SCC Centennial: Celebrating 100 years of dispute resolution


On 19-20 January 2017, SCC will celebrate its 100-year anniversary in Stockholm. 
The event will honor a century of SCC history, and highlight the SCC’s continuing role in promoting efficient and peaceful dispute resolution through arbitration. The January event will mark the starting point for a year-long anniversary celebration at the SCC.

19 January 2017

15:00 - 18:00

In the afternoon of Thursday 19 January, the SCC will host a reception and film premiere of Quiet Triumph - How Arbitration Changed the World, at the Rigoletto theater in downtown Stockholm. 

The film is a documentary about the development of international arbitration as a means for efficient and peaceful dispute resolution, with a particular focus on the role played by Sweden and SCC.

18:30 - late

Following the film screening, a Gala dinner will be held at the Stockholm Waterfront.

20 January 2017

8:30 - 12:00

On Friday 20 January, the SCC is hosting a half-day symposium on the topic “Arbitrating for Peace” at Musikaliska in Stockholm. The event will also mark the launch of a book on the same topic (see the Table of Content here). The program will end before lunch.


The SCC centennial celebrations will be attended by the Swedish Minister of Justice Mr. Morgan Johansson, the Mayor of Stockholm Ms. Karin Wanngård, the former Secretary General of the League of the Arab States Dr. Nabil Elaraby. Many more speakers will be added over the next few months.

A map pinned with the locations of the celebration and other recomended places may be found here

For questions about the Centennial, please contact

Registration for the event opens 3 October 2016. 


For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sofia Wennersten: