The 5th UNCITRAL Asia Pacific Judicial Summit 2023

Monday, 06 November 2023 - 9:30am to Tuesday, 07 November 2023 - 5:30pm

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.

Secretary of UNCITRAL Ms. Anna Joubin-Bret, Senior Legal Officer Mr. Jae Sung Lee, Head of UNCITRAL RCAP Ms. Athita Komindr, and other legal officers from the UNCITRAL secretariat will be participating.  For further details, please refer to the attached programme and