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AfAA 2nd Annual

International Arbitration Conference

Reform and Innovation in International Dispute Resolution: African Perspectives


3 - 5 June 2020 Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel, ACCRA, Ghana



GENERAL ASSEMBLY


CONFERENCE


AWARDS CEREMONY


CONFERENCE AGENDA

Wednesday, 3 JUNE 2020

Registration

(09.30AM – 18.00PM)

Annual General Assembly

(14:00 PM – 16.00 PM)

Opening Ceremony

(17:00 PM – 18.00 PM)

Cocktail Reception

(18:00 PM – 21.00 PM)

DAY 1 – Thursday, 4 June 2020

Morning Session 1

(09.00AM – 10.30AM)

Welcome Remarks

Keynote Address

Panel 1 - The AfCFTA Investment Protocol: An Opportunity to Converge and Propel the Pan African Investment Code

COFFEE BREAK

(10:30AM – 11:00AM)

Morning Session 2

(11:00AM – 12:30PM)

Panel 2 - Innovation in Dispute Resolution in Regional Investment Agreements

LUNCH

(12:30PM – 14:00)

Afternoon Session 1

(14:00PM – 15:30PM)

Panel 3 – Current Initiatives and Proposals on ISDS Reform

COFFEE BREAK

 (15:30PM – 16:00PM)

Afternoon Session 2

(16:00PM – 17:30PM)

Panel 4 – African Perspectives on Three ISDS Reform Options

Breakfast launch of the ERA Pledge Africa Subcommittee

(7.45AM – 8.45AM)

DAY 2 – Friday, 5 June 2020

Morning Session 1

(09.00AM – 10.30AM)

 Panel 5 - The Singapore Mediation Convention: a game changer for mediation in cross-border disputes?

COFFEE BREAK

 (10:30AM – 11:00AM)

Morning Session 2

(11:00AM – 12:30PM)

Panel 6 - Cross-cultural Issues in Mediation: An African Mediator’s Perspective

LUNCH

(12:30PM – 14:00)

Afternoon Session 1

(14:00PM – 15:30PM)

Panel 7 - High-Tech in International Arbitration and its Risks

COFFEE BREAK

 (15:30PM – 16:00PM)

Afternoon Session 2

(16:00PM – 17:30PM)

Panel 8 – The Young Practitioner: Protecting Human Rights through Arbitration: The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration

Presentation of Awards

(19:00PM – 20:00PM)

DINNER

(20:00PM – 23:00PM)


SPEAKERS

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