Global Facilities and Partnerships

ICSID has entered into agreements with leading domestic and regional dispute resolution institutions that offer parties in ICSID proceedings the option to holding hearings at their facilities. In addition, ICSID has access to over 120 World Bank country offices for meetings or hearings.


Cooperation Agreements by Region

Central America & the Caribbean

British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre,Tortola

North America (Canada, Mexico & U.S.)

International Centre for Dispute Resolution, New York

South America

Arbitration and Mediation Center of the Quito Chamber of Commerce

Center for Arbitration and Conciliation of the Bogota Chamber of Commerce

Lima Chamber of Commerce

Santiago Arbitration and Mediation Centre

Sub-Saharan Africa

Kigali International Arbitration Centre

Mauritius International Arbitration Centre

Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Lagos

Eastern Europe & Central Asia

Asian International Arbitration Centre, Kuala Lumpur

Australian Commercial Disputes Centre, Sydney

Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Melbourne

China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

Japan International Dispute Resolution Center

Maxwell Chambers, Singapore

Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center, Seoul

Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration

Singapore International Mediation Centre

Singapore International Arbitration Centre

Western Europe

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

Court of Arbitration of the Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Madrid

Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre

Energy Charter Secretariat

German Institution of Arbitration

International Chamber of Commerce, Paris

Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague

SCC Arbitration Institute

Vienna International Arbitration Centre

Middle East & North Africa

Abu Dhabi Global Market

Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration

Casablanca International Mediation and Arbitration Centre

Gulf Cooperation Council Commercial Arbitration Centre, Bahrain

Qatar International Court and Dispute Resolution Centre

Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration 

ICSID has also arranged hearings at other venues, such as London (e.g., at the International Dispute Resolution Centre in London, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Church House Conference Centre), New York (e.g., NYC Seminar and Conference Centre, New York International Arbitration Center), Toronto (the Arbitration Place) and Auckland (New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre Ltd.).

As part of the case administration services offered by the Secretariat, ICSID staff assist the parties and the Tribunal throughout a hearing, at any venue around the world.