On 10 December 2014, CRCICA Board of Trustees (BOT) held its annual meeting at CRCICA’s headquarters in Cairo. The meeting was presided by his Excllency Dr. Nabil Elaraby (Chairman of the BOT) and attended by: Judge Mohamed Amin El Mahdy (Vice-Chairman – Egypt), Prof. Dr. Ahmed Kamal Aboul Magd (Egypt), Dr. Ziad A. Al-Sudairy (Saudi Arabia), Prof. Bernardo M. Cremades (Spain), Prof. Dr. Yehia El Gamal (Egypt), Judge Dr. Adel Koura (Egypt), Dr. Nayla Comair Obeid (Lebanon), Prof. Dr. Fouad Riad (Egypt).
During the meeting, CRCICA Director presented CRCICA’s activities and caseload in 2013-2014 as well as its financial statement of operations for the year ending on 31 December 2013 as audited by the external auditor. The final designs of CRCICA’s new Conference Centre and library to be inaugurated in 2015 were also presented.
The BOT approved CRCICA’s membership in the International Federation of Arbitration Centres in the Islamic World and unanimously agreed to nominate two new African experts (Ms Olufunke Adekoya from Nigeria and Judge Abdul Qawi Yusuf from Somalia) to become members of the BOT.