Sessions and Events

Alert: Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, the March, April and May sessions of UNCITRAL Working Groups I, III, IV, V and VI had to be postponed until further notice. The Secretariat will communicate to delegations in due course any arrangements that may be put in place to allow making progress on the working papers scheduled for consideration at those sessions.

Commission

  • 28 June to 16 July 2021, Vienna (tentative)
  • 28 September to 2 October 2020, Vienna 
  • 25-29 January 2021, Vienna
  • 4-8 October 2021, Vienna (tentative) 
  • 22-26 March 2021, New York
  • 27 September to 1 October 2021, Vienna (tentative)
  • 5-9 October 2020, Vienna 
  • 8-12 February 2021, Vienna
  • 15-19 November 2021, Vienna (falls on Gurpurab) (tentative)
  • 19-23 October 2020, Vienna 
  • 5–9 April 2021, New York
  • 18–22 October 2021, Vienna (tentative)
  • 14-18 December 2020, Vienna 
  • 19-23 April 2021, New York
  • 22-26 November 2021, Vienna (tentative)

Events

05 February 2021

UNCITRAL, the  Ministry of Justice of Japan, and the Japan International Dispute Resolution Centre (JIDRC) are pleased to invite you to a kick-off discussion on Dispute Resolution in the Digital Economy featuring (1) Japan’s proposal on stocktaking of dispute resolution in the modern context and (2) Israel and Japan’s proposal on dispute resolution in international high-tech related transactions. Speakers include Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret (The Secretary, UNCITRAL), Mr. Takashi Takashima (Senior Attorney, Ministry of Justice, Japan), Mr. Andrés Jana (Chair, UNCITRAL Working Group II), and Mr. Cedric Yehuda (Director, Ministry of Justice, Israel), amongst others. 

11 December 2020

Durante el 52º período de sesiones de la Comisión en 2019 UNCITRAL consideró una propuesta de la Unión Europea sobre la ley aplicable a los procedimientos de insolvencia (ver A/CN.9/995). UNCITRAL pidió a la Secretaría que, en colaboración con otras organizaciones internacionales pertinentes, organizara un coloquio; con miras a presentar propuestas más concretas sobre posibles trabajos futuros en esta área, los cuales serán examinados por la Comisión en su 53º período de sesiones, en 2020.

11 December 2020

联合国国际贸易法委员会2019年第五十二届委员会审议了欧盟关于《破产程序中的适用法》的提案(见A/CN.9/995)。委员会要求秘书处与其他有关国际组织合作举办一次研讨会,旨在就未来可能针对这一专题开展的工作提出具体建议,供委员会2020年第五十三届会议审议。

11 December 2020

À sa cinquante-deuxième session, en 2019, la CNUDCI a examiné une proposition de l'Union européenne sur la loi applicable dans les procédures d'insolvabilité (voir A/CN.9/995). La CNUDCI a demandé au Secrétariat d'organiser un colloque, en coopération avec d'autres organisations internationales compétentes, en vue de lui soumettre des propositions concrètes pour les futurs travaux éventuels de la CNUDCI sur ce sujet, pour examen par la Commission à sa cinquante-troisième session, en 2020.

11 December 2020

At its fifty-second session, in 2019, UNCITRAL considered a proposal from the European Union on applicable law in insolvency proceedings (see A/CN.9/995). UNCITRAL requested the Secretariat to organize a colloquium, in cooperation with other relevant international organizations, with a view to submitting concrete proposals for UNCITRAL’s possible future work on such topic, for consideration by the Commission at its fifty-third session, in 2020.

New Articles

30 December 2020


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


07 December 2020

Mongolia has acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (2005) (the “Electronic Communications Convention”). It is the fifteenth State Party to the Convention and it will enter into force for Mongolia on 1 July 2021. Read the press release here.

30 November 2020

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