Call for Papers for First Annual Writing Competition
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
North American Branch
Young Members Group


The Young Members Group of the North America Branch (NAB) of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) announces the launch of its First Annual Writing Competition (the “Competition”).  The Competition is open to all young practitioners and law students within the geographic scope of CIArb NAB, including the entirety of Mexico and the United States (except for New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut).

Submissions may address any aspect of international arbitration practice, theory, or research.  Submissions must be written in English and between 7,500-12,500 words (including footnotes). Submissions must also include an abstract of no more than 150 words.  The deadline for submissions is 11:59 PM EST on May 31, 2020.

The winner of the Competition will receive: (i) $2,500.00 honorarium from CIArb NAB; and (ii) complimentary registration to the CIArb NAB Tech ADR Summit & Annual Conference at Microsoft World Headquarters in Seattle, Washington on October 1, 2020.  The winning submission will also be given priority consideration for publication in the International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management.

For more information, please see the Competition Guidelines.