UNCITRAL Events and News

UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

17 November 2022 to 18 November 2022



17 November 2022 to 18 November 2022

Organized jointly by UNCITRAL, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) and the Central University of Finance and Economics, the 2022 International Colloquium on PPP Best Practices will take place on 17-18 November. The colloquium will bring together participants from both China and from abroad to discuss recent developments in China’s public-private partnerships sector, such as low carbon projects, and the use of UNCITRAL instruments on PPPs as a model for the reform of legal frameworks for public-private partnerships.

11 November 2022

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, UNCITRAL RCAP invites you to its RCAP@10 conference themed "The Road Ahead: Regional trade, global standards, and the future of legal harmonization" to be held via Zoom on 11 November 2022 from 09:30 to 19:00 Korea Standard Time (UTC+9). The event is co-hosted with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea and Incheon Metropolitan City, and supported by Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and Korean Commercial Arbitration Board INTERNATIONAL (KCAB INTERNATIONAL).    

10 November 2022

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 ADR Special Session will take place on 10 November 2022. Themed “Regional Perspectives on Cross-border Dispute Resolution” this year, the Session is an annual knowledge-sharing and capacity-building flagship event that brings together representatives from across the Asia-Pacific region and international legal experts in an interactive, informal setting.

09 November 2022 to 10 November 2022

UNCITRAL RCAP is pleased to invite you to the 11th Asia-Pacific ADR Virtual Conference on 9 and 10 November 2022 (4 – 7 p.m. KST, 8 – 11 a.m. CET) hosted in Seoul, Republic of Korea, 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). Titled “Solidarity for Recovery: Resilience, Restoration, Recalibration”, the event will highlight the impact of the pandemic on ADR in general and on international arbitration in particular.

27 October 2022

联合国国际贸易法委员会亚洲及太平洋区域中心邀请您参加与香港大学法律学院、香港和解中心以及国际争议解决及风险管理协会共同组织的2022年贸易法委员会亚太日活动。这次网络研讨会的主题是《RCAP@10:规划下个十年:亚太区域的调解和仲裁》会议将讨论亚洲及太平洋区域中心如何促进该区域法律协调和加强争端解决机制以加强国际商业交易的可预见性。 联合国国际贸易法委员会亚洲及太平洋区域中心主任 Athita Komindr 女士和联合国国际贸易法委员会亚洲及太平洋区域中心法律专家 蔡梦帆女士将参加开幕式。 该活动将于2022年10月27日下午16:30至18:00 (香港时间,GMT+8) 以虚拟方式举行。有关登记及其他详情,请参阅电子传单。登记及电子传单

27 October 2022

UNCITRAL RCAP is pleased to invite you to its UNCITRAL AP Day 2022 event co-organized with the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Mediation Centre, and the International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute. Themed “RCAP@10: Charting the Course for another Decade: Mediation and Arbitration in the Asia-Pacific Region”, the Webinar will highlight RCAP’s role in promoting legal harmonization in the region and enhancing the availability of dispute resolution to reinforce predictability in international commercial transactions. Athita Komindr, Head of UNCITRAL RCAP, and Moonar Tsoi, Legal Expert of UNCITRAL RCAP, will be participating in the opening session. Register here. For further details, please refer to the e-Flyer

30 September 2022 to 15 January 2023

The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP) is pleased to announce the initial line-up and kick-off of the UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day 2022 (AP Day) academic series. Themed: “RCAP@10: The Next 10 Years of Legal Harmonization in the Region”, the 2022 series celebrates the 10th anniversary of the establishment of RCAP. This series first activity was launched in the Republic of Korea by Inha University on 30 September 2022. Find the calendar of events in the attached e-flyer. UNCITRAL RCAP also invites you to revisit last year's series via the 2021 AP Day report.

29 September 2022 to 21 December 2022

Le 27 mai 2022 a eu lieu le lancement de la première édition des Journées de la CNUDCI en Afrique dans les locaux du Ministère des affaires étrangères et de l’intégration régionale à Accra, au Ghana et en ligne, grâce au soutien de l’Union Européenne. Cet événement marque le coup d'envoi de la série d’activités des Journées de la CNUDCI en Afrique en présence de grandes personnalités. 

Au cours du dernier trimestre 2022, le secrétariat de la CNUDCI coorganisera une série de manifestations avec des établissements d'enseignement supérieur dans les pays africains afin de célébrer la création de la CNUDCI et de sensibiliser les étudiants en droit, les juristes, les décideurs et les secteurs public et privé aux travaux de la CNUDCI, ce qui contribuera à promouvoir l'harmonisation et la modernisation progressives du droit commercial international dans toute la région.

29 September 2022 to 21 December 2022

The UNCITRAL secretariat held the Launch event of the inaugural UNCITRAL Days in Africa on 27 May 2022 with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration in Accra, Ghana and online, thanks to the support of the European Union. It served as the kick-off of the UNCITRAL Days in Africa academic series in presence of distinguished guests. 

During the UNCITRAL Days Africa, the secretariat of UNCITRAL will co-host a series of academic events with institutions of higher learning in the African countries to both celebrate the establishment of UNCITRAL and to raise awareness of the work of UNCITRAL amongst law students, legal experts, policy-makers, and the public and private sectors, thereby furthering the work of UNCITRAL in promoting the progressive harmonization and modernization of international trade and commercial law throughout the region. 

News Articles

31 August 2023

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

21 August 2023

With its accession to the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), Saudi Arabia becomes the 96th State Party to the Convention. Read the full press release here.

31 July 2023

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