1. Menashe Levy (Israel) 2. Tidhar - Excavation and Earth Moving Ltd. (Israel) v. The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

The Permanent Court of Arbitration serves as registry and provides administrative support in this arbitration, which is being conducted under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976.

Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) 1. Menashe Levy (Israel) (Private entity )
2. Tidhar - Excavation and Earth Moving Ltd. (Israel) (Private entity )
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (State)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2023-39
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Investment arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector -
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced -
Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) -
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)
Ms. Judith Levine (Presiding Arbitrator)
Dr. Tai-Heng Cheng
Prof. James Thuo Gathii
Representatives of the Claimant(s)
Mr. Stephen Fietta KC 
Mr. Ashique Rahman
Ms. Oonagh Sands 
Ms. Lea Christopher 
Ms. Miglena Angelova 
Mr. Abdullah Tariq
Fietta LLP
Dr. Noam Zamir
Representatives of the Respondent(s)
H.E. Mr. Alemante Agidew Wondimeneh 
Mr. Henok  Tesfaye Tefera 
Mr. Nigussie Tizazu Tessema
Ministry of Justice 
Dr. Zewdineh Beyene Haile 
Prof. Won L. Kidane 
Mr. Jackson Shaw Kern 
Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 2022
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings Pending
Additional notes -