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 
  • 22–26 March 2021, New York 
  • 4–8 October 2021, Vienna (tentative) 
  • 8-12 February 2021, New York
  • 27 September to 1 October 2021, Vienna (tentative)
  • 5-9 October 2020, Vienna 
  • 12-16 April 2021, New York
  • 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

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.

10 December 2020

The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (RCAP) is pleased to announce that Ms Athita Komindr, Head of UNCITRAL RCAP and Ms Jenny Hui, RCAP Legal Expert, will be speaking at the "2020 UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Day, Webinar: The Future Practice of Commercial Dispute Resolution after Extending the Application of CISG to Hong Kong" co-organized by UNCITRAL RCAP, the Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC), and International Dispute Resolution & Risk Management Institute (IDRRMI). The Webinar will examine the future practice of commercial dispute resolution, the various benefits to Hong Kong and ways practitioners can prepare themselves, if the application of the CISG is extended to Hong Kong. 

New Articles

19 October 2020

Bolivia has ratified the United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration. Bolivia is the seventh State Party to the Convention and it will enter into force for Bolivia on 13 April 2021. Read the press release here

13 October 2020

La Comisión de las Naciones Unidas para el Derecho Mercantil Internacional (CNUDMI) se complace en anunciar la primera edición del Día de UNCITRAL-LAC. Comunicado de prensa.

13 October 2020

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Secretariat is pleased to announce the inaugural Latin America and Caribbean Day (LAC Day). Read the press release here.