions to be considered for publication in the Yearbook are accepted on a rolling basis until February 1, 2019; please send submissions to Lisa Sachs (

Important information for interested contributors:
Authors interested in submitting contributions for Part One are encouraged to contact Lisa Sachs early to express interest in drafting a contribution. Please send an abstract along with your expression of interest.
Authors interested in submitting for Part Two are encouraged to send their contributions, along with an abstract and table of contents, to Lisa Sachs.

Footnotes should conform to guidelines available here: