​Washington, D.C., August 13, 2007. The hearing on the merits in the Glamis Gold v. USA case is scheduled to take place before a three-member arbitral tribunal from 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2007 through Friday, August 17, 2007.

This case has been initiated under Chapter Eleven of the NAFTA and is governed by the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. ICSID is administering the proceedings in this case.

The parties have agreed to make the hearing open to the public, except for those parts which involve confidential matters. The hearing will be broadcast live in room H1-200 of the World Bank. The room, which has limited seating, is located at 600 19th Street, N.W., Washington, DC, 20433. Visitor passes will be issued upon presentation of a valid picture ID. The passes will allow access to room H1-200 only. Members of the public wishing to attend are requested to provide their e-mail addresses to Ms. Eloïse Obadia (eobadia@worldbank.org) and Mr. Malkiat Singh (malkiatsingh@worldbank.org) of ICSID, so that they might be notified as to times when the broadcast will not be available to the public.

Cameras and recording equipment are not allowed.