This year the ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration was held in Lagos, bringing together top international practitioners and academics to discuss the most pressing issues affecting the African dispute resolution landscape.

The theme for this year’s conference was "International Arbitration and ADR: The African Journey So Far and Looking Forward".

Kwadwo Sarkodie spoke at a session on the second day of the conference discussing ‘Dispute Resolution in Africa: Striking the right balance for the next century’. The session focused on the critical role of mediation and other ADR methods in resolving business disputes.