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The Association ARBITRI is happy to announce that it’s Fifth Sarajevo Arbitration Day, a significant milestone for the arbitration community in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), will take place in Sarajevo on 24 October.

International commercial arbitration is, by its nature, a melting pot of influences. It is inherently diverse in its various manifestations and constellations. Any attempt to resolve the complex, industry-specific cross-border disputes can only be successful if the arbitral proceedings are conducted with due consideration of the geographical, national, legal, industry and gender aspects of the specific dispute.

The Association dedicates its Fifth Sarajevo Arbitration Day to the most challenging contemporary issues in the practice of international commercial arbitration: The Many Faces of Diversity in International Arbitration. Once again, the conference will gather renowned local, regional and international experts. The conference program reflects the complexity of its topic. We are very excited to host the discussions around the diverse challenges women and other minorities face in arbitration, the appointment and selection of arbitrators, as well as challenges BiH practitioners face in FIDIC and concession related arbitration.

These are all topics of increasing practical significance in BiH and around the world, and the Fifth Sarajevo Arbitration Day will provide the participants and guests with a unique insight into the international best practices in these fields. The working languages of the conference are English and BSC; translation/interpretation is provided.


Udruženje ARBITRI sa zadovoljstvom najavljuje da će se Peti sarajevski dan arbitraže, ova značajna godišnjica za arbitražnu zajednicu u Bosni i Hercegovini (BiH), održati u Sarajevu 24.10.2019. godine.

Međunarodna trgovačka arbitraža je, po svojoj prirodi, mješavina raznih utjecaja, što se manifestuje u raznolikosti njenih konstalacija i pojavnih oblika. Kako bi se uspješno riješili kompleksni, međunarodni sporovi usko vezani za određenu industriju, potrebno je u arbitražnom postupku uzeti u obzir geografske, nacionalne, pravne, industrijske i spolne aspekte određenog spora.

Udruženje ARBITRI posvećuje Peti sarajevski dan arbitraže najizazovnijim savremenim pitanjima iz prakse međunarodne trgovačke arbitraže: Mnogobrojna lica raznolikosti u međunarodnoj arbitraži. Konferencija će još jednom okupiti renomirane domaće, regionalne i međunarodne stručnjake. Program konferencije oslikava kompleksnost ove teme. Sa uzbuđenjem iščekujemo diskusije o izazovima sa kojima se suočavaju žene i druge manjine u arbitraži, izboru i imenovanju arbitara, kao i o izazovima sa kojima se susreću BiH praktičari u arbitraži vezanoj za FIDIC i koncesione ugovore.

Navedene teme su od sve većeg značaja u BiH i širom svijeta, a Peti sarajevski dan arbitraže će učesnicima i gostima pružiti jedinstven uvid u nabolje prakse u ovim oblastima. Radni jezici konferencije su engleski i bosanski/hrvatski/srpski jezik; simulatni prevod je obezbijeđen.

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Udruženje ARBITRI garantuje bezbjednost svih ličnih podataka i poštivanje svih zakonskih propisa u skladu sa tim. Popunjvanjem registracijskog formulara ispod, izjavljujete da ste saglasni da Udruženje ARBITRI prikuplja vaše podatke i obrađuje ih u skladu sa svrhom za koju se isti prikupljaju. Ovim putem potvrđujete da su svi uneseni podaci istiniti.

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Accommodation is not included and participants are requested to make their own accommodation arrangements. The Association ARBITRI has negotiated preferred rates for the participants at the Novotel Hotel Bristol (Fra Filipa Lastrica 2, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina). You can make reservations directly via the hotel’s website, with the following reference: Fifth Sarajevo Arbitration Days / Association ARBITRI. Should you need any further assistance, please contact info@associationarbitri.com.


Učesnici konferencije su dužni sami organizovati smještaj. Udruženje ARBITRI je osiguralo poseban popust za goste konferencije u Novotel Hotelu Bristol (Fra Filipa Lastrića 2, Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina). Možete rezervisati smještaj direktno putem web stranice Hotela, sa sljedećom referencom: Peti Sarajevski dani arbitraže / Udruženje ARBITRI. Ukoliko Vam je potrebna pomoć prilikom organizacije smještaja, kontaktirajte info@associationarbitri.com.

Nevena Jevremović, Co-Founder and President
Email: n.jevremovic@associationarbitri.com
Phone: +387 66 074 587

Nevena is Manager of Corporate Learning at the International Association of Contract and Commercial Manager (IACCM). Nevena brings experience in designing, developing and delivering training and education programs in international commercial law. She led the initiative of setting up a young professionals’ association – Association ARBITRI – focused on promoting resolution of commercial disputes through arbitration. In her capacity as the President of the Association, Nevena worked with the Commercial Law Development Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce on promotion and capacity building of commercial law and arbitration. Specifically, as one of the trainers for the international commercial law, she worked on the design, implementation, and delivery of the annual training program for law students in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Nevena is the author of the national monographs on the Civil Procedure and Energy Law in volumes of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws. She is the Assistant Editor for Europe for the Kluwer Arbitration Blog, Contributing Editor to the CISG Database, and is involved in the Delos Dispute Resolution project as a Young Arbitration Practitioner. Nevena is currently a Co-Chair of the Dispute Resolution Working Group of the Accord Project, which focuses on exploring the use of blockchain technology in dispute resolution.

