UNCITRAL Events and News

UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

05 November 2020 to 06 November 2020

UNCITRAL is pleased to invite you to the 9th Asia Pacific ADR Conference on 5 and 6 November 2020 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Titled “The New Arbitration Landscape: 2020 and Beyond”, this virtual event is co-organised by UNCITRAL, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board International (KCAB INTERNATIONAL), the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea (MOJ), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center (Seoul IDRC).

05 November 2020 to 15 December 2020

The UNCITRAL Secretariat is pleased to announce the initial line-up for the inaugural Latin America and Caribbean Day (LAC Day). During the UNCITRAL LAC Day, the Secretariat of UNCITRAL will co-host a series of academic events with institutions of higher learning in the Latin America and Caribbean region 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. 

05 November 2020 to 15 December 2020

La Secretaría se complace en anunciar las actividades programadas en América Latina y el Caribe en la primera edición del Día de UNCITRAL-LAC.  En el día de UNCITRAL-LAC la Secretaría de la CNUDMI co-patrocina una serie de eventos académicos organizados por instituciones académicas de excelencia en la región de América Latina y el Caribe. Esta serie de eventos celebran el establecimiento de la Comisión y concientizan el trabajo que realiza la CNUDMI entre estudiantes de derecho, expertos legales, legisladores, y representantes del sector privado y público en general.

06 October 2020

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP) is pleased to announce a CISG@40 webinar co-organized with the Center for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (CIICA) in Lahore, Pakistan.

06 October 2020

联合国国际贸易法委员会亚太区域中心(UNCITRAL RCAP)高兴地宣布中心将和位于巴基斯坦,拉合尔的国际投资与商事仲裁中心(CIICA)共同举办“CISG@40”主题下的网络研讨会。该会议是为了庆祝《联合国国际货物销售合同公约》(“《销售公约》”)成立40周年。另外,会议将开设论坛来讨论和分析在COVID-19疫情后的世界中《销售公约》的应用情况,包括巴基斯坦和该地区的其他法域是否应该采用《销售公约》的问题。有关的更多详细信息和会议注册,请参阅会议附件

9 – 11 AM(格林尼治标准时间)/ 10 AM – 12 PM(维也纳)/ 1-3 PM(拉合尔)/ 5 – 7 PM(首尔)


17 September 2020

联合国国际贸易法委员会亚太区域中心(RCAP)负责人Athita Komindr将在2020年9月17日举行的“一带一路:建设连通性,实现一带一路可持续发展”研讨会中对《新加坡调解公约》作出概述。该研讨会由亚太法律协会(LAWASIA)组织,作为其2020年线上会议的一部分。会议将邀请来自亚太地区的专家与会,讨论《新加坡调解公约》与中国“一带一路”倡议的可持续发展和投资项目。与会专家和会议详情参见:https://www.lawasia.asn.au/conferences-events/current-webinars/lawasia-2020-conference-online/one-belt-one-road

17 September 2020

The Head of the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP), Athita Komindr, will be presenting an overview of the Singapore Convention on Mediation in “One Belt One Road: Building Connectivity for Sustainable Belt & Road Development” on 17 September 2020.

14 September 2020 to 31 December 2020

The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP) is pleased to announce the initial line-up for its 2020 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day (AP Day) academic series.

14 September 2020 to 31 December 2020


联合国国际贸易法委员会 (以下简称UNCITRAL) 由联合国大会依据其1966年12月17日第2205(XXI)号决议成立,为纪念这一历史性的决议,RCAP于2014年首次设立了亚太日,现已成为RCAP与亚太地区高等院校联合举办的年度旗舰活动。亚太日旨在提高法学院学生、法律专家、政策制定者以及公共与私营领域各界对UNCITRAL工作的认知,进而推动亚太地区国际贸易及商法的逐步现代化及协调。


12 September 2020

UNCITRAL and the Singapore Ministry of Law are pleased to invite you to attend the Digital Event to Commemorate the Entry into Force of the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The event will be held on the date of the Convention’s entry into force, Saturday 12 September 2020, at 1200h GMT at www.singaporeconvention.org. For more details please see the event flyer


News Articles

25 July 2023

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) adopted a series of guidelines and texts on mediation, dispute resolution and other international trade law topics at its 56th session in Vienna. Read the full press release here.

24 July 2023

During an official visit to the Vienna International Centre by President Vo Van Thuong, the Government of Viet Nam signed a memorandum of understanding with the secretariat of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) to increase the cooperation between the UN and Viet Nam in the modernization of the commercial law framework in the country. The memorandum of understanding will support collaborative efforts to promote UNCITRAL texts and capacity-building initiatives regarding the harmonized use of UNCITRAL instruments in Viet Nam.

13 July 2023

In the first week of its session the Commission adopted four legal texts: the UNCITRAL Model Provisions on Mediation, the UNCITRAL Guidelines on Mediation for International Investment Disputes, the UNCITRAL Code of Conduct for Arbitrators in International Investment Dispute Resolution, and the UNCITRAL Code of Conduct for Judges in International Investment Dispute Resolution. Read the full press release here.