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    • 9 Oct 2019
    • 11 Oct 2019
    • Lomé, togo

    L’Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) et la Cour Internationale d’Arbitrage de la International Chamber of Commerce, avec le soutien de l’Ordre des Avocats du Togo et en partenariat avec la Cour d'Arbitrage du Togo (CATO) et #AfricArb, ont le plaisir de vous annoncer la tenue de leur prochaine formation, les 9, 10 et 11 octobre 2019 à Lomé, Togo.

    Cette #formation suivra le format des programmes de formation du PIDA de la CCI sur l'#arbitrage commercial international, qui visent à fournir aux participants une expérience pratique et une compréhension de la procédure d'arbitrage lors de sessions interactives. Les participants étudieront une procédure d'arbitrage à travers un cas pratique. Le cas pratique sera analysé au regard du règlement d’arbitrage de la #CCI.

    Plus d'informations : https://www.uianet.org/en/events/formation-uiacci-etude-dun-cas-pratique-selon-le-reglement-darbitrage-de-la-cci?backlist

    Inscriptions ouvertes - 60 participants maximum.

    Pour s'inscrire - voir le lien "Billets" ci-dessus.

    • 17 Oct 2019
    • 18 Oct 2019
    • ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire
    • 28 Oct 2019
    • 1 Nov 2019
    • KAMPALA, Uganda

    Date: October 28- November 1,2019

    Course Tuition fees: $1500

    Who can apply: All professionals (legal and non-legal) engaged in dispute resolution, including: in-house counsel; government officials, judicial officers, managers and other officials from business and other sectors.

    Course Description: It examines the principal laws, treaties and rules relevant to disputes in Africa and around the world.

    Course Outcome: Participants are hence equipped with an understanding of the principals, processes and practices of domestic and the international mediation and arbitration methods.

    Training approach: Simulated exercises where they actively engage in the negotiation and drafting of mediation and arbitration clauses.

    Course Outline

     1.   Introduction and Overview

    • Key definitions: Conflict and mechanisms for resolution
    • Types of Alternative Dispute Methods: arbitration, negotiation, mediation and conciliation
    • Special considerations for the advocate, the litigant, and government actors

    2.   Why Alternative Dispute Resolution

    • Cost of conflict
    • Power, rights and interests
    • Stairway of dispute resolution
    • Contrasts in conflict across culture
    • Mediation and ADR
    • Phases of mediation and negotiation
    • Compare and contrast mediation and arbitration

    3. The Legal Framework

    4. Arbitration

    • Legal Questions Around Arbitration
    • Selecting an Arbitral Forum
    • Drafting the Arbitration Clause
    • Language of ADR
    • Hearings and Hearing Procedures for Arbitration

    5. Mediation

    • Mediation ethics and integrity
    • Mediator’s Role
    • Communication
    • Mediation Process
    • Cross-Cultural Issues

    6. Negotiation

    7. Awards

    8. Simulated Exercises



    APPLY by sending us the completed application form in addition to a copy of your CV to administrator@ili.or.ug or get in touch for further details. You may also call us on +256 753979825 or +256 754500504 (WhatsApp).

    • 8 Nov 2019
    • JOHANNESBURG, South Africa

    This conference will discuss the latest developments and trends in Investment Arbitration with a particular focus on their impact on Africa and the role of Africa.

    For more info, please click here

    • 19 Nov 2019
    • MILAN, Italy

    The Libyan Center for International Commercial Arbitration (LCICA) will hold its third arbitration conference in Libya, entitled “New mechanisms to support investment in Libya”, in cooperation with the Milan Chamber of Arbitration, on November 19, 2019, in Milan, Italy. This conference is the third in a series of conferences of LCICA, which is concerned with spreading the culture of arbitration in Libya and the Arab and African world, and the development of cooperation between African arbitration centers, and support scientific research in the field of alternative means of dispute resolution.

    Click here for more information

    • 28 Nov 2019
    • DAKAR, Senegal

    The conference is expected to shed light on the ICC Arbitration Rules. The ICC Rules governing the drafting of the arbitration agreement, the conducting of arbitral proceedings and the issue of awards will be presented and discussed by the panellists. Speakers will include AfricArb co-founding members Diamana Diawara and Paul Jean Le Cannu, as well as various lawyers and representatives of the ICC and local institutions.

