Sessions and Events

  • 6-17 July 2020
  • 7-11 October 2019, Vienna 
  • 23-27 March 2020, New York
  • 23 -27 September 2019, Vienna 
  • 3-7 February 2020, New York
  • 14-18 October 2019, Vienna 
  • 20-24 January 2020, Vienna
  • 30 March to 3 April 2020, New York
  • 25-29 November 2019, Vienna 
  • 6-9 April 2020, New York
  • 18-22 November 2019, Vienna
  • 20-24 April 2020, New York 
06 December 2019

At its fifty-second session, in 2019, the Commission requested the Secretariat to organize a colloquium, in cooperation with other relevant international organizations, to further clarify and refine various aspects of the Commission’s possible work on civil asset tracing and recovery, for consideration by the Commission at its fifty-third session, in 2020. The Commission was of the view that the colloquium should consider the elements of a possible toolkit on civil asset tracing and recovery and collect more information on civil law jurisdictions practices.

25 September 2019 to 26 September 2019

La troisième réunion régionale intersessions sur la réforme du RDIE se déroulera les 25 et 26 septembre 2019 à Conakry (Guinée). La réunion sera précédée d’une journée de formation organisée le 25 septembre 2019 à l’initiative du Gouvernement de Guinée et de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) (programme disponible ici).

25 September 2019 to 26 September 2019

La Tercera Reunión regional en la reforma ISDS tendrá lugar en Conakry (Guinea) el 26 de septiembre de 2019. El Taller de desarrollo de capacidades tendrá lugar el 25 de septiembre por iniciativa del Gobierno de Guinea y la Organización Internacional de la Francofonía (OIF programa).  

25 September 2019 to 26 September 2019

The third inter-sessional regional meeting on ISDS reform will take place in Conakry (Guinea) on 26th September 2019. A capacity building workshop is scheduled to take place on 25th September 2019, at the initiative of the Government of Guinea and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF programme). 

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24 September 2019

The arbitral community is invited to a free Joint Conference co-organized by UNCITRAL, the Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) and the Milan Chamber of Arbitration (CAM) on 24 September 2019 from 18:00-20:00. VIAC and CAM are hosting a reception following the event. Read more about the programme and how to register here.

New Articles

19 September 2019

With its accession to the UN Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention), the Maldives becomes the 161st State Party to the Convention. The Convention will enter into force for the Maldives on 16 December 2019 (view the press release).

30 August 2019

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

20 August 2019

CLOUT Issue 199 is now available online. The issue includes nine abstracts on the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency (MLCBI) from the following jurisdictions: Australia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Judge A. Abdullah and Prof. I. Mevorach, CLOUT UK National Correspondent contributed the abstracts to CLOUT. The issue is accessible in all 6 UN languages here.