Nevena holds an LL.M. in International Law from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Law (2016) and an LL.M. in Civil Law in the EU from the University of Sarajevo, School of Law (2015).


Armela Ramić, Co-Founder and Project Manager
Email: a.ramic@associationarbitri.com
Phone: +387 61 862 844

Armela is a resourceful lawyer with over six years of post-qualification experience. Her areas of focus are civil litigation, arbitration, corporate law, employment, public procurement matters, and public-private partnerships.

Before joining Law Office Miljković & Partners, Armela worked as an Attorney at Law at “Ademović, Nožica and partners,” a Sarajevo law firm. She conducted legal analysis on arbitration and international sales contracts, corporate law and civil litigation cases, and employment disputes. She has regularly handled cases and disputes of high net worth for both individuals and companies. Armela has specialized skills in preparing applications to the Constitutional Court of BiH and the European Court of Human Rights. Additionally, her expertise in public procurement procedures, public-private partnerships, and other legal proceedings related to complex investment structures are a particular asset. Further, Armela has focused on civil and criminal appeals as a legal clerk at the law office of Mr. Emir Kapidžić.

Previously, Armela worked at TRIAL (Track Impunity Always), a Geneva-based international organization with offices in Bosnia and Herzegovina. There, she actively worked on one of the landmark rulings of the Court of BiH regarding the compensation of damages for women victims of sexual violence committed during the 1992-95 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

As one of the founders of “ARBITRI” – a leading association of young professionals working to promote arbitration in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Armela brings particular knowledge and experience regarding key legal aspects of the most complex cases in international arbitration and is uniquely positioned to translate this to her legal practice


Emir Sudžuka
Email: e.sudzuka@associationarbitri.com

Emir Sudžuka, Ph.D. is Attorney-at-Law and the founder of the Law Firm Sudžuka & Co. Ltd. Having graduated from Faculty of Law in 2009, he continued master studies in Business law in 2011. Emir holds a Ph.D. in Commercial Law and currently is a Ph.D. candidate in Civil Law at Faculty of Law, Ljubljana University. He passed the Bar exam in March 2012. Emir regularly advises clients on various aspects of civil, corporate, business and tax law – with special emphasis on foreign investments and concessions. He has been a member of the Association ARBITRI since 2017.


Nejra Suljić
Email: n.suljic@associationarbitri.com

Nejra is an Attorney-at-law based in Sarajevo with about 7 years of experience in practice. Nejra was a senior associate in law office Femil Čurt about 5 years, with whom she continued close cooperation after her admission to the Bar Association of FBiH. Nejra’s specialties are in infrastructure projects, regulatory and banking law, financing and corporate financing across a wide range of industries, commercial law, contracts, public procurement, litigation (civil and commercial disputes) and advising on cross-border transactions. Nejra advises international clients in the English and German languages. Nejra was a member of the Advisory Team of the Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the implementation process of the Reform Agenda for BiH for the Period 2015-2018 related to the Restructuring of 62 State-Owned Enterprises.


Fahira Brodlija
Email: f.brodlija@associationarbitri.com

Fahira Brodlija is a young lawyer from Sarajevo, whose studies and interests are focused on international arbitration and commercial law. She graduated from the University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law and obtained her LL.M. degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. After graduating, she worked as an intern at Alcoa (Ethics and Compliance Department) and at the Al Jazy and Co. law firm (international arbitration, Amman, Jordan). She currently works for GIZ as the Country Coordinator for the regional project ORF Legal Reform. Fahira participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition in 2015, and she has been a coach of the University of Sarajevo Vis Moot team since 2016. She has been a member of the Association ARBITRI since 2015.


Arnela Maglić
Email: a.maglic@associationarbitri.com

Arnela, LL.M. graduated from the University of Zenica Faculty of Law in June 2017. She obtained her LL.M. degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2018. Her studies were focused on international investment and commercial arbitration. Following her LL.M. graduation, she interned for a U.S. based law firm in Pittsburgh, PA. Arnela is an Associate at Sudžuka & Co. Ltd. and has been a member of the Association ARBITRI since 2017.


Alija Genjac
Email: conference@associationarbitri.com

Alija graduated from the University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law in July 2018. He obtained his LL.M. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in May 2019. He participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot competition in 2018 as a member of the University of Sarajevo team. During his master studies, he also participated in the LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Competition. His studies were focused on international commercial arbitration, business associations, and international business transactions. After his LL.M. graduation, he worked as an intern at Sherrard, German & Kelly, P.C. law firm in Pittsburgh, PA, where he was focused on litigation, commercial law, and corporate transactions.