La Commission des Nations Unies pour le droit commercial international (CNUDCI) et l’Organisation pour l’harmonisation en Afrique du droit des affaires (OHADA) organisent un webinaire portant sur les enjeux et défis de l’économie numérique en Afrique et dans la sphère francophone, en partenariat avec l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).
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.
- 28 June to 16 July 2021, Vienna (tentative)
- 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)
- 4-5 May 2021, Vienna
- 15-19 November 2021, Vienna (falls on Gurpurab) (tentative)
- 6–9 April 2021, New York
- 18–22 October 2021, Vienna (tentative)
- 4-7 May 2021, New York
- 13-17 December 2021, Vienna (tentative)
- 19-23 April 2021, New York
- 22-26 November 2021, Vienna (tentative)
The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP) is pleased to announce the Webinar: “UNCITRAL 2021 Overview and Legal Developments”, co-organised with LAWASIA. The webinar will provide insights into the technical work being undertaken across UNCITRAL’s six working groups with a particular focus on dispute resolution and other dimensions of the commercial framework underpinning international trade.
Following the consideration of the proposal by China (A/CN.9/998) and a note by the Secretariat (A/CN.9/1034) on possible future work by UNCITRAL towards the development of a negotiable transport document, UNCITRAL, at its fifty-second session, requested its secretariat to conduct research on legal issues related to the use of railway or other consignment notes, and at its fifty-third session, UNCITRAL requested its secretariat to start preparatory work towards the development of a new international instrument on multimodal negotiable transport documents that could be used for contracts not involving carriage by sea. In this context, the UNCITRAL secretariat is organizing on 13 and 14 April an open webinar to assess the most recent legal developments related to electronic negotiable transport documents and seek views of the wide legal community on them. View the details of the webinar (e.g. programme) here.
The UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UNCITRAL RCAP) is pleased to announce the Webinar on “Regional Perspective of UNCITRAL ADR Instruments on Ease of Doing Business in Asia and the Pacific”, co-organised with the Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre. The webinar will explore how UNCITRAL ADR instruments serve as a means for Bangladesh and the region to promote and strengthen a legally enabling environment for doing business and facilitating cross-border trade. Ms. Athita Komindr, Head of UNCITRAL RCAP, Ms. Eun Young Nam and Ms.
The monthly compilation for March of the bibliography of recent writings related to the work of UNCITRAL is now available.
With its accession to United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea, 1978 (the "Hamburg Rules"), Peru becomes the 35th State Party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for Peru on 1 April 2022. (view press release)
With its accession to the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the "New York Convention"), Belize becomes the 168th State Party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for Belize on 13 June 2021. (view press release)
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