A. MEETINGS ORGANISED BY UNIDROIT OR BY UNIDROIT MEMBER STATES
I. Institutional meetings of UNIDROIT
(a) General Assembly and Governing Council
- Joint Meeting General Assembly (70th session) and Governing Council (91st session) (Rome, 7-9 May 2012)
- General Assembly (71st session: Rome, 29 November 2012)
(b) Finance Committee
- Finance Committee (71st session: Rome, 15 March 2012)
- Finance Committee (72nd session: Rome, 27 September 2012)
II. Draft Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Space AssetsDiplomatic Conference for the adoption of the draft Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Space Assets (Berlin, 27 February - 9 March 2012) >>> further information
III. Preparation of an international instrument on the netting of financial instrumentsStudy Group on principles and rules on the netting of financial instruments (3rd meeting: Rome, 7-9 February 2012)
Committee of governmental experts on the enforceability of close-out netting provisions.
First session: Rome, 1-5 October 2012.
Second session scheduled for: Rome, 4-8 March 2013.
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IV. Principles and rules capable of enhancing trading in securities in emerging marketsCommittee on emerging markets issues, follow-up and implementation established by the diplomatic Conference to Adopt a Convention on Substantive Rules regarding Intermediated Securities
Colloquium on Financial Markets Law (Rio de Janeiro, 27 March 2012)
Second meeting of the Committee (Rio de Janeiro, 28 March 2012)
V. Preparation of a possible future instrument on third party liability for global navigation satellite system (GNSS) servicesVI. UNIDROIT Convention on Stolen or Illegally Exported Cultural Objects
Informal consultations (Rome, date to be confirmed)
First meeting of the special Committee (Article 20) to review the practical operation of the Convention, convened by the President of UNIDROIT (Paris, UNESCO Headquarters, 19 June 2012)
VII. Preparation of a legal guide on contract farming
The first meeting of the Working Group on Contract Farming will be held in Rome from 28 to 31 January 2013.
I. UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts (Third edition)Conference on Principes d'Unidroit (2010): Un outil indispensable dans la négociation et la rédaction de contrats commerciaux internationaux. The conference will be held on 21 March 2012 at the Court of Appeal of Quebec in Montreal, under the patronage of the Chief Justice of the Court of Appeal of Quebec, the Hon. Nicole Duval Hesler. >>> ProgrammeColloquium on “A new transnational law of obligations? The UNIDROIT Principles 2010” was hosted by the University of Geneva (Switzerland) (Geneva, 3 February 2012).
For further information and programme see the University of Geneva web page http://www.unige.ch/droit/unidroit2010_en.html
Annual Colloquium of the Association Française des Docteurs en Droit : Les Principes d’UNIDROIT 2010 : une nécessité dans les contrats internationaux [The UNIDROIT Principles 2010 : A necessity in International Contracts] (The Colloquium was held at the Grand’Chambre of the Cour de cassation in Paris (France) on 10 February 2012) >>>> Programme
International Symposium in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the law journal “Diritto del commercio internazionale” on the theme "The UNIDROIT Principles 2010: Towards a 'Global' Law of International Commercial Contracts" (Rome, 17 – 18 February 2012). >>> Programme
a Colloquium a Colloquium entitled Foro "Principios de UNIDROIT 2010" was organised by the Departamento de Derecho de los Negocios of the Universidad Externado de Colombia in Bogotá and was aimed at lawyers and professionals working on contractual matters or with international arbitration. The colloquium was held on 10 April 2012 at the Universidad Externado de Colombia (Salón D-603) >>> Programme.