Dispute Resolution


When commercial disputes arise, World Arbitration Organization of WGCCIA,  can be relied on to resolve them as efficiently and economically as possible. We offer a wide choice of administered procedures as an alternative to litigation for resolving domestic and international disputes. What’s more, our globally accessible and completely neutral services are available to anyone: from individuals and private sector enterprises to states and state entities.

Our World Arbitration Organization (WAO®) is the world’s leading arbitral institution. We have been helping to resolve difficulties in world commercial and business disputes to support trade and investment.

We perform an essential role by providing individuals, businesses and governments alike with a variety of customizable services for every stage of their dispute.

Our responsibilities include:

  • confirming, appointing and replacing arbitrators, as well as deciding on any challenges made against them
  • monitoring the arbitral process to make certain that it is performed properly and with the required speed and efficiency necessary
  • scrutinising and approving all arbitral awards to reinforce quality and enforceability
  • setting, managing and — if necessary — adjusting fees and advances
  • overseeing emergency proceedings before the start of the arbitration

Our purpose is to ensure proper application of the WAO Rules, as well as assist parties and arbitrators in overcoming procedural obstacles. These efforts are supported by the Court’s Secretariat, which is made up of more than 70 lawyers and support personnel.

Arabic, English and French are the WAO’s official working languages. However, we can administer cases in any language and communicate in all major languages, including: Chinese, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

We continuously seek to improve efficiency, control time and costs and aid enforcement and confidentiality by introducing innovative new arbitration tools and procedures. This ongoing focus makes certain that we are always in touch with the concerns and interests of trading partners throughout the world.