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UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

11 May 2021

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).

14 April 2021

联合国国际贸易法委员会亚洲及太平洋区域中心(UNCITRAL RCAP)很高兴地宣布将与亚太法律协会(LAWASIA)联合举办“2021年UNCITRAL概览和法律发展”在线研讨会。本次研讨会将深入探讨UNCITRAL六个工作组正在开展的技术工作,尤其在争端解决办法方面以及为国际贸易提供基础的商业框架的不同层面。 

14 April 2021

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.  

13 April 2021 to 14 April 2021

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.

08 April 2021

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.

08 April 2021

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。 

08 April 2021 to 09 April 2021

本次研讨会以中华人民共和国2014年启动的“一带一路”倡议基础设施项目为背景,讨论《贸易法委员会公私伙伴关系立法指南》和《贸易法委员会公私伙伴关系示范立法条文》的框架。本次研讨会由联合国国际贸易法委员会和中央财经大学联合举办,并得到财政部政府和社会资本合作中心(中华人民共和国财政部)、条约法律司(中华人民共和国商务部)以及亚洲国际法律研究院的支持。研讨会将于2021年4月8日和9日(各半天)线上举行。最终议程和注册信息快将公布。 

08 April 2021 to 09 April 2021

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. 

30 March 2021

UNCITRAL is joining with the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation and the International and Comparative Research Center to hold a virtual discussion session on the digitalization of international trade. The event will cover a range of issues related to current and possible future work of UNCITRAL in this important area, with a particular focus on COVID-19 response and recovery. The event is free of charge with simultaneous interpretation in English and Russian. Click here to register and find additional details

30 March 2021

ЮНСИТРАЛ совместно с Министерством экономического развития Российской Федерации и Центром международных и сравнительно-правовых исследований организует дискуссионную сессию в онлайн-формате, посвящённую цифровизации международной торговли. В рамках мероприятия будет обсуждаться ряд вопросов, связанных с текущей и возможной будущей деятельностью ЮНСИТРАЛ в этой важной области. Особый акцент будет сделан на борьбе с COVID-19 и восстановлении после эпидемии. Участие в мероприятии бесплатно. Мероприятие пройдёт на английском и русском языках с синхронным переводом. Зарегистрироваться и получить более подробную информацию можно по ссылке: https://praktikum.lfacademy.ru/digitalization-of-international-trade.

New Articles

30 April 2021

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

19 April 2021

Aujourd’hui, les Secrétariats du Centre international pour le règlement des différends relatifs aux investissements (CIRDI) et de la Commission des Nations unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI) ont publié une version révisée du projet de Code de conduite pour les personnes appelées à trancher des différends internationaux d’investissement. 

19 April 2021

El día de hoy, los Secretariados del Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Diferencias Relativas a Inversiones (CIADI) y la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas para el Derecho Mercantil Internacional (CNUDMI) publicaron una actualización del proyecto de Código de Conducta para Decisores en Controversias Internacionales relativas a Inversiones.

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