The 2012 round of CRCICA Arbitration Training started on 19-21 May 2012 by the Arbitration Agreement Module. The course was a balanced combination of lectures and tutorials. It provided candidates with sufficient knowledge of the theory and practice in all the requirements for the writing and understanding of the arbitration agreement. Attendees were a mixture of lawyers, engineers and governmental officials from Egypt, Syria, Ethiopia, Libya, Saudi Arabia and Palestine. Upon completion of the course, candidates were invited to progress onto the composition of the arbitral tribunal Module scheduled to be held on 9 – 11 September 2012.