The first ICCA 2016 Roadshow was held in Cairo on 14 June, raising the anticipation there for the 23rd ICCA Congress, to be held in Mauritius on 8-11 May 2016.
The ICCA 2016 Roadshows are a series of short symposia, held in five major African cities, which give participants a taste of the content and style of the ICCA Congress, and provide them with practical information about the Congress itself.
The speakers in Cairo included Hon. Cllr. Amin El Mahdi, former Minister for Transitional Justice of Egypt, Mr Vish Cheetoo, Chargé d’Affaires of the Mauritian Embassy in Cairo, Dr Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Vice Chairman of the ICCA Governing Board, Prof Dr Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Professor of International Law at Cairo University and head of Zulficar Partners, Duncan Bagshaw, Registrar of the LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre, Mauritius, Mr. Farouk El Hosseny, Legal Counsel at the PCA and Sami Houerbi, Lawyer and Director ICC Arbitration and ADR, Tunis-Dubai The presentations were on the theme of international arbitration and the rule of law, anticipating the theme of the 2016 Congress, which will be “International Arbitration and the Rule of Law: Contribution and Conformity”.
Delegates were also given an insight into what they can expect when they reach Mauritius for the Congress, with a series of images of the venues for the Congress events, ranging from historic chateaux, and city monuments to beach-front hotels.
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