The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT)


is an independent intergovernmental organisation based in Rome. Its team of professionals and technical support staff works to modernise, harmonise and co-ordinate private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States by preparing treaties, model laws, principles and other types of uniform rules.



We are currently inviting applications for the position of






The incumbent shall be appointed under Article 17 of the Statute at the 78th session of the UNIDROIT General Assembly (12 December 2019), and shall have a proven track-record in the certification of financial accounts. The incumbent shall liaise with the Treasurer of the Institute and ensure compliance of the financial reports produced by the Secretariat with the highest standards of transparency and accountability applicable to intergovernmental organisations based in Italy.


Duration of the appointment: the Auditor shall be appointed for a 5-year term from 1 January 2020, which may only be renewed once.


Applicable annual fee: in line with the approved budget for 2020 submitted to the approval of the General Assembly upon recommendation of the Finance Committee.


Language requirements: UNIDROIT’s working languages are English and French. Working knowledge of Italian is an asset.


Entry on duty: 1 January 2020.


Expressions of interest should be addressed to the Secretary-General of UNIDROIT including a cover letter, client portfolio, and external auditor certification, and sent by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than 15 November 2019.


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UNIDROIT Governing Council,
100th session (A)

(April/May 2021, Remote session)


Official Commentary MAC Protocol
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IVASS Workshop on CAT Bonds
(19 May 2021)


Factoring Model Law Working Group
3rd Session

(26-28 May 2021, Rome-remote)


ATILA Lecture on reinsurance contracts: the PRICL and COVID-19
(27 May 2021)


MAC Preparatory Commission
3rd Session

(3-4 June 2021, Rome-remote)


University of Roma Tre - UNIDROIT 8th Annual International Arbitration Lecture
(23 July 2021)


Model Law on Warehouse Receipts Working Group
3rd Session
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10th Cape Town Convention Academic Conference
(29-30 September 2021, Cambridge, UK)


UNIDROIT Governing Council,
100th session (B)
(22-27 September 2021)



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