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Dr. Nabil Elaraby (Egypt)

Dr Elaraby is the Director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.

Amongst the posts – past and present –  held by Dr Elaraby are:

President of the UN Security Council (June 1996)
Vice-President of the UN General Assembly (1993, 1994, 1997)
Chairman, United Nations Special Committee on Enhancing the Principle of the Prohibition of the Use of Force in International Relations (1981-1982).
Commissioner at the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva (1999-2001)
Ambassador Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations in New York (1991-1999)
Ambassador to India (1981-1983)
Legal Adviser to the Egyptian delegation to the Camp David Middle East peace conference (1978)
Agent of the Egyptian Government to the Egyptian-Israeli arbitration tribunal (Taba dispute) (1986-1988)
Head of the Egyptian delegation to the Taba dispute negotiations (1985-1989)
Commissioner, Canberra Commission on the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, The Netherlands (2005- present)
Member of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators (2006- present)
Judge, International Court of Justice (2001-2006)
Judge, Judicial Tribunal of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (1990- present)
Member of the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Centre List of Neutrals.

Presided over several arbitrations submitted at the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration;
Chairman of an Arbitration Tribunal in Riyadh –Saudi Arabia;
Chairman of an ICSID Arbitration Tribunal in a dispute between Shell Oil Company and the government of Nigeria;
Arbitrator at the International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration in Paris in a dispute concerning the Suez Canal.

Lecturer and author.

Languages: Arabic, English, French and Italian.

Full CV can be obtained from the contact details below.


Dr. Nabil Elaraby
Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration
1 Al-Saleh Ayoub St.
11211 Zamalek
Cairo, Egypt
Tel (202) 27351333/5/7
Fax (202) 27351336