ICC has announced a new and unique pilot programme aiming to give young arbitration practitioners in Africa an opportunity to gain practical experience by observing arbitration hearings.
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On Africa Day, we’re taking a look at some of the ways ICC is mobilising its network at national, regional and local level to make business work for all in Africa.
ICC has announced the promotion of ICC International Court of Arbitration Counsel Diamana Diawara to Regional Director for Africa.
ICC convened a landmark Sub-Saharan Africa regional meeting this week bringing together participants from close to 20 African countries.
ICC Secretary General John W.H. Denton AO, participated in a historic summit this week to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce has announced it is to create an Africa Commission to coordinate ICC’s expanding range of activities and growth on the continent.
The race is on to see which city will welcome the 12th edition of the largest global chamber event of its kind, the World Chambers Congress. Four chambers are in the running for the World Chambers Federation's (WCF) flagship event, returning in 2021 to the Africa/Middle East region.
The African continent is home to over a quarter of the world’s population yet only accounts for around 3% of global trade. On the occasion of ICC’s World Trade Agenda Day in Nairobi, Kenya, business leaders are discussing how trade can spur jobs and growth in Africa.
The future of arbitration in Africa was the subject of a major conference which took place in Nairobi yesterday bringing together close to 150 members of the African arbitration community, including 38 non-Kenyan delegates from Botswana, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zambia and non-African participants coming from Belgium, France, and the United States.