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Colombia is a contracting state to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 18 May 1993
  • Deposit of Ratification: 15 July 1997
  • Entry into Force: 14 August 1997
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Colombia has made the following panel designations effective until 5 May 2016:
    - Mrs. Elizabeth CADENA FERNÁNDEZ: Secretary General, Ministry of Finance and Public Credit
    - Mr. Nicolás LLOREDA: Attorney 
    - Dr. Néstor Humberto MARTÍNEZ NEIRA: Attorney; Former Minister of the Interior; Past Minister of Justice
    - Prof. Ignacio SANÍN BERNAL: Professor of Law, Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana
    - Mr. Enrique GÓMEZ-PINZÓN: Past Professor of Public International Law, Universidad de Los Andes
    - Mr. Fernando MANTILLA-SERRANO: Attorney
    - Prof. W. Michael REISMAN (U.S.A. Nationality): Professor of International Law, Yale Law School
    - Dr. Eduardo SILVA ROMERO: Attorney; Former Deputy Secretary General, International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce

Colombia is a contracting state to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 25 September 1979
  • Entry into Force: 24 December 1979

Colombia is a Contracting State to both the 1899 & 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • 1899 Entry into Force: 15 June 1907
  • 1907 Entry into Force: 17 March 1997

Colombia is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 5 November 1945

Official State Name: Republic of Colombia - República de Colombia

Official Language: Spanish

Capital: Bogotá, D.C.

Motto: "Libertad y Orden" "Liberty and Order"

Currency: Peso (COP)

Time Zone: (UTC-5)

International Calling Code: +57

Internet TLD: .co

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