Sessions and Events

  • 24 June–12 July 2024, New York
  • 25–29 September 2023, Vienna (falls on Yom Kippur)
  • 5–9 February 2024, New York
  • 2–6 September 2024, Vienna (tentative)
  • 30 September–4 October 2024, Vienna (tentative)
  • 1–5 April 2024, New York
  • 23–27 September 2024, Vienna (tentative)
  • 16–20 October 2023, Vienna
  • 15–19 April 2024, New York
  • 18–22 November 2024, Vienna (tentative)
  • 11–15 December 2023, Vienna
  • 13–17 May 2024, New York
  • 25–29 November 2024, Vienna (tentative)
  • 27 November–1 December 2023, Vienna (falls on Gurpurab)
  • 6–10 May 2024, New York
  • 9–13 December 2024, Vienna (tentative)


21 May 2024 to 22 May 2024

The Fourteenth Multinational Judicial Colloquium on Insolvency, co-sponsored by INSOL International, UNCITRAL and The World Bank Group, will take place in San Diego on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 May 2024. Since 1995 INSOL International and UNCITRAL have co-sponsored Multinational Judicial Colloquia on Insolvency. Since 2007 The World Bank Group has joined as co-sponsor.  These Colloquiums, held biannually in various locations around the world, have brought together judges, regulators and judicial officials from different jurisdictions to consider a wide range of insolvency-related issues. These issues have included judicial co-operation in cases of cross-border insolvency, access to courts by insolvency practitioners and recognition of insolvency administrations by foreign courts.The Colloquium is restricted to judges who deal with insolvency matters. The Colloquium will be in English. Click here for more information.

08 November 2023

On 8 November, the UNCITRAL secretariat held the 2023 Dispute Resolution in the Digital Economy Forum: Asia and Beyond co-organized with the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration and South China International Arbitration Center (Hong Kong) at the latter’s premise in Hong Kong. As part of the World Tour initiative in UNCITRAL’s Dispute Resolution in the Digital Economy project, two panels sought inputs on important DRDE topics from Chinese, Asian and global perspectives. The Secretary of UNCITRAL, Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret opened the event. Find the flyer below, which contains the programme, speaker bios and the event video at this link.

06 November 2023 to 07 November 2023


06 November 2023 to 07 November 2023

Jointly organised by UNCITRAL RCAP and the Department of Justice of the Hong Kong SAR, China, the 5th UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit 2023, as part of Hong Kong Legal Week 2023, will take place from 6 to 7 November 2023. A biennial flagship event, the theme this year is “Post-pandemic Resilience, New Beginnings and Innovations in International Trade Law and Dispute Resolution.” The Summit brings together judges, government officials, legal practitioners, academics, and other professionals from various jurisdictions to discuss topical legal issues. Day 1 of the Summit is a Judicial Conference open to the public, consisting of four sessions on the Beijing Convention on the Judicial Sale of Ships, UNCITRAL texts on MSMEs, UNCITRAL’s recent work on dispute resolution and UNCITRAL’s work on digital economy and trade, respectively. Registration for Day 1 is available here. Day 2 of the Summit is an invitation-only Judicial Roundtable for judges and judicial personnel to discuss the UNCITRAL mediation framework and the use of technology in dispute resolution and court proceedings.

02 November 2023

UNCITRAL RCAP invites you to join the KMOJ – UNCITRAL ADR Special Session on ISDS Reform, co-hosted with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Korea. This flagship event, taking place on 2 November 2023 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, serves as a forum for exchanging perspectives with a focus on ISDS reform. Representatives from across the Asia-Pacific and international legal experts will discuss investment mediation, the codes of conduct and the advisory centre on international investment law as well as dispute prevention and mitigation. The event will be held in English with simultaneous translation in Korean and is open to the public free of charge.  

New Articles

04 January 2024

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

04 December 2023

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

29 November 2023

With its ratification of the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the "Singapore Convention on Mediation"), Nigeria becomes the 13th State Party to the Convention. Read the full press release here.