ACILP is pleased to announce that Justice Ben Kioko from the African Court of Human and People's Rights has been nominated to ACILP's Panel of Eminent Persons (PEP). An eminent African Jurist, Justice Kioko has previously served as chief legal adviser of the African Union. A full profile of...

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched at the UN Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa its 2015 Investment Policy Framework. The Framework provides guidance for policymakers in the evolution of towards a New Generation of investment policies,...

The Government of the United States, at the margin of the forty-seventh session of UNICITRAL submitted in support of the latter’s future work on international commercial conciliation a proposal consisting of addressing the enforceability of settlement agreements resulting from international...

On 24 June 2015, the UN Secretary-General submitted a report the Security Council on the activities of UNOWA. As the report states, it “covers the period from 1 January to 30 June 2015, provides an overview of developments and trends in West Africa and outlines the activities undertaken by UNOWA...

The African Union Commission (AUC), through its Department of Economic Affairs, is currently developing a Pan African Investment Code (PAIC) which will be submitted for the consideration of the Union's Member States. The establishment of the PAIC was recommended during the third Conference of...

ACILP, in a memorandum to the heads of continental organizations, calls for African contribution to the current debate about reforming the international investment regime. The full text of the memorandum is accessible ...

The Conference of Parties to the Abidjan Convention, during its eleventh meeting in March 2014 in Cape Town, mandated the Secretariat of the Abidjan to kick-off work on drafting a protocol on environmental standards to be observed in oil and gas development activities in West, Central and South...

In response to a request for opinion by the Sub-Regional Fisheries Management Commission (Commission sous régionale des pêches), the International Tribunal for the Law of Sea (ITLOS) has on 02 April 2015 issued a landmark advisory opinion. The opinion was sought in the context of...

As part of its series of Country Bilateral Investment Treaties Assessment Reports, ACILP has finalized and published a report on Senegalese BITs. The full version of the study is accessible under the "Publications" section of this website.