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Global: CLDP Kicks Off the 12th Annual Vis Moot Preparatory Workshop

Vis Moot Advisors and Trainers Explaining to Vis Moot Teams

Advisor Robbie Cimmino, CLDP Attorney Mais Abousy, Advisor Nadine Hafaitha, Trainer Iranthi Walgama, and Trainer Ghada Arfaoui

CLDP, in cooperation with the Center for International Legal Education (CILE) of the University of Pittsburgh College of Law, is hosted a virtual Vis Moot training workshop for the incoming 2021-2022 CLDP sponsored university teams who will compete in the 29th Annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Vis Moot) and in the 19th Annual Willem C. Vis East. The Vis Moot is the premier international competition hosted in part by UNCITRAL that supports the development and practice of efficient dispute resolution. Every year, CLDP and its resource partners implement a 7-month training program to cultivate a network of commercial arbitration specialists in global markets. This year, the program will focus on developing a cadre of Vis Moot experts in partner countries to ensure sustainability of the basic foundations and principles of international commercial arbitration. Through the training, over 40 teams from the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia, and South Asia will develop the foundational knowledge critical to comprehending the legal arbitration issues presented by the Vis Moot problem, a simulation of an international sales transaction case, distributed on October 8.