Benin ARBITRATION

 Benin Arbitration

Benin is a contracting state to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 10 September 1965
  • Deposit of Ratification: 6 September 1966
  • Entry into Force: 14 October 1966
  • Pursuant to Article 54(2) of the ICSID Convention, Benin has designated “Cour Suprême” as competent for the recognition and enforcement of ICSID awards
  • Pursuant to Article 69 of the ICSID Convention, Benin enacted Ordonnance No. 36/PR/MFAE du 26 août 1966 portant ratification de la Convention pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements entre Etats et ressortissants d’autres Etats (Off. Gaz. 17, Sept. 1, 1966, p. 773); Décret No. 445/PR/MFAEP du 28 décembre 1967 portant nomination de conciliateurs et d’arbitres au Centre International pour le Règlement des Différends relatifs aux Investissements (Off. Gaz. 4, February 14, 1968, p. 161) to make the Convention effective in their jurisdiction.
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Benin has made the following panel designations effective until 5 February 1988:
    - Mr. Bruno AMOUSSOU: Directeur Général, Banque Commerciale du Bénin
    - Mr. Augustin DE CAMPOS: Expert Comptable Fiduciaire, Commissaire des Sociétés
    - Mr. Raffaet LOKO: Directeur, Industrie Alimentaire
    - Mr. Emile PARAISO: Directeur Général, Société Béninoise Electricité et Eau
    - Mr. Maurille CODJIA: Président de la Chambre Judiciaire, Cour Populaire Centrale
    - Mr. Alexandre DURAND: Président de la Cour d’Appel
    - Mr. Frédéric HOUNDETON: Directeur de Cabinet, Cour Populaire Centrale
    - Mr. Ismail TIDJANI SERPOS: Procureur Général, Parquet Populaire Central

Benin is a contracting state to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 16 May 1974
  • Entry into Force: 14 August 1974

Benin is not a Contracting State to the 1899 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: N/A

Benin is a Contracting State to the 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: 16 September 2005

Benin is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 20 September 1960

Official State Name: Republic of Benin - République du Bénin - Orílẹ̀-èdè Olómìnira ilẹ̀ Benin

Official Language: French

Recognised Regional Languages: Fon, Yoruba

Capital: Porto-Nova

Largest City: Cotonou

Motto: "Fraternité, Justice, Travail" (French) "Fraternity, Justice, Labour"

Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)

Time Zone: WAT (UTC+1)

International Calling Code: +229

Internet TLD: .bj

 Location of Benin within the African Union.

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