CRCICA Africa Arbitration Week! AILA International Conference on A Paradigm Shift in International Investment Law, 2 April 2017

In light of CRCICA’s policy of cultural diversity and multilateral cooperation with African partners, CRCICA hosted and sponsored, jointly with the Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, the first Conference of the Africa International Legal Awareness (AILA) titled “A Paradigm Shift in International Investment Law” on 2 April 2017.

The conference’ program included topics related to Egypt’s experience in investment arbitration from the perspectives of the state, the investors and the arbitrators and as well as presenting the new Egyptian investment law. Investment treaties, including a reevaluation of their dispute settlement provisions, challenges facing both the drafters and negotiators of investment treaties were examined in depth, ending with a discussion on the necessity for a balanced system of investment treaties and arbitration by guaranteeing the states’ rights in treaties, allowing counterclaims in proceedings, and making the treaties work for sustainable development.

The conference included a large number of speakers from different backgrounds, including law professors, partners of Egyptian and international law firms, as well as representative of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The Conference attracted utmost attention being held on the verge of issuing the new Egyptian Investment Law and was attended by 88 participant representing prominent international and African legal experts from 12 countries; namely Botswana, Cameroon, Egypt, France, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda and UK.

 Posted in Past Events
 Event date Apr 02 2017

Related News

On 30 November 2020, CRCICA and Macchi di Cellere Gangemi co-organized the CRCICA- Macchi webinar Series designed to discuss selected…
Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) was one of the key speakers on…
On 9 January 2018, CRCICA organized a conference on: The Use of French as the Language of Arbitration "L’usage du…
Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
Copyright 2022 Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. All Rights Reserved.



Join our newsletter and get 20% discount
Promotion nulla vitae elit libero a pharetra augue