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Opportunities and Risks for German Companies


The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce and the LawCom.Institute are pleased to invite you to the event "ARBITRATION IN AFRICA

Opportunities and Risks for German Companies” on 15 February from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. You could talk to the most important African representatives of arbitration!

Here are some details:



Dr. Jan Curschmann (Lawcom Institute, Hamburg)

10:00 a.m.:      

Conference opening by Christian Graf (Legal Director of the Hamburg
Chamber of Commerce)

Presentations by African Arbitration Institutions, plus Q&A:

Introduction by Prof. Emilia Onyema (SOAS University of London)

CRCICA - Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration:
Dr. Ismail Selim (Director)

NCIA - Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration (Kenya):
Lawrence Muiruri Ngugi (Registrar / Board Secretary)

KIAC - Kigali International Arbitration Centre (Rwanda):
Victor Mugabe (Secretary General)

13:00 p.m.:     


14:30 p.m. to 17:00 p.m.:

Address by Prof. Norbert Aust (President of the Hamburg
Chamber of Commerce)

Keynote by Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili*, President of Human Capital Africa and Senior Economic Adviser at Africa Economic Development Policy Initiative (AEDPI) (Lagos/Nigeria):

“Post-Covid Africa and European Union Partnership - Creating a New Zone
of Prosperity”

Opportunities for Q&A’s

*Dr. Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili is the Founder and Chairperson of SPPG (School of Politics, Policy, and Governance) established by the #FixPoliticsInitiative which she also co-chairs, a former Vice President of the World Bank, Africa Region. She was a Minister of Education and of Mineral Resources of Nigeria. Dr. Ezekwesili is Co-Convener of #BringBackOurGirls Campaign and a Senior Fellow at Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, USA and was also a Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Germany, Berlin.

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Your participation is free of charge.
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Termine, Veranstaltungsorte und Referenten

Handelskammer Hamburg
Handelskammer Hamburg
LawCom.Institute GmbH
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20457 Hamburg
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