Uganda To Host 4th East Africa International Arbitration Conference



The fourth edition of East Africa International Arbitration Conference (EAIAC) is expected to take place on the 8th & 9th of September  2016 in Uganda at the Serena Kampala hotel.

Now in its 4th Edition, the conference has grown to become an authoritative platform in East Africa promoting the region’s legal capacity, and highlighting Arbitration as an alternative investment dispute mechanism.

This time round, the outstanding event is expected to highlight the importance of international arbitration as a tool for promoting foreign investment on the Continent, look at arbitration case studies from Uganda and the region focusing on infrastructure, natural resources and Energy projects.

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Uganda’s is increasingly gaining recognition as a leading Infrastructure and natural resource player in the Eastern African market, and the organizing committee considers Kampala as a natural choice for hosting EAIAC 2016.

To address the conference are Government Ministers from the region, international Arbitration professionals and Investment experts.

Organised by GBS Africa  the Conference is supported by regional law societies, Private sector bodies, development agencies, regional governments and Investment community with an interest in East Africa.

The platform brings stakeholders together to share best practice, network and chart the way forward for East Africa’s Arbitration practice.  EAIAC Kampala 2016 will build on the success of the previous conferences held in Addis Ababa (2013), Nairobi (2014) and Dar –Es Salaam (2015)

The conference will be invaluable to Uganda and indeed the East Africa Region as its being positioned as a competitive destination for investment.


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