The first part of a hearing on jurisdiction, merits and quantum in the above case is scheduled to take place before a three-member arbitral tribunal starting on Monday, February 24 through Friday, February 28, 2020.

Pursuant to Article 10.21(2) of the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), and Section 20.6 of the Tribunal's Procedural Order No. 1 dated June 21, 2017, the parties have agreed that the hearing will be open to the public every day approximately between 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (EST) except for the parts involving confidential information. It will be broadcasted in English in Conference room MC C1-110 (C1 level) of the World Bank Main Complex Building (MC) located at 700 18th Street N.W., Washington, D.C.

Members of the public who wish to attend are requested to contact Ms. Lamiss Al-Tashi of ICSID at ( by Wednesday, February 19, 2020  with their names and e-mail addresses. Please note that all attendees must present a valid picture ID upon arrival.

Cameras and recording equipment are not allowed on the premises.