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
  • 25-29 November 2019, Vienna 
  • 6-9 April 2020, New York
  • 18-22 November 2019, Vienna
  • 20-24 April 2020, New York 
21 February 2020 to 22 February 2020

UNCITRAL is a co-organizer of the Vienna Arbitration Days, the leading arbitration conference in Austria. The event will be held from the 21-22 February in Vienna, Austria. This year’s topic is Arbitration and Public Law. UNICTRAL Secretary, Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret, will speak about transparency in arbitration during a session titled, Safeguarding Public Interest in Arbitration. The program and details about how to register for the Vienna Arbitration Days can be found here.

16 January 2020 to 17 January 2020

La CNUDCI est heureuse de soutenir l'organisation du Symposium sur « Le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements par l'arbitrage et la médiation dans l'espace OHADA », en partenariat avec l'APAA, l'OHADA, l'ALSF et la Coopération française, qui se tiendra à Douala (Cameroun) les 16-17 janvier 2020.

16 January 2020 to 17 January 2020

UNCITRAL is glad to support the organization of the Symposium on “The Settlement of Investment Disputes by Arbitration and Mediation within the OHADA Area”, in partnership with APAA, OHADA, ALSF and the French Cooperation, to be held in Douala (Cameroon) on 16-17 January 2020. UNCITRAL Secretary, Ms. Anna Joubin Bret, will speak about the Singapore Convention on Mediation and the current status of Working Group III (Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform) and Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation / Dispute Settlement).

12 December 2019 to 13 December 2019





12 December 2019 to 13 December 2019

The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP) and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) of the Republic of Korea are pleased to invite government representatives to the roundtable discussion on investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) reform (the ISDS Roundtable) to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, on 12-13 December 2019.

New Articles

02 January 2020

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

12 December 2019

With its accession to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), Guatemala becomes the ninety-third State Party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for Guatemala on 1 January 2021. (view press release)

04 December 2019

CLOUT Issue 200 is now available online. It includes seven abstracts on the CISG, one on the Limitation Convention, one on the Electronic Communications Convention and one on the Model Law on Electronic Signatures. The cases are from Australia, Denmark, France, Poland and the USA and include recent decisions from the French, Polish and Swiss Supreme Courts on the CISG, as well as judicial guidance on the requirements for legal recognition of electronic signatures.