Construction Development Board

2015 UNCITRAL Bhutan Workshop

Posted on 19th May, 2015

A one day workshop was organized by the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific and the Construction Development Board on May 18, 2015 at Jambayang Resort, Thimphu on Arbitration. The work shop was funded by the UNCITRAL and the resource persons were Ms. Corinne Montineri from UNCITRAL, Vienna and Mr. Christopher To, Executive Director, CIC, HongKong

The day long workshop covered the arbitration procedures followed as per UNCITRAL, arbitration rules, enforcement of the arbitral awards and various ways of alternative dispute resolutions. Ways for minimization of disputes in contracts through New Engineering Contract (NEC) was also touched upon. Insights were also provided on various case studies around the world. Additionally a short introduction to the legislative frame work with regards to the Model law on commercial arbitration, Arbitration rules and New York Conventions were also covered.

The workshop was organized as CDB, at the moment, is undertaking institutional arbitration.