OHADA Arbitration Center

Abidjan, Ivory Coast

The Arbitration center in a nutshell

The OHADA Arbitration Centre


Under Article 1 of the Rules of Arbitration of 11 March 1999 , “the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration … shall exercise administrative functions in respect of  arbitration proceedings in the area assigned to it by Article 21 of the Treaty …

Decisions taken by the Court  in this respect, in order to ensure the implementation and successful completion of arbitration proceedings and those relating to the review of arbitral awards are administrative in nature …

Such Decisions shall be taken by the Court under the conditions fixed  in General meeting as proposed by the President . ”
The CCJA, considered as an Arbitration center, has an institutional framework that enables it to effectively administer arbitration proceedings conducted under its auspices.