The Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Judicial Education Institute (JEI) of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) co-hosted the Fourth High Level Meeting on the ‘Role of the Judiciary in International Commercial Arbitration’. The High Level Meeting was held at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa on October 23rd and 24th, 2014.
The meeting brought together high-level judges from different English-speaking Caribbean countries and Latin American Countries to analyze and discuss, along with the participation of national and international experts, the role of national judiciaries in international commercial arbitration under the New York and Panama Conventions on the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards, the Model Law of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and other binding legal documents.
The facilitators of the High Level Meeting were extremely versed in the field of Commercial Arbitration. These leading experts hailed from Europe, Africa, North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
The meeting was fully funded by the OAS with a token contribution of EC$17,829 coming from the ECSC.