UNCITRAL is joining with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the International and Comparative Research Center to hold a webinar on COVID-19 Measures Implemented by States. The event will cover a range of issues related to current and possible future work of UNCITRAL. The event is free of charge with simultaneous interpretation in English and Russian. Click here to read more about the event and to find details on how to connect to the event.
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UNCITRAL RCAP and the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) of Thailand are pleased to invite you to participate in Virtual Knowledge Sharing: UNCITRAL Texts and International Trade in the Digital Era, to be held on 2 June 2021 from 8.30 – 12.30 pm Vienna time/1.30 – 5.30 pm Bangkok time/3.30 – 7.30 pm Seoul time via Zoom.
This virtual knowledge-sharing event will provide an overview of enabling legal frameworks for digital trade, focusing on the UNCITRAL texts on e-commerce in particular. These include the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts and the UNCITRAL Model Laws on Electronic Commerce, Electronic Signatures, and Electronic Transferable Records.
La Commission des Nations Unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI) et l’Organisation pour l’harmonisation en Afrique du droit des affaires (OHADA) organisent un webinaire portant sur les enjeux et défis de l’économie numérique en Afrique et dans la sphère francophone, en partenariat avec l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).
The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP) is pleased to announce the Webinar: “UNCITRAL 2021 Overview and Legal Developments”, co-organised with LAWASIA. The webinar will provide insights into the technical work being undertaken across UNCITRAL’s six working groups with a particular focus on dispute resolution and other dimensions of the commercial framework underpinning international trade.
Following the consideration of the proposal by China (A/CN.9/998) and a note by the Secretariat (A/CN.9/1034) on possible future work by UNCITRAL towards the development of a negotiable transport document, UNCITRAL, at its fifty-second session, requested its secretariat to conduct research on legal issues related to the use of railway or other consignment notes, and at its fifty-third session, UNCITRAL requested its secretariat to start preparatory work towards the development of a new international instrument on multimodal negotiable transport documents that could be used for contracts not involving carriage by sea. In this context, the UNCITRAL secretariat organized on 13 and 14 April an open webinar to assess the most recent legal developments related to electronic negotiable transport documents and seek views of the wide legal community on them. View the details of the webinar (e.g. programme) here.
The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP) is pleased to announce the Webinar on “Regional Perspective of UNCITRAL ADR Instruments on Ease of Doing Business in Asia and the Pacific”, co-organised with the Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre. The webinar will explore how UNCITRAL ADR instruments serve as a means for Bangladesh and the region to promote and strengthen a legally enabling environment for doing business and facilitating cross-border trade. Ms. Athita Komindr, Head of UNCITRAL RCAP, Ms. Eun Young Nam and Ms.
联合国国际贸易法委员会亚洲及太平洋区域中心（UNCITRAL RCAP）很高兴地宣布将与孟加拉国国际仲裁中心联合举办“UNCITRAL 替代性争端解决办法文书与促进亚太地区便利营商的地域观点”网络研讨会。本次研讨会旨在探讨UNCITRAL 替代性争端解决办法文书如何帮助孟加拉国及亚太地区促进和加强有利于营商和便利跨境贸易的法律环境。UNCITRAL RCAP主任Athita Komindr女士，UNCITRAL RCAP法律专家Eun Young Nam女士及Jenny Hui女士将出席研讨会。
The Colloquium will provide an opportunity to discuss the framework of UNCITRAL Legislative Guide and Model Legislative Provisions on Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) against the background of the Belt and Road Initiative infrastructure projects launched by the People’s Republic of China in 2014.
Co-organized by UNCITRAL and the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), with the support of the China PPP Center (Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China), the Department of Treaties and Laws (Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China) as well as the Asian Academy of International Law, the Colloquium will be held virtually during two half-days, on 8 and 9 April 2021.