Sessions and Events

  • 27 June to 15 July 2022, New York
  • 9-13 May 2022, New York
  • 10-14 October 2022, Vienna (tentative)
  • 28 March to 1 April 2022, New York
  • 19-23 September 2022, Vienna (tentative)
  • 15-19 November 2021, Vienna (falls on Gurpurab) 
  • 14-18 February 2022, New York
  • 26-30 September 2022, Vienna (tentative)
  • 4-8 April 2022, New York
  • 31 October to 4 November 2022, Vienna (tentative)
  • 13-17 December 2021, Vienna 
  • 18-22 April 2022, New York
  • 28 November to 2 December 2022, Vienna (tentative)
  • 18-22 October 2021, Vienna 
  • 7-11 February 2022, New York
  • 12-16 December 2022, Vienna (tentative)


07 December 2021 to 08 December 2021

Co-organized by UNCITRAL, the Ministry of Justice of Japan (MOJ), and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the 2021 Tokyo Forum on Dispute Resolution, themed “Enhancing the principles of dispute resolution in the digital economy”, will be held virtually on Tuesday 7 December 2021 and Wednesday 8 December 2021. Two of the three sessions will be dedicated to the stocktaking of developments in dispute resolution in the digital economy, an area which will be featured at the UNCITRAL colloquium on possible future work on dispute settlement in late March 2022. The event will be held in English with simultaneous Japanese translation provided. The event is open to the public and free of charge. Additional details can be found in the attached e-flyer.

09 November 2021 to 15 December 2021

The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP) is pleased to announce the initial line-up and kick-off of its UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day 2021 (AP Day) academic series. The main theme of the UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day 2021 is “Enabling MSMEs and Assisting Economic Recovery through Legal Harmonization”. The UNCITRAL AP Day 2021 series was launched with 3 activities in the Republic of Korea by Chung-Ang University, Inha University, and Seoul National University on 13, 14, and 26 October 2021, respectively. Find the calendar of events for this year's events here. RCAP also invites readers to revisit last year's AP Day series via the 2020 AP Day report.

04 November 2021 to 05 November 2021

UNCITRAL RCAP is pleased to invite you to the 10th Asia-Pacific ADR Virtual Conference on 4 and 5 November 2021 hosted in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Titled “Innovating the Future of Dispute Resolution Beyond 2021: The Journey Continues”, this virtual event is co-organised by UNCITRAL RCAP, the KCAB INTERNATIONAL, the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center (Seoul IDRC). Registration and event details can be accessed at    

02 November 2021 to 03 November 2021

Jointly organized by UNCITRAL RCAP and the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea and, supported by KCAB INTERNATIONAL and Seoul IDRC, the UNCITRAL Special Session will take place from 2 to 3 November 2021. An annual flagship event, this year’s theme is “UNCITRAL and Regional Developments on Arbitration and Mediation”. The Session is a capacity-building event that brings together invited government officials of the Asia-Pacific region and international legal experts. 

01 November 2021

Jointly organised by UNCITRAL RCAP and the Department of Justice of the Hong Kong, China, the 4th UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit will take place from 1 to 2 November 2021. A biennial flagship event, this year’s theme is “Sustainably Adapting to a New Normal.” The Summit brings together judges, officials, practitioners, academics, and other professionals in the region to discuss the legal challenges and opportunities created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Day 1 of the Summit, open to the public, consists of three sessions on green and sustainable financing, digital economy and dispute resolution, and insolvency and restructuring, respectively. Registration for Day 1 is available at Day 2 of the Summit is an invitation-only judicial roundtable for judges and judicial personnel to discuss supply chain trade disputes arising from pandemic disruptions in addition to digital economy and dispute resolution, and insolvency and restructuring matters. 

New Articles

04 January 2022

The monthly compilation for December of the bibliography of recent writings related to the work of UNCITRAL is now available.

04 January 2022

Georgia has ratified the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation. Georgia is the ninth State Party to the Convention and it will enter into force for Georgia on 29 June 2022. Read the press release here.

30 November 2021

The monthly compilation for November of the bibliography of recent writings related to the work of UNCITRAL is now available.