    The trend related to the multiplication of arbitrations centres in Africa and the role of such centres to promote arbitration practice on the continent in terms of specialization, harmonization and attractiveness are some of the topics that will also be tackled from the perspective of different players including practitioners (arbitrators and counsels), in-house counsel and academics.

    Free of charge - prior registration required, by email - m.atteib@gsklaw.sn

    • 4 Mar 2020
    • 7 Mar 2020
    • MOMBASA, Kenya

    • 10 Mar 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • 13 Mar 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • GICAM, Douala, Cameroon

    To be advised

    • 17 Mar 2020
    • 19 Mar 2020
    • JOHANNESBURG, South Africa

    Maslow Convention Centre, Rivonia Road, Sandton, South Africa

    Conference fee: ZAR 8,000.00

    • 3 Jun 2020
    • 5 Jun 2020
    • ACCRA, Ghana


    General Assembly




    Awards Ceremony

    Venue:  Movenpick Hotel, Accra

    Click here

Past events

16 Sep 2019 Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration Training
10 Sep 2019 Training for MSMEs on Dispute Management and Alternative Dispute Resolution
5 Sep 2019 1st Africa-Asia Mediation Conference
29 Aug 2019 East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) 2019
25 Jul 2019 3rd LCA-YAN International Commercial Arbitration Moot
3 Jul 2019 Know Your Gafta Contracts Seminar
20 Jun 2019 TIArb 3rd Annual Arbitration Conference
17 Jun 2019 4th ICC Africa Conference
10 Jun 2019 Mauritius Arbitration Week (MAW)
3 Jun 2019 Arbitration Training in London
30 May 2019 International Mediation Conference
30 May 2019 1st NCIA Regional Investment Arbitration Moot
23 May 2019 Spotlight on African and Asian Opportunities
22 May 2019 The International Arbitration Clause: Legal and Commercial Factors for Consideration
3 Apr 2019 AfAA Conference & General Assembly Meeting
7 Mar 2019 4th Annual Conference on Energy Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Middle East and Africa
12 Feb 2019 5th SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference
9 Feb 2019 Arbitrating Banking and Finance Related Disputes : A New Paradigm?
4 Feb 2019 LCA International Arbitration Certificate Programmes
18 Jan 2019 Regional Training Workshop on Dispute Management in Africa Infrastructure Projects
12 Dec 2018 Construction Arbitration in Africa
9 Dec 2018 Sharm El Sheikh VII: World’s Sole international biennial conference on The Role of State Courts in International Arbitration
29 Nov 2018 Casablanca Arbitration Days 2018
21 Nov 2018 Second International Arbitration Conference in Libya
19 Nov 2018 Seminar on Reviewing Reforms to the International Investment Regime and to the Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism
15 Nov 2018 IBA Dispute Resolution in Africa
14 Nov 2018 Arbitration in Africa
7 Nov 2018 The Role of the Youth in ADR: A Shifting Landscape?
7 Nov 2018 2018 CIArb Kenya Annual Conference: ADR Trends In a Dynamic Legal Environment
5 Nov 2018 Hot Topics in Investment Arbitration
26 Oct 2018 Africa and the International Law of the Sea
25 Oct 2018 Investment Arbitration in Africa: Developments & Challenges
25 Oct 2018 2018 CIArb Nigeria Annual Conference & Gala Night
22 Oct 2018 Maîtriser le nouveau cadre de l'arbitrage & médiation OHADA
12 Oct 2018 Le Contentieux Des Espaces Maritimes Africains : Enjeux, Defis et Strategies
3 Oct 2018 Séminaire sur l'Arbitrage CCJA et OHADA
2 Oct 2018 Commercial Mediation Training
28 Sep 2018 Carving a Niche in the Global Arbitration Practice: Skills and Strategies for Success.
27 Sep 2018 La CCJA - Cassation et arbitrage dans l'espace OHADA
20 Sep 2018 Regards croisés sur la pratique de la médiation & de l'arbitrage
19 Sep 2018 Etat des lieux de l'arbitrage en Afrique
19 Sep 2018 The limits of party autonomy in institutional arbitration
17 Sep 2018 London Annual Training on Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
11 Sep 2018 ICC YAF: Preparing for a Career in International Arbitration
30 Aug 2018 6th East Africa Arbitration Conference
24 Jul 2018 An Interactive Workshop on Emerging Issues in Africa's Evolving Arbitration Scene
29 Jun 2018 Arbitration in Africa

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