One of the key pillars of Utatuzi Center's ( UC) Alternative Disputes Resolution (ADR) Week is the generation of knowledge on matters of ADR and technology. Evaluating how we can leverage the two to jumpstarts the economic growth and access to justice in the African continent during and post Covid-19 Pandemic.
Participants are invited to write a 1,000- 2,000 words essay excluding references and footnotes. The topic is on evaluating the role of technology-powered Alternative Disputes Resolution ( ADR) in post-pandemic Africa; i.e as a catalyst for growth and change in the e-commerce, trade, and justice sector.
This competition is open to all persons globally and there are no limitations as to the professional background, age, nationality race among other considerations. Further, the author of the essays will retain all the copyrights and intellectual property of their essays at all times. UC shall not claim any intellectual or proprietary rights on any essay submitted for the ADR Week Essay Writing Competition.
The end goal is for the participants are to examine how technology-powered ADR/ODR can facilitate people-centered justice and act as a catalyst for the growth and development of the African continent.
The 3 best essays will be rewarded handsomely with cash awards and other incentives such as mentorship, internship, and free mediation training from our global and local partners.
The top three essays received will be rewarded in the following manner:
So, are you a budding researcher or a scholar? It is the time you showcased your unique skill sets to the world through our essay writing competition.
Grab this opportunity and win big! For more details regarding the competition, please go to