UNCITRAL Events and News

UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

12 November 2020 to 13 November 2020

UNCITRAL is pleased to announce the JPRI International Conference 2020, co-organised with the Judicial Policy Research Institute (JPRI), the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH), and the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT). Themed “International Commercial Litigation: Recent Developments and Future Challenges”, covered topics include “Modernizing and Harmonizing International Commercial Contracts”, “Secured Transactions and Insolvency”, “Enforcement of Arbitral Awards and Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation”, and more. Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret, Secretary of UNCITRAL, will be participating. The event will be publicly livestreamed on the JPRI YouTube channel.

09 November 2020

联合国国际贸易法委员会、香港特别行政区律政司和亚洲国际法律研究院(AAIL)将共同举办联合国国际贸易法委员会第三工作组关于“调解在ISDS中的应用”的间会预备研讨会。该会议旨在促进分享关于调解的信息,并将有助于正在考虑将调解作为ISDS改革方案发展方向的第三工作组讨论的开展。该会议将于2020年11月9日上午9:00-11:35和下午4:00-6:35 (格林威治标准时间+8)以线上方式举行。活动详情请参考电子附件,以及注册请访问:https://events.aail.org/en/event/2020-UNCITRAL-WGIII/ 

09 November 2020

Co-organised by UNCITRAL, the Department of Justice, Hong Kong SAR, and the Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL), the UNCITRAL Working Group III Virtual Pre-Intersessional Meeting on ‘The Use of Mediation in ISDS’ aims to facilitate the sharing of information on mediation and contribute to the discussion of Working Group III as it considers the way forward on the development of mediation as an ISDS reform option. The event will be held virtually on 9 November 2020 from 09:00 – 11:35 and from 16:00 – 18:35 (GMT+8).

06 November 2020

联合国国际贸易法委员会秘书长Anna Joubin-Bret女士将在由香港特别行政区律政司主办的2020年调解会议上发表主旨演讲:“调解为先 ,超越所想”。本次会议的重点议题包括于近日生效的《新加坡调解公约》和COVID-19下网上争议解决的运用。该线上会议的上午环节、下午环节举行时间分别为2020年11月6日09:30 - 11:30 (香港时间)/格林威治标准时间+8与15:00 - 18:00(香港时间)/格林威治标准时间+8。注册请访问:https://www.legalweek.hk/.

06 November 2020

Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret, Secretary of UNCITRAL, will be delivering the keynote speech at Mediation Conference 2020: "Mediate First - More Than You Can Imagine" hosted by the Department of Justice, Hong Kong SAR. Highlighted topics include the recently entered into force Singapore Convention on Mediation and the use of online dispute resolution in light of COVID-19. The event will be held virtually on 6 November 2020 from 09:30 – 11:30 HKT/GMT+8 (Morning session) and from 15:00 – 18:00 HKT/GMT+8 (Afternoon session).

05 November 2020 to 06 November 2020

UNCITRAL is pleased to invite you to the 9th Asia Pacific ADR Conference on 5 and 6 November 2020 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Titled “The New Arbitration Landscape: 2020 and Beyond”, this virtual event is co-organised by UNCITRAL, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board International (KCAB INTERNATIONAL), the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea (MOJ), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center (Seoul IDRC).

05 November 2020 to 06 November 2020

联合国国际贸易法委员会很高兴地邀请您参加将于2020年11月5日及6日在韩国首尔举行的,主题为“仲裁新格局:2020年及未来”的第九届亚太ADR会议。本次线上会议由联合国国际贸易法委员会、韩国商事仲裁委员会国际部(KCAB INTERNATIONAL)、韩国司法部(MOJ)、国际商会(ICC)和首尔国际争议解决中心(Seoul IDRC)共同举办。注册和活动详情可访问:https://www.seouladrfestival.com/thu.

05 November 2020 to 15 December 2020

The UNCITRAL Secretariat is pleased to announce the initial line-up for the inaugural Latin America and Caribbean Day (LAC Day). During the UNCITRAL LAC Day, the Secretariat of UNCITRAL will co-host a series of academic events with institutions of higher learning in the Latin America and Caribbean region to both celebrate the establishment of UNCITRAL and to raise awareness of the work of UNCITRAL amongst law students, legal experts, policy-makers, and the public and private sectors, thereby furthering the work of UNCITRAL in promoting the progressive harmonization and modernization of international trade and commercial law throughout the region. 

05 November 2020 to 15 December 2020

La Secretaría se complace en anunciar las actividades programadas en América Latina y el Caribe en la primera edición del Día de UNCITRAL-LAC.  En el día de UNCITRAL-LAC la Secretaría de la CNUDMI co-patrocina una serie de eventos académicos organizados por instituciones académicas de excelencia en la región de América Latina y el Caribe. Esta serie de eventos celebran el establecimiento de la Comisión y concientizan el trabajo que realiza la CNUDMI entre estudiantes de derecho, expertos legales, legisladores, y representantes del sector privado y público en general.

06 October 2020

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP) is pleased to announce a CISG@40 webinar co-organized with the Center for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (CIICA) in Lahore, Pakistan.

News Articles

31 January 2022

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

04 January 2022

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

04 January 2022

Georgia has ratified the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation. Georgia is the ninth State Party to the Convention and it will enter into force for Georgia on 29 June 2022. Read the press release here.

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