UNCITRAL Events and News

UNCITRAL Events and Colloquia

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. 

25 March 2019 to 26 March 2019

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18 March 2019

On March 18, 2019, please join us at Cardozo Law School, for a symposium to celebrate and explore the new Singapore Convention on Mediated Settlements. The need for the Convention and its significance, the role of UNCITRAL, legal issues surrounding mediated settlements, and key issues debated in the Convention’s adoption will be explored.
CLE credits will be available.

01 March 2019 to 02 March 2019

The Vienna Arbitration Days are the leading arbitration conference in Austria. 
We look forward to welcoming you on 1 and 2 March 2019 for two days of lively discussions on hot topics in international arbitration. 

13 February 2019 to 14 February 2019

Est-ce qu’une aide financière pour couvrir leurs frais de déplacement et d'hébergement est-elle fournie ?

13 February 2019 to 14 February 2019

Is financial assistance for travel and accommodation provided?

13 February 2019 to 14 February 2019

¿Se proporciona a los delegados asistencia financiera para sufragar los gastos de viaje y alojamiento?

16 January 2019 to 17 January 2019

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) will issue the updated “UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Public-Private Partnerships” in 2019.

UNCITRAL, the Department of Justice of the Government of Hong Kong - Special Administrative Region and the Asian Academy of International Law, are jointly organizing a 2 days conference to discuss the PPPs challenges in Asia and the solutions provided by the draft UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on PPPs. 

04 December 2018 to 05 December 2018

CIS countries and neighbours of Belarus gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the NY Convention and to review recent developments as regards its interpretation and application internationally as well as in the region.  

28 November 2018

The Ministry of Justice and the Arbitration Court attached to the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry jointly organize an international professional conference on 14 November 2018 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. called “The Hungarian Arbitration on UNCITRAL bases” and cordially invite and welcome all those who consider alternative dispute resolution important: attorneys, counsels, entrepreneurs, state court judges, arbitrators and all other interested professionals.

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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