UNCITRAL Events and News
UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia
The inaugural UNCITRAL RCAP Incheon Law & Business Forum, supported by the Ministry of Justice and Incheon Metropolitan City, will be held on 18 September 2019 in Incheon with the theme “Challenges of Doing Business in the Digital Economy In Asia and the Pacific”. The Forum comprises 2 panels on “New Frontiers in the Digital Economy” and “The Changing Legal Landscape”, as well as a roundtable discussion on legal instruments or innovations needed to facilitate international business in the digital economy.
The Signing Ceremony for the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (“Singapore Convention on Mediation”) will be held on 7 August 2019 in Singapore. Co-organized by UNCITRAL and the Singapore Ministry of Law, this globally significant event will open with formal addresses by Singapore Prime Minister Mr. Lee Hsien Loong and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Legal Affairs
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.
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.
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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.
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.