UNCITRAL Events and News

UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

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

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.

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).

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





06 December 2019

在2019年联合国国际贸易法委员会第五十二届会议上,委员会请秘书处与其他有关国际组织合作举办一次专题讨论会,以进一步澄清和完善委员会在关于资产追查和追回一领域可能开展的工作的各个方面,供委员会 2020 年第五十三届会议审议。委员会认为专题讨论会应审议关于资产追查和追回的可能工具所包含的内容,并收集更多关于大陆法法系各法域做法的资料。专题讨论会还应(a)审视刑事和民事追查和追回资产办法,以期更好地界定该专题,同时受益于现有工具;(b)审议为破产法和其他法律领域开发的工具;(c)讨论拟议的资产追查和追回工具及其他国际文书 (A/74/17, para. 203)。有关决定为委员会于审核美国提交的提案后作出 (A/CN.9/996) and (A/CN.9/WG.V/WP.154)。

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.

06 December 2019

Durante el 52o período de sesiones en 2019, la Comisión pidió a la Secretaría que organizara un coloquio, en cooperación con otras organizaciones internacionales competentes, a fin de aclarar y perfeccionar diversos aspectos de la posible labor futura de la Comisión sobre localización y recuperación civil de bienes, para que la Comisión lo examinará en el 53º período de sesiones, en 2020.

15 November 2019

La conférence sur « l’intelligence artificielle universelle : uniformiser les règles du jeu », organisée conjointement par la CNUDCI, Shearman & Sterling et BCG Gamma aura lieu le 15 novembre 2019 à Paris. Un représentant du Secrétariat de la CNUDCI interviendra en visio-conférence dans le panel intitulé « L’intelligence artificielle en droit : l’intelligence artificielle contre le jugement humain. »

15 November 2019

The Universal Artificial Intelligence: Levelling the Playing Field conference, co-organized by UNCITRAL, Shearman & Sterling, and BCG Gamma, will be held on 15 November 2019 in Paris, France. A member of the UNCITRAL secretariat will participate remotely in a panel titled “Artificial Intelligence in Law: Artificial Intelligence v. Human Judgment.” 

New Articles

11 June 2021

A contribution agreement of EUR 300,000 was signed with the European Union to support the continued operation of the Transparency Registry and to promote the UNCITRAL Transparency Standards for the next three years. (view press release)

07 June 2021

With its signature to the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the "Singapore Convention on Mediation"), Brazil becomes the fifty-foruth signatory to the Convention. (view press release)

31 May 2021

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