Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution (ACDR) and Harakat Afghanistan Investment Climate Program (Harakat) Launch of ACDR Arbitration Rules and Online Dispute Resolution in Afghanistan –Online Event Date: May 20, 2020 Participants: ACDR Executive Director, Harakat CEO, ACCI CEO, ICC … Continued
Disputes always arise between parties to a contract. Resolving a dispute through court litigation is not always a choice of the parties. While referring to courts might be a desired option in some cases but not every time when a dispute arises particularly when it is a government contract.
CLDP sponsored a team of 4 arbitrators namely Ms. Freshta Zuhal Rahman, Mr. Zahid Safi, Mr. Abdul Subhan Misbah and Ms. Shahrzad Shamim, and ACDR staff to attend a 1-week training on Arbitration and Effective Case Management of Arbitration Cases in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 24-30 September, 2019.
Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution (“ACDR”) partnered with SAARC Arbitration Council (“SARCO”) and Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Investment (“ACCI”) for a successful seminar on arbitration entitled “Understanding of Arbitration and Commercial Arbitration Law of 2007” on 24th Nov, 2020.
ACDR in cooperation with National Procurement Authority (“NPA”) and National Procurement Institute (“NPI”) held a 2-day training for ACDR Arbitrators and Staff on 18th and 19th September 2019. The training was conducted on Procurement Law and Resolution of Procurement Disputes.
Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution (“ACDR”) is committed to promotion and development of Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) in Afghanistan. Considering the importance of effective ADR mechanisms for Afghan business community, one of main objectives of ACDR is to institutionalize ADR in Afghanistan.
ACDR is working closely with US Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (“CLDP”) on development of arbitration in Afghanistan. One of the main and mutual goals of both ACDR and CLDP is to certify ACDR arbitrators and work for their capacity building.
Following the Procurement Training by NPI for ACDR on 18th & 19th September, 2019 and conclusion of MoU between ACDR and NPA on 9th October, 2020, Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution (“ACDR”) conducted a 1-day training for the staff of NPA and NPI regarding Arbitration on 16th October 2019.
Afghanistan Center for Commercial Dispute Resolution (“ACDR”) and Directorate General of Public Private Partnership (DG-PPP), Ministry of Finance, held a joint training on “Arbitration and ACDR’s role in resolution of commercial disputes in Afghanistan” and “Public Private Partnership” on 6th Nov 2019.
ACDR conducted monthly mediators’ meeting at ACDR on November 14, 2018. These meetings are conducted monthly to update the mediators, introduce the newly appointed mediators, listen to their recommendations, ideas and the initiatives. The plans for the upcoming months are … Continued