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DIAC joins Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG)


Dubai International Arbitration Centre "DIAC" was approved as a member to the APRAG which makes DIAC the first Arab Middle East arbitration centre recognized as a member by APRAG.
Dr. Hussam Al Talhuni (Director of DIAC) said "joining the APRAG means a lot to DIAC as it is considered as an international recognition and trust in the DIAC services and reflects the recognition of businessmen and professionals in international commercial relations of Dubai's rule as a suitable venue for resolving international commercial disputes". Dr. Talhuni adds: "membership to APRAG was limited to only those countries in the southeast of Asia and the pacific countries; therefore it was not easy for DIAC to join the APRAG, but because of Dubai's important role in international commerce and the trust of businessmen in the UIA policy and the services which Dubai offers were from the most important reasons that lead to joining such an important regional arbitration group". Moreover, Dr. Talhuni adds: "this was a result of contacting the general assembly of APRAG and participating in APRAG Regional Conference, Hong Kong 3-5 December 2006, were the services of DIAC was presented during the conference and DIAC's membership was approved by APRAG".
APRAG objectives are to promote arbitration in the region, enhance knowledge and improve skills and expertise in arbitration in the region, and make submissions on reform of arbitration law and practice.

Members of APRAG:

  • Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand
  • Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration
  • Australian Commercial Disputes Centre
  • Arbitration Association (Brunei)
  • Beijing Arbitration Commission
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Australia)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia)
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Malaysia)
  • China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
  • Dubai International Arbitration Centre 迪拜国际仲裁中心
  • Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • ICC Asia
  • Indian Council of Arbitration
  • Indonesian National Arbitration Board
  • Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia
  • Japan Commercial Arbitration Association
  • Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
  • Korean Council for International Arbitration
  • Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration
  • Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators
  • Mongolian Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc
  • Singapore International Arbitration Centre
  • Tokyo Maritime Arbitration Commission
  • Vietnam International Arbitration Centre

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