Sessions and Events

  • 6-17 July 2020
  • 7-11 October 2019, Vienna 
  • 23-27 March 2020, New York
  • 23 -27 September 2019, Vienna 
  • 3-7 February 2020, New York
  • 14-18 October 2019, Vienna 
  • January or February 2020 (in Vienna)
  • 30 March to 3 April 2020, New York
  • 25-29 November 2019, Vienna 
  • 6-9 April 2020, New York
  • 18-22 November 2019, Vienna
  • 20-24 April 2020, New York 
06 December 2019

At its fifty-second session, in 2019, the Commission requested the Secretariat to organize a colloquium, in cooperation with other relevant international organizations, to further clarify and refine various aspects of the Commission’s possible work on civil asset tracing and recovery, for consideration by the Commission at its fifty-third session, in 2020. The Commission was of the view that the colloquium should consider the elements of a possible toolkit on civil asset tracing and recovery and collect more information on civil law jurisdictions practices.

25 September 2019 to 26 September 2019

La Tercera Reunión regional en la reforma ISDS tendrá lugar en Conakry (Guinea) el 26 de septiembre de 2019. El Taller de desarrollo de capacidades tendrá lugar el 25 de septiembre por iniciativa del Gobierno de Guinea y la Organización Internacional de la Francofonía.  


25 September 2019 to 26 September 2019

The third inter-sessional regional meeting on ISDS reform will be organized in Conakry (Guinea) on 26th September 2019. A capacity building workshop is schedule to take place on 25th September 2019, at the initiative of the Government of Guinea and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie. 

Is financial assistance for travel and accommodation provided?

25 September 2019 to 26 September 2019

La troisième réunion régionale intersessions sur la réforme du RDIE se déroulera les 25 et 26 septembre 2019 à Conakry (Guinée). La réunion sera précédée d’une journée de formation organisée le 25 septembre 2019 à l’initiative du Gouvernement de Guinée et de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).  

Les représentants bénéficient-ils d'une aide financière pour couvrir leurs frais de déplacement et d'hébergement?

07 August 2019

The Signing Ceremony for the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (“Singapore Convention on Mediation”) will be held on 7 August 2019 in Singapore. Co-organized by UNCITRAL and the Singapore Ministry of Law, this globally significant event will open with formal addresses by Singapore Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs 

New Articles

07 August 2019

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the "Singapore Convention on Mediation") opened for signature in Singapore today, 7 August 2019. 46 States signed the Convention at the signing ceremony and delegations from more than 70 States attended the ceremony. Read the press release here.

31 July 2019

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) adopted the UNCITRAL Model Legislative Provisions on Public-Private Partnerships, the UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Public-Private Partnerships, and Practice Guide to the UNCITRAL Model Law on Secured Transactions, held a roundtable on technical assistance, and announced plans for CISG 2020, a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), during its 52nd annual session in Vienna.

25 July 2019

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