The Belt & Road Initiative in Africa, Paris, 12 December 2019

In the first joint event of the ICC Africa Commission and the ICC Belt & Road Commission, hear from leading experts from different fields, including law, public policy and business on the Belt & Road Initiative in Africa, promises, challenges and dispute resolution.

The experts will examine these issues from both African and Asian perspectives.

Who Should Attend?

Practising lawyers, corporate counsel, arbitrators, mediators, business professionals and academics from around the world.

Location: ICC Headquarters, 33-43 avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris – France
Date: December 12, 2019
Time: 13:30 to 18:00
Website: The Belt & Road Initiative in Africa
Organiser: International Chamber of Commerce
Registration: Registration is free of charge, but compulsory as space is limited.


Justin D’Agostino – Executive Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Chair, ICC Belt and Road Commission (Hong Kong)

Alexander G. Fessas – Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Director, ICC Dispute Resolution Services (Paris)

Laurence Franc-Menget – Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris)

Ndanga Kamau –  Founder, Ndanga Kamau Law, President, ICC Africa Commission (The Hague, Netherlands | Nairobi, Kenya)

Mouhamed Kebe – Partner, Geni & Kebe (Dakar, Senegal) 

Tunde Ogunseitan – Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Paul Tan – Partner, Rajah & Tann (Singapore)

Jingzhou Tao – Partner, Dechert (Beijing, China)

Mohamed Abdel Wahab – Founding Partner, Zulficar & Partners (Cairo, Egypt)