East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC 2022) returns to a physical venue at the Serena Hotel, Kigali-Rwanda on 16th & 17thJune 2022.
Hosted along the fringes of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2022, the 9th edition EAIAC will present a content rich program delving into topical issues ranging from trends in government related arbitration in Africa, lessons in contracting and arbitration from global uncertainty and the pandemic, sustainability and environmental concerns in Arbitration, as well as Africa’s place in the progress of arbitration practice.
Under the theme: Resettling for a New Age of International Arbitration in Africa: Climate Change, Global Partnerships & Sustainable Development, the program has been carefully prepared and will draw on the current global issues to explore opportunities for the practice to evolve, adapt and progress.
We invite to join us for insightful discussions & debates as we work towards promoting excellence in Arbitration practice.
Official Keynote Remarks
Trends and hot topics in Governments related arbitration (Infrastructure Disputes)
The Double Whammy : Lesson in Contracting and Arbitration amidst Global Uncertainty /Pandemic
Climate change, environment and sustainability disputes in Africa
Fireside Chat: Perspectives from General Counsel on Arbitration (value to company, costs, reputation, among others)
Developments in Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Africa
The Leadership Panel:
Handing the Baton and Paying it Forward: Insights from seasoned leaders in the arbitration, mediation and disputes community in Africa, including Attorney Generals, senior counsel, senior arbitrators and Justices.
Arbitration and Technology
Trends, Investment Protection and Sustainability in Africa’s Regional Blocks.
Intra-Africa Investment Treaties and Arbitration
Curbing impropriety in investments and in arbitration (investor wrong-doing and
corruption in arbitration)
The SHE Panel: Fostering female leaders in Africa’s international arbitration scene.
International Arbitration in the Financial services sector - Opportunities/ trends.
Oxford Style Debate: This house believes it’s time for Africa! A case for the use of African seats, arbitrators and Counsels for Africa related disputes.
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We understand that you might be nervous about committing to an in-person event, given ongoing uncertainties about travel and the possibility of other restrictions in the future.
We just want to reassure you that our delegates and their wellbeing, are foremost in our mind.
That’s why we’ve introduced our EAIAC "Book with Confidence Pledge". This commitment gives you unprecedented flexibility and peace of mind.
If you want to cancel your participation at EAIAC 2022, for any reason, you can do so up to 14 days before the event date, and we’ll issue you a full refund.