Achike Charles Umunna

I am delighted to share my experience from the 2018 International Arbitration Certificate program. The content of the program was comprehensive and up to date. The management team, guest speakers and commentators were wonderful knowledgeable and had enormous theoretical and practical experiences. The participants were equally friendly and wonderful. We shared experiences from various countries and had the opportunity to socialize and interact with one another. Arbitration in my own country -Nigeria – is very much influenced by the common law perspective. The British Chartered Institute of Arbitrators has a strong presence and relationship with Nigeria. It was very interesting for me to see arbitration from the Italian and other civil law jurisdiction perspectives. The Certificate’s program was simple, comprehensive and up to date with new introductions to UNIDROIT Principles on International Arbitration. The Certificate’s program offered a good critique on international arbitration from developed and developing countries perspectives. I look forward to improving cooperation between Roma Tre University and arbitration organizations in Africa.