UNCITRAL Events and News

UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

02 August 2019

The 3rd Asia Pacific Mediation Conference: “Singapore Mediation Convention: Strategies of China, Japan, Korea and Russia” will be held on Friday, 2nd August 2019 at Trade Tower in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  UNCITRAL Secretary Anna Joubin-Bret will deliver a Key Note speech during the Welcoming Session, and head of the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP) Athita Komindr will be speaking in Session 1: Understanding of the Singapore Mediation Convention.

02 August 2019

第三届亚洲太平洋调解会议,《新加坡调解公约:中国,日本,韩国,和俄罗斯的策略》,会在2019年八月二号举行。这次会议会在首尔贸易大楼,韩国,举行。

27 June 2019 to 29 June 2019

亚洲ADR 2019会议,《金缮观点:亚洲ADR变化》, 引用日本采取纯天然材质修补残缺器物的传统工艺,ki

27 June 2019 to 29 June 2019

Asia ADR Week 2019, “The Kintsukuroi Perspective: The Asian ADR Revolution,” applies the Japanese art of fixing broken pottery with gold, or kintsukuroi, to alternative dispute resolution in the global economy – with costly commercial disputes as cracks that are mended by ADR. Organized by the Asian International Arbitration Centre in in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the event’s first day features a presentation by Athita Komindr, Head of the UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific, on the Singapore Convention on Mediation. 

17 April 2019

Themed “New Era of Global Collaboration”, the International Dispute Resolution Conference 2019 aims to foster discussion on emerging trends in dispute resolution and the impact of the“Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation” on international business environment. The Conference is jointly organised by UNCITRAL, Hong Kong Mediation Centre and International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute in collaboration with the Department of Justice.

01 April 2019 to 02 April 2019

The Thirteenth Multinational Judicial Colloquium on Insolvency, co-sponsored by INSOL International, UNCITRAL and The World Bank Group, will take place in Singapore, Republic of Singapore, on 1 and 2 April 2019, in Sands Expo and Convention Centre.

25 March 2019 to 26 March 2019

Le Groupe de travail I sur les micro-, petites et moyennes entreprises organise un colloque sur les modèles de coopération

25 March 2019 to 26 March 2019

El Grupo de Trabajo I sobre las microempresas y pequeñas y medianas empresas (MIPYME) celebrará un coloquio sobre los modelos de cooperación entre MIPYME, los días 25 y 26 de marzo de 2019 en la sede de las Naciones Unidas en Nueva York.

25 March 2019 to 26 March 2019

Working Group I on Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) will hold a Colloquium on MSMEs’ models of cooperation on 25 and 26 March 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

25 March 2019 to 26 March 2019

The Second South Pacific International Arbitration Conference will take place from 25 to 26 March 2019 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). UNCITRAL is co-organizing the event with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the PNG government, and other development partners. 

News Articles

26 May 2022

Kazakhstan has ratified the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation. Kazakhstan is the tenth State Party to the Convention and it will enter into force for Kazakhstan on 23 November 2022. Read the press release here.

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

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