Practice Group Settlement: Approaches to Settlement – Perspectives from the Middle East and Africa


20. Sep 2023

Veranstalter: DIS Practice Group Settlement

Organised within the context of the DIS Rules Clinic on Settlement, this event will discuss approaches to settlement in arbitrations in the Middle East and Africa. The starting point is the framework provided by the CRCICA and KIAC Rules and the implementation of these rules in practice. We will examine questions such as the following:

  • Can one speak of typical approaches to settlement, or is the dispute resolution culture fragmented in such a way that the approach taken depends on the specific case in question?
  • If this is so, what is the role of the arbitral institution?
  • What tools to promote settlement should international parties, their counsel, and arbitrators, bear in mind, if anything?

CRCICA was established in Cairo 1979 and today is one of the most prominent Arab arbitration institutions with a reach far beyond the Middle East. KIAC was established in Kigali in 2010, and is a more recent, particularly dynamic player in the African market. Both institutions are active on the international level and committed to enhancing regional cooperation in Africa.

Practice Group Settlement

Approaches to Settlement – Perspectives from the Middle East and Africa

Date: 20 September 2023, 100 - 200 pm (CET)
Venue: The event will take place virtually.

For further information please refer to the programme.


Registration for the virtual event is not required for members of the DIS Practice Group Settlement.

If you are not a member of the DIS Practice Group Settlement, please register by 18 September 2023 via the link below.

By registering you accept the DIS General Terms and Conditions for Conferences and Workshops. Participation in the event is free of charge.

DIS Practice Group Settlement members and registered participants will receive the access data by
e-mail before the start of the event.

Please address any queries to: hello.rulesinpractice(at)

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