Africa International Legal Awareness

Africa International Legal Awarenessensuring effective participation in the global economy
Applications are invited for Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration Training
The programme: a week of intensive training covering aspects of investment treaty law and arbitration, to include: sources of international investment law, investment treaty substantive standards, threshold issues, settlement of investment disputes, case management, recognition, enforcement and challenges of awards and recent trends. Course materials provided.  CPD hours may be claimed.
Learning Outcomes: The course aims to equip participants with no prior training in this area with an understanding of the key concepts of international investment law and the methods for the settlement of disputes between private investors and States.
Where: London, UK.
When: 5 – 9 September 2016
Who should attend? Practitioners from African countries who work in the Attorney General’s chambers or equivalent, treaty negotiators from government ministries, investment promotion agencies  or lawyers in private practice dealing with investment treaty issues; are currently or will be involved in investment treaties/free trade agreements; and/or represent clients in investment treaty claims.
How to apply: Complete the Application Form online or request a PDF Form from and submit it before 29 May 2016.  Applications submitted without all the information will not be processed.  Whilst we value all applications, we regret that we will only be able to contact successful candidates. Due to limited places, priority will be given to those who have not attended AILA training on this before.
Tuition Fee: Except for a nominal fee of £100 per successful applicant, those travelling from African countries are exempt from the full tuition fee of £595.  The fee must be paid at least six (6) weeks prior to commencement of the programme to guarantee your space. The nominal fee is non-refundable even if you do not attend the training except at the absolute discretion of AILA where there are considered to be significant extenuating circumstances. Please note, as a non-profit organization, we do NOT offer sponsorship for the cost of airfares, accommodation, hotel meals and incidentals.  It is the responsibility of each participant to ensure that they can cover these expenses

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