UNCITRAL Events and News

UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

06 June 2020

The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP), the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for India (UNCCI), and the Manav Rachna University are pleased to invite you to a webinar with the theme “Cross Border Insolvency: Should India adopt the UNCITRAL Model Law?” on 6 June 2020. UNCITRAL RCAP will be delivering co-welcoming remarks from Incheon while UNCITRAL Senior Legal Officer Kate Lannan will be speaking from Vienna on the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency and the benefits of harmonization.

27 May 2020

The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP), the UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for India (UNCCI), and the Centre of Excellence on ADR (CADR) at the Faculty of Law, Manav Rachna University are pleased to invite you to a webinar with the theme "Mediation as a Tool for Conflict Management" on Wednesday 27 May 2020.

27 May 2020

联合国国际贸易法委员会亚太区域中心(RCAP), 联合国国际贸易法委员会印度国家协调委员会(UNCCI)及Manav Rachna University法律学院Centre of Excellence on ADR (CADR)诚邀阁下参与于2020年5月27日(星期三)举行的“使用调解作为争议管理工具”在线研讨会。来自联合国国际贸易法委员会秘书处、政府机构、法律及学术界的讲者将介绍新加坡调解公约及和与会人士互动讨论有关使用调解作为商业争议管理工具的相关议题。RCAP及研讨会主持人将作开场词,随后将由四位讲者逐一发言,研讨会最后将开放予自由讨论及问答环节。与会人士可将问题发送至特定频道,主持人将整合有关问题并交予讲者回答。有关研讨会详情,请参阅附上的单张

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.

12 February 2020 to 14 February 2020

The UNCITRAL secretariat is participating in the Third Conference on International Coordination of Secured Transactions Law Reforms: Advancing Reforms Globally and in Latin America Through Enhanced Coordination, in Cartagena, Columbia on 12 and 13 February 2020. The event is co-sponsored by the International Insolvency Institute, Universidad de los Andes, Universidad Externado, and the Kolzolchyk National Law Center (NatLaw).

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).

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.

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.

12 December 2019 to 13 December 2019

联合国国际贸易法委员会亚太区域中心及韩国法务部诚邀各政府代表参加于2019年12月12日至13日在韩国首尔举办的投资人与国家间争议解决改革圆桌会议(ISDS圆桌)。

ISDS圆桌由联合国贸法委亚太区域中心和韩国法务部共同举办,亚太地区的国家代表可就联合国贸法委第三工作组正考虑的的投资人与国家间争议解决的改革方案会面并交换意见(第三工作组第三阶段的授权任务为拟定推荐予委员会的有关解决方案)。ISDS圆桌将包括七节会议,分别探究上诉机制、第三方出资、行为守则、咨询中心、投资人与国家间争议解决的改革方案的多边工具、多边投资法院以及仲裁员和审裁员的任命。(请查阅附件中的暂定大纲)

期望为期一天半的ISDS圆桌能让各代表团就将在2020年1月20日至24日在维也纳举行的下一次工作组会议上讨论的改革方案及将在日后进一步考虑的方案分享意见。联合国贸法委亚太区域中心和韩国法务部诚邀各政府代表参与ISDS圆桌,以对这些投资人与国家间争议解决改革方案发表意见。预计讨论将基于秘书处就改革方案预备的工作文件,以及各国向工作组提交的材料进行。我们目前正寻求愿意就某些改革方案进行带头讨论的国家代表。

详情请咨询uncitral.rcap@un.org

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.

News Articles

06 May 2022

On 5 May 2022 China deposited a declaration of extension of the territorial application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) to Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China (“the HKSAR”). The territorial application will take effect on 1 December 2022 according to article 97(3) of the CISG. (view press release)

05 May 2022

Turkmenistan has acceded to both the  Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the "New York Convention") and the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods (the "CISG"). Turkmenistan becomes the 170th State Party to the New York Convention and the 95th State Party to the CISG. (view press release

29 April 2022

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

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