On 22-23 November 2018, the Libyan Center for International Commercial Arbitration (LCICA) in cooperation with CRCICA organized the Second International Arbitration Conference in Libya titled: “The Role of Arbitration and Mediation in Supporting Investments in Libya” held at the headquarters of the Organization of Education, Science and Culture (ALECSO), Tunis, Tunisia. The conference aimed at highlighting the importance of mediation and arbitration as alternative means to resolve the international disputes to be able to support and attract foreign investments.
CRCICA Director made three presentations during the event. His first presentation was titled “The legal framework of Arbitration in Egypt,” the second was titled “Kharafi case as an example of ad-hoc arbitration and not subject to the rules of CRCICA.” During the Training Session held on the second day of the Conference, Dr. Selim delivered a speech on “How to draft and negotiate an arbitration clause.”
Mr. Remon Ramzy, Counsel, and Deputy Head of the Dispute Management Department, at CRCICA delivered a presentation on “Arbitration Costs: A Practical Perspective.”
Ms. Fatma Ibrahim, Mediation Special Advisor, CRCICA, moderated a round table on “The rising use of mediation in the settlement of commercial disputes.” Dr. Emilia Onyema, Lecturer at SOAS University of London, Member of LCICA’s Advisory Board and Member of CRCICA’s Advisory Committee also delivered a presentation titled “The different roles of arbitral tribunals and arbitral institutions.”
The Conference’s agenda included other important topics related to institutional arbitration, for instance, the role of the PCA as an appointing authority, the scrutiny of arbitral awards in the practice of the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris.
The Conference witnessed the signing of a cooperation agreement between CRCICA and the LCICA.