“GAR Live: Women in Arbitration” event in France 

Tatevik Matinyan, director of “Arbitration and Mediation Center of Armenia” and Lilit Petrosyan, deputy director, participated in “GAR Live: Women in Arbitration” event held in Paris on December 7. 

Among the speakers of the event were former and current heads of international arbitration institutions, as well as fellow lawyers of well-known international law offices. 

The talks focused on current challenges in international arbitration, tools to promote women’s involvement, the use of arbitration alongside expanding ESG obligations, as well as current trends and challenges in the use of arbitration in the mining sector. 

Mrs. Matinyan and Mrs. Petrosyan also had a meeting with Hasmik Tolmajyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to the Republic of France, within the framework of their visit to the Republic of France. 

During the meeting, Mrs. Matinyan presented the features of the newly created arbitration center and emphasized the importance of a similar international center for improving the investment environment in the Republic of Armenia. 

During the meeting, the importance of involving the potential of Armenian lawyers living in France in the development of arbitration and mediation in Armenia was discussed.