The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Syria, held a conference on the occasion of the centennial celebration of the establishment of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris in 1919, under the title "International Arbitration and its Role in Attracting Investment and Reconstruction Efforts in Syria" between 27-28 of April 2019 at Four Seasons Hotel Damascus - Syria.
Under the patronage of Justice Minister, the conference included four topics prepared by a selection of distinguished legal experts including judges and lawyers. They were broken down to include twelve legal lectures on the latest updates of international arbitration in the world. Special attention was given to the rules of the International Court of Arbitration in Paris as well as the general law environment in Syria.
There was also a discussion on the latest developments in the establishment of the Syrian Arbitration Foundation which will have a significantly positive role in attracting foreign investments to the country.
The conference was attended by Justice Minister Mr. Hisham Al-Shaar, Minister of State for Investment, Mrs. Wafika Hosni, Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Naji Chaoui, members of the Board of Directors and prominent judges and lawyers in the field of international arbitration with around 100 participant.