The Legal Framework for Arbitration in Burundi

General Information

  • UNCITRAL Model-Law based: Yes.
  • Legal Provisions: Code of Civil Procedure, Sec. 337-370 (13 May 2004).

Multilateral Conventions

  • New York Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 23 June 2014); reservations: commercial disputes.
  • European Convention: No.
  • ICSID Convention: Yes (ratification/accession: 5 November 1969); reservations: none.
  • Energy Charter Treaty: No.

Arbitral Institutions

Burundi Centre for Arbitration and Mediation


Last updated November 2016