Dr. Nabil Elaraby is the Head of the Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA) Board of Trustees. He served as a director of the Cairo Regional Center for International Commercial Arbitration from 2008 to 2011.
Previously he was a judge at the International Court of Justice from 2001 until February 2006. As an Egyptian diplomat, he served as the Permanent Representative to the UN in New York from 1991 to 1999; and in Geneva from 1987 to 1991, a member of the International Law Commission of the United Nations from 1994 to 2001. As the president of the Security Council in 1996. He was Legal Adviser and Director in the Legal and Treaties Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1983 to 1987; head of the Egyptian delegation to the Taba dispute negotiations from 1986-1988. In addition, he was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2011 and later was elected as secretary General of the league of Arab States.
Dr. Nabil Elaraby has lectured at the Hague Academy of International Law, Columbia University, New York University, Duke University, Yale University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Houston, the American Society of International Law, the New York Bar Association, the Greek Institute of International Law, and the International Peace Academy in New York and Vienna. He lectured in international law and international organizations at the Institute for Diplomatic Studies at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cairo. He was the keynote speaker at the Institut Universitaire de Hautes Etudes Internationales in 1993 in Geneva, giving a talk titled The United Nations and the New World Order. And he has been a panelist at the annual meeting of the American Society of International Law. Dr. Nabil Elaraby frequently delivers speeches relating to international law and practice and contributes insights to the international legal community.