Sessions and Events

  • 3–21 July 2023, Vienna
  • 13–17 February 2023, New York
  • 18–22 September 2023, Vienna (tentative)
  • 6–10 February 2023, New York
  • 25–29 September 2023, Vienna (falls on Yom Kippur) (tentative)
  • 27–31 March 2023, New York
  • 9–13 October 2023, Vienna (tentative)
  • 10–14 April 2023, New York (falls on Orthodox Good Friday) 
  • 16–20 October 2023, Vienna (tentative)
  • 17–20 April 2023, New York
  • 11–15 December 2023, Vienna (tentative)
  • 8–12 May 2023, New York
  • 18–22 December 2023, Vienna (tentative)


07 March 2023

Actividad organizada por la secretaría de la CNUDMI, ALARB y SIECA-SICA. Esta actividad está compuesta de cuatro paneles. Panel I: el uso de la tecnología en el arbitraje; Panel II: Mediación en línea; Panel III: Resolución de controversias en plataformas en línea; y Panel IV: Intercambio de experiencias. Buenas prácticas para divulgar jurisprudencia y experiencia relevante en materia de solución de disputas. Esta es una actividad en formato virtual, con registro previo (enlace).

13 February 2023

Join the UNCITRAL Secretariat for “The New Age of Dispute Resolution: Digitization & Evolving Norms”, an event jointly organized with the New York International Arbitration Center, New York State Bar Association, and the American Society of International Law.

When: Monday, 13 February from 18:30 to 21:30 (EST)
Where: Bracewell LLP (31 West 52nd Street, Suite 1900, New York, NY 10019).

10 January 2023

Organized jointly by UNCITRAL, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (MOFCOM) and the Chongqing Commission of Commerce, supported by the Southwest University of Political Science & Law, the International Colloquium on Exploring the Negotiability of Railway Consignment Notes and Other Cargo Documents will take place on 10 January 2023. The colloquium will bring together participants from both China and from abroad to discuss a) the obstacles and innovative practices and b) legislative and judicial developments concerning the negotiability of railway consignment notes and other cargo documents. 

For more details about the colloquium (including how to join the colloquium), please see the programme for the colloquium.

10 January 2023



15 December 2022 to 16 December 2022

Thursday, 15 December 2022 - 14:30-18:00 JST (GMT+9), and Friday, 16 December 2022 - 10:00-12:30 JST (GMT+9)

Co-organized by UNCITRAL, the Ministry of Justice of Japan (MOJ), and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the 2022 Tokyo Forum on Dispute Resolution, themed “Anchoring new approaches to the core principles of due process and fairness”, was held in person and virtually on Thursday, 15 December 2022 and Friday, 16 December 2022. The first session addressed the stocktaking of developments in dispute resolution in the digital economy, a central topic discussed at the colloquium held by the UNCITRAL Working Group II in spring 2022. The second session tackled the new 2022 ICSID Rules. The event was conducted in English with simultaneous Japanese translation provided.

New Articles

01 March 2023

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

31 January 2023

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

23 January 2023

Belize has acceded to the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (2005) (the “Electronic Communications Convention”). It will enter into force for Belize on 1 August 2023. Read the full press release here.