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Webinar on Investment Treaty Reform in Times of COVID-19: A Policy Perspective

On 3 February 2021, the CIArb Egypt Branch jointly with CRCICA organized a webinar titled “Investment Treaty Reform in Times of COVID-19: A Policy Perspective”. The speaker was Mr. Hamed El Kady, International Investment Policy Officer, Division on Investment Enterprise, at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). …

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CRCICA-Macchi di Cellere Gangemi Webinar Series: International Investment and Commercial Arbitration

On 30 November 2020, CRCICA and Macchi di Cellere Gangemi co-organized the CRCICA- Macchi webinar Series designed to discuss selected and trending topics on “International Investment and Commercial Arbitration”. The first topic of the Series was titled: “Counterclaims in ISDS: Challenges and prospects in light of the current reform process …

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The Third Annual Conference & Exhibition of Investment and Financial Markets

On 9-10 November 2020, Dr. Ismail Selim, Director of CRCICA, represented CRCICA to the world of Investors: The Third Annual Conference & Exhibition of Investment and Financial Markets, organized by Smart Vision Investment Expo 2020. Dr. Selim delivered a speech on the impact of Arbitration in supporting Foreign Direct Investments …

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Seminar on the Development of International Law and Investment Arbitration in a New Era

On 14 January 2020, CRCICA organized a seminar on “The development of International Law and Investment Arbitration in a New Era”, at CRCICA’s auditorium. The speaker was Ms. Annette Magnusson, Secretary General of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and General Counsel of the Stockholm Chamber of …

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The 38th Session of the UNCITRAL Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform, Vienna, Austria

On 20-24 January 2020, Dr. Dalia Hussein, Deputy Director represented CRCICA at the Resumed 38th Session of the UNCITRAL Working Group III: Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform. The session was attended by 56 member states, 40 observer states, and more than 50 observer organizations. The working group discussed the establishment of …

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Conference on the Evolution of Investment Law and Arbitration in Africa, Paris, France

On 26 February 2020, Dr. Dalia Hussein, CRCICA’s Deputy Director, delivered a speech at the conference titled the “L’évolution du droit d’investissement et d’arbitrage en Afrique” (The Evolution of Investment Law and Arbitration in Africa). The conference was held in Paris and organized by l’Académie Africaine de la pratique du …

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OECD SCZone Supporting the Development of the SCZone, Phase II: Technical Meeting on Investment and Infrastructure Governance

On 17 October 2019, Dr. Selim was invited by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to represent CRCICA at the Technical Meeting on Investment and Infrastructure Governance. The meeting was organized by OECD and the Suez Canal Economic Zone, as phase II of the EU-OECD project; supporting the …

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7th East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) on: Government Contracting and Investment Disputes: Lessons for States and Investors, Nairobi, Kenya

On 29-30 August 2019, CRCICA was a Strategic Partner of the 7th East Africa International Arbitration (EAIAC) Conference on “Government Contracting and Investment Disputes: Lessons for States and Investors” held in Nairobi, Kenya. The event was organized by EAIAC Committee, in partnership with GBS Africa, I-ARB Africa and W&Co|Law+Policy. Dr. …

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African Union Training Course on the Settlement of Disputes: The African Continental Free Trade Area

During the week of 13-17 May 2019, CRCICA hosted and co-organized a Training Course on “the Settlement of Disputes: The African Continental Free Trade Area”. Organized by the African Union (“AU”), the training aimed at raising the capacities of AU member states in arbitration and alternative dispute settlement mechanisms, especially …

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CRCICA hosts Professor Georges Abi Saab in a Seminar on: “Some ethical problems faced by a party appointed arbitrator in investment arbitrations” on 10 April 2019

On 10 April 2019, CRCICA organized a seminar on “Some ethical problems faced by a party appointed arbitrator in investment arbitrations”. The speaker was Prof. Dr. Georges Abi Saab, Honorary Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva), Former Member and President of the Appellate Body, …

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Fifth SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference on: Best Practices in Arbitration and ADR in Africa”, Arusha, Tanzania

CRCICA’s Director Dr. Ismail Selim spoke at the Fifth SOAS Arbitration in Africa Conference titled: “Best Practices in Arbitration and ADR in Africa”, held at the International Convention Centre, Arusha in Tanzania from 12 to 14 February 2019. CRCICA was a sponsor and a media partner of this event, organized …

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Second International Arbitration Conference: “The Role of Arbitration and Mediation in Supporting Investments in Libya”, Tunis, Tunisia

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, …

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Emerging Issues in Africa’s Evolving Arbitration Scene” Nairobi, Kenya

On 24-25 July 2018, an interactive Workshop on: “Emerging Issues in Africa’s Evolving Arbitration Scene” was organized in Nairobi, Kenya by the Africa Legal Network (ALN) Academy in collaboration with Anjarwalla & Khanna|ALN Kenya and JMiles & Co, with the support of Microsoft. The event was a representation of the …

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Asia and Africa Got Connected in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: First AALCO Annual Arbitration Forum

On 21-22 July 2018, AALCO held its first arbitration forum having brought together all five arbitration centres established under its auspices: the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), the Lagos Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (LRCSCA), the Tehran Regional Arbitration Centre …

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Seminar on: The UNIDROIT Principles in International Contracts and International Arbitration

On 16 July 2018, CRCICA organized a seminar on “The UNIDROIT Principles in International Contracts and International Arbitration”. The guest speaker was Prof. Dr. Eckart Brödermann, Professor at the University of Hamburg, Attorney-at-law in Germany and New York. The speech approached the UNIDROIT Principles in International Contracts as a transnational …

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OECD Regional Seminar and National Workshop on Investment Dispute Management and Prevention, 26- 28 June 2018

CRCICA hosted and co-organized the OECD-EU Regional Seminar on “Investment Dispute Management and Prevention” on 26-27 June 2018 and the OECD national workshop on “Investment Dispute Management and Prevention in Egypt”, supported by the Middle East and North Africa Transition Fund, on 28 June 2018. The Regional Seminar was held …

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Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Exploring the Multilateral Investment Court Initiative, 20 June 2018

On 20 June 2018, the European Union Delegation to Egypt and CRCICA organized a seminar on: Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Exploring the Multilateral Investment Court Initiative. The Guest Speaker was Mr. Colin Brown, Deputy Head of Unit Dispute Settlement and Legal Aspects of Trade Policy, Directorate-General for Trade with the European …

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Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration and International Investment Arbitration at the CRCICA, 20 May 2018

On 20 May 2018, the CRCICA hosted newly appointed diplomats of the 49th 50th graduating class in the final stage of their studies at the Diplomatic Institute. Two sessions were delivered one of which by Dr. Selim, the Director of the CRCICA, on International Commercial Arbitration and the other session …

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3rd Arab Lawyers Forum, Bahrain, March 2018

On 28 February – 1 March 2018, The third Annual Arab Lawyers Forumwas organized by Al Tamimi  & Co., Haya Rashed Al Khalifa Law Firm, Hassan Radhi and Associates Law Firm, Zu’bi & Partners Law Firm, and Thomson Reuters and Deloitte in collaboration with the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution …

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Rödl & Partner visits CRCICA, 31 January 2018

Rödl & Partner, a major German Law Firm having a vision to support German businessesin the world , has been recently exploring potential fields of economic landscape in Egypt. Being the oldest arbitration institution in Africa and the Middle East, CRCICA got integrated into the scheme. On 31 January 2018, …

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