On November 19, 2016, CRCICA Board of Trustees (BOT) held its annual meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The meeting was presided by his Excellency Dr. Nabil Elaraby and attended by: Judge Mohamed Amin EL MAHDY (Vice-Chairman – Egypt), Prof. Dr. Hamza HADDAD (Vice-Chairman – Jordan), Prince Dr. Bandar Ben Salman AL SAUD (Saudi Arabia), Dr. Ziad A. AL-SUDAIRY (Saudi Arabia), Prof. Bernardo M. CREMADES (Spain), Prof. Dr. Ahmed S. EL KOSHERI (Egypt), Mr. Philippe LEBOULANGER (France), Prof. Dr. Fouad A. RIAD (Egypt) and Prof. Dr. Hani SARIE-ELDIN (Egypt).
The BOT unanimously re-elected Dr. Elaraby as its Chairman and both Judge Amin El Mahdy (Egypt) and Prof. Hamzah Haddad (Jordan) as the two Vice-Chairmen for a new four-year term until April 30th, 2020, in accordance with Article 2 of the By-laws of the BOT.
During the meeting, CRCICA Director presented CRCICA’s activities and caseload in 2015-2016 as well as its financial statement of operations for the year ending on 31 December 2015 as audited by the external auditor. The salient features of CRCICA new website were also presented.
The BOT unanimously hailed the works and achievements of the Centre over the past year.
The BOT also discussed the Centre’s prospective entry into a cooperation agreement with two notable arbitration institutions.
Pursuant to Article (4/a) of the BOT By-laws, the BOT also unanimously appointed Dr. Ismail SELIM, member of the CRCICA’s Advisory Committee, as Director of the Centre to succeed Dr. Mohamed ABDEL RAOUF for a four-year term starting January 1st, 2017 and expiring on December 31st, 2020.