BCDR International Arbitration Review
December 2015 - Volume 2 - Issue 2
Page 305

Towards Greater Gender and Ethnic Diversity in International Arbitration
Samaa A. F. Haridi


Diversity has long been an area of focus for many professional organizations and in many industries. While slow, the progress has been steady, and the increase in the number of women and ethnic minorities in fields like international arbitration is undeniable.

This article examines the question of diversity in international arbitration, and more specifically, in the context of arbitrator appointments. It studies the progress made to-date and offers practical solutions for solving the diversity conundrum in the context of arbitrator appointments.