In 2004, we organized the 1st International Arbitration And ADR In Africa Workshop. This first ever All African Arbitration & ADR In African Workshop, which was held in July, 2004, at Hilton Hotel, Abuja - Nigeria, was a huge success with over 200 participants.
In June, 2006, we held a successful 2nd International Arbitration & ADR In Africa Workshop, at Hilton Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg - South Africa, with the United Nations' UNCTAD [ITC/WTO] Geneva, Switzerland and the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa [AFSA] South Africa, among others.
In June, 2007 we had another exceeding great [3rd] Workshop at the Hilton & Panari Hotels, Nairobi - Kenya, with a number of International Arbitration & ADR Institutions and the University of Nigeria.
The 4th International Arbitration & ADR In Africa Workshop was held at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Cairo - Egypt in July, 2008, in collaboration with University of London [SOAS], U.K; The Cairo Regional Centre For International Commercial Arbitration; etc. As with previous workshops, it was a huge success with 22 International Speakers and over 130 participants.
The 5th International Arbitration And ADR In Africa Workshop which was organised in association with the Dubai International Arbitration Centre; University of London [SOAS]; International Dispute Resolution Institute & Emirates Int'l Law Centre, Dubai, was held in June, 2009, at the West Grand [ Waterfront] Cape Town. It was another great success story with over 125 participants.
We again in November, 2009 held the 6th workshop in Dubai - UAE with the Dubai International Arbitration Centre; Emirate Int'l Law Centre; Centre de Conciliation et d'Arbitrage de Tunis; at the Hilton Hotel Jumeriah Beach with over 85 participants. It was no mean feat holding two exceedingly successful international workshops in one year.
In July, 2010, we held another very successful Int'l Workshop with the Office Of The Chief Justice of Ghana, Ghana Arbitration Centre, Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, etc, at the Holiday Inn Accra - Ghana.
In June, 2011, we held a hugely successful workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In July, 2012, we held another remarkably outstanding workshop at the Sheraton Luxury Collection Hotel Addis Ababa - Ethiopia in collaboration with IDRI and Emirates Int'l Law Centre, Dubai, among others.
In June, 2014, we held our 10th Anniversary Workshop at Hilton Hotel , Durban, South Africa, with the largest ADR Institution in South Africa - Tokiso Dispute Settlement, the International Dispute Resolution Institute and other mega and global ADR Institutions with the theme " Empowering Africa Business And Investments Through Arbitration And ADR".
In June 2018, we hosted the historic 50th Anniversary of UNICITRAL - The first ever in Africa as well as the 60th Anniversary of the New York Convention in Abuja, Nigeria, with the Theme: " Contribution of the United Nations & UNCITRAL In International Trade Law Harmonization & Dispute Settlement."