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The Pathway into Arbitration PractiCe
At Young AFSA we are dedicated to cultivating a vibrant community of young professionals and students from Southern Africa and beyond. Our mission is to promote knowledge sharing, skill/s-building, and networking within the field of arbitration. Young AFSA functions under the mandate of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA).

YOUNG AFSA MENTORING PROGRAMME

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WINNERS OF THE YOUNG AFSA ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION

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ACCREDITED MEDIATION COURSE IN THE GARDEN ROUTE

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Our purpose is to:
  • Build a robust network by engaging young professionals and students worldwide who are interested in arbitration.
  • Create and maintain a platform for sharing essential arbitration content and fostering knowledge building.
  • Organise skills-focused programs, seminars, and social events for knowledge exchange.
  • Foster inclusivity, diversity, and representation of young professionals across sectors and regions in Africa arbitration.
What we are about
Young AFSA Membership
  • Who qualifies for membership?

    All young professionals and students between the ages of 18 and 40 with a passion for arbitration and a desire to learn more about this fast-developing field of dispute resolution are invited to sign up as members.

  • Free membership

    Membership is free and as a Young AFSA member, you will be kept informed of Young AFSA events, workshops, courses, andopportunities for future development.

    Join the vibrant community of Young AFSA with our free membership. Aspiring arbitration professionals aged 18 to 40, from diverse backgrounds and regions, are invited to connect, learn, and grow.

    To sign up for membership, complete the form below.

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Young AFSA Steering Committee
INAUGURAL CO-CHAIRS
Fiorella Noriega Del Valle
Wihan Meintjes
Panagiotis Chalkias
EVENTS & MARKETING COMMITTEE
Kirsten Wolmarans
Jonathan Barnes
Bastian Poehler
MENTORING COMMITTEE
Sethu Khumalo
Lindelwa Mnisi
Amina Afifi
KNOWLEDGE COMMITTEE
Courtney Kemp
Amina Afifia
Nakasamba Banda
Steven Darge
TRAINING COMMITTEE
Steven Darge
Nelly Ndlovu
Nicola Soekoe